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Advances in Culture, Tourism and Hospitality Research Vol: 1

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16 Feb 2007
Emerald Group Publishing Limited
344 pages - 156 x 234 x 20mm
Advances in Culture, Tourism and Hospitality Research


"Advances in Culture, Tourism, and Hospitality Research" ("ACTHR") broadly seeks to increase understanding and description of human behavior, conscious and unconscious meaning, and implicit/explicit decision processes applied to living and making major and everyday choices from where to live, how culture affects thinking and actions; marriage, children; work choices and behavior; leisure pursuits; holiday destination; travel behavior; making tradeoffs among work, play, sleeping, and necessity behaviors; deciding, using, and evaluating short and long term accommodations; and, decisions and behaviors regarding assisted living and death. The objective of "ACTHR" is to promote synergies among culture, work, leisure, tourism, and hospitality scholars. The series focuses on examining individuals and households lived experiences and their cultural and personal antecedents and consequences. Most papers appearing in "ACTHR" will offer advances both in theory and empirical evidence; empirical reports include interpretive, positivistic, or mixed research designs. Arch Woodside is very well known and highly respected figure in tourism in marketing, tourism & leisure. This volume offers a unique and interdisciplinary view on lifestyle. Each volume of the series consists of original articles.
Chapter 1: Fables of the Reconstruction or Reconstruction of the Fables? Pragmatic Aesthetics for Advancing Tourism, Culture, Place, and Community. Chapter 2: Lived Experience Theory In Travel And Tourism Research. Chapter 3: Photo Website-Induced Tourism. Chapter 4: Making the memory come alive and active: using oral history in tourism and leisure research. Chapter 5: Following the recommendation by .Emerged standards undermining the validity of empirical tourism research. Chapter 6: Gender in Backpacking and Adventure Tourism. Chapter 7: Interpreting Service Processes Through Service Blueprinting. Chapter 8: Advancing Theory on Consumer Plans, Actions, and How Marketing Information Affects Both. Chapter 9: A Model of Humour in the Tourist Experience. Chapter 10: Assessing All-Inclusive Pricing from the Perspective of the Main Stakeholders in the Turkish Tourism Industry. Chapter 11: Advancing And Testing Theories Of How Visitors Assess Historical Districts As Tourism Destinations With Use Of Repertory Grid Analysis And Laddering Analysis.

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