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The SAGE Handbook of Tourism Management: Theories, Concepts and Disciplinary Approaches to Tourism / Edition 1

The SAGE Handbook of Tourism Management: Theories, Concepts and Disciplinary Approaches to Tourism / Edition 1


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The SAGE Handbook of Tourism Management is a critical, state-of-the-art and authoritative review of tourism management, written by leading international thinkers and academics in the field. With a strong focus on theories, concepts and disciplinary approaches to tourism studies, the chapters in this volume are framed as critical synoptic pieces covering key developments, current issues and debates, and emerging trends and future considerations for the field.

Part One: Researching Tourism

Part Two: Social Analysis

Part Three: Economic Analysis

Part Four: Technological Analysis

Part Five: Environmental Analysis

Part Six: Political Analysis

This handbook offers a fresh and definitive look at tourism management, making it an essential resource for academics, researchers and students.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781526461124
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Publication date: 09/26/2018
Pages: 616
Product dimensions: 7.24(w) x 9.68(h) x (d)

About the Author

Chris Cooper is Professor in the School of Events, Tourism and Hospitality Management Leeds Beckett University in the UK. His Ph D in Geography is from University College London. Chris has worked as a researcher and teacher in every region of the world and has extensive publishing experience. He gained experience in tour operation before returning to academic life. Chris works with international agencies including the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO). He held the Chair of the UNWTO’s Education Council from 2005 – 2007 and was awarded the United Nations Ulysses Medal for contributions to tourism education and policy in 2009.

William B. Gartner is the Arthur M. Spiro Professor of Entrepreneurship at Clemson University. Prior to joining Clemson he was on the faculty at Georgetown University, the University of Virginia, San Francisco State University, and the University of Southern California. He is one of the co-founders of the Entrepreneurship Research Consortium, which initiated, developed and managed the Panel Study of Entrepreneurial Dynamics. His service to the entrepreneurship field has included two consecutive terms as Chair of the Academy of Management Entrepreneurship Division (1985 + 1986), special issue editorships for the Journal of Business Venturing (JBV) and Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice (ETP), and Editorial Board memberships with the Academy of Management Review (AMR), Journal of Management (JOM), JBV, ETP, and the Journal of Small Business Management (JSBM). His research has: been published in AMR, JBV, ETP, JOM and JSBM; won awards from the Academy of Management, ETP, and the Babson-Kauffman Entrepreneurship Research Conference; and has been funded by the Kauffman Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership, Coleman Foundation, U.S. Department of Education, Small Business Foundation of America, the Los Angeles Times, the Pacific Gas and Electric Company, the Corporate Design Foundation and the National Endowment for the Arts. His research on nascent entrepreneurs explores how they: find and identify opportunities, recognize and solve startup problems, and undertake actions to successfully launch new ventures. He is also collecting and analyzing the stories entrepreneurs tell about their entrepreneurial adventures.

Table of Contents

1. An Introduction to The Handbook, Volume 1 - Chris Cooper, Bill Gartner, Noel Scott and Serena Volo
Part 01: Researching Tourism
2. Qualitative Research and Tourism Studies - Gayle Jennings
3. Quantitative Research Approaches to Tourism - Josef Mazanec
Part 02: Social Analysis
4. Economic Geographies of Tourism: A Critical and Contested Discourse - Keith Debbage
5. Tourism Histories - Kevin James
6. Key Milestones and Changing Directions in the Sociology of Tourism - Scott and Erik Cohen
7. Psychology of Tourism - Philip Pearce
8. Anthropology of Tourism - Tim Wallace and Valene Smith
9. Tourism Ethics - Valerie Sheppard and David Fennell
10. Network Analysis: Qualitative Methods in Tourism - Rodolfo Baggio
Part 03: Economic Analysis
11. Economics of Tourism - Larry Dwyer
12. Tourism Data Sources: From Official Statistics to Big Data - Serena Volo
13. Analysing and Forecasting Tourism Demand - Haiyan Song, Anyu Liu, and Vera Shanshan Lin
14. Tourism Supply Side Analysis - Tadayuki Hara, Sachiyo Asahi, and Morihiko Kinjo
15. Small Business and Entrepreneurship Research in Tourism: A Review - Rhodri Thomas and Neil Ormerod
16. Tourism Human Resources - Adele Ladkin
17. Service Management - David Solnet and Maria Golubovskaya
Part 04: Technological Analysis
18. Tourism and Surface Transport - Bruce Prideaux
19. Aviation and Tourism - Gui Lohmann and Bojana Spasojevic
20. The Digital Tourism Economy - Miha Bratec
21. Tourism and Knowledge Management - Lisa Ruhanen
22. Business Model Innovation in Tourism - opportunities, challenges and examples - Anne-Mette Hjalager and Einar Lier Madsen
Part 05: Environmental Analysis
23. The Tourism/Environment Relationship - Andrew Holden
24. Tourism Sustainability And Resilience - Richard Butler
25. Climate Change and Tourism: Mitigation and Global Climate Agreements - Debbie Hopkins and James Higham
26. Tourism and Biodiversity - Stefan Gossling
27. Protected Natural Areas and Tourism Management - Dave Newsome, Michael Hughes, and Kate Rodger
28. Tourism, Energy, Oil and Water - Jonathon Day and Natalie Chin
Part 06: Political Analysis
29. Tourism Institutions and Agencies - Haywantee Ramkissoon and Dean Hristov
30. Tourism Policy - John Jenkins
31. Tourism Governance - Lindemberg Medeiros de Araujo and Noel Scott
32. Tourism Planning: Evolution and Trends for the Future - Carlos Costa and Filipa Brandão
33. Foreign Direct Investment and Tourism Development: A Theoretical and Empirical Review - Robin Nunkoo and Boopen Seetanah
34. Globalization, Supranationalism and Tourism - Dallen Timothy

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