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A Companion to Tourism free pdf This groundbreaking Companion offers readers an opportunity to reassess key themes in contemporary tourism studies in the light of recent theoretical developments in tourism studies and the social sciences, as well as dramatic changes in the operating environment for tourism. * A critical overview of current research in tourism studies. * Offers readers an opportunity to reassess key themes in tourism studies in the light of recent developments, such as terrorist attacks, SARS and the financial failure of airlines. * Comprises 48 specially commissioned essays, written by more than 50 acknowledged experts from around the world. * Covers cutting-edge perspectives and topics, including tourism's role in globalization, sustainable tourism, and the state's role in tourism development. * Sets an agenda for future tourism research. * Includes a wealth of bibliographic references.

About Alan A. Lew

Alan A. Lew is Professor and Chair in the Department of Geography, Planning and Recreation at Northern Arizona University. He is Editor-in-chief of Tourism Geographies and Resource Editor for the Annals of Tourism Research. C. Michael Hall is Professor and Head of the Department of Tourism at the University of Otago and Honorary Professor in the Department of Marketing at the University of Stirling. He is Co-editor of Current Issues in Tourism and Associate Editor of Tourism Geographies. Allan M. Williams is Professor of Human Geography and European Studies at the University of Exeter. He is Associate Editor of Tourism Geographies, Co-editor of European Urban and Regional Studies and author or editor a number of books, including Critical Issues in Tourism (Blackwell Publishing, Second Edition, 2002).

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Author : Alan A. Lew
Publisher : Wiley-Blackwell
Data Published : 14 January 2008
ISBN : 0470752270
EAN : 9780470752272
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 640 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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