Backpacker tourism: concepts and profiles

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Channel View Publications, Dec 15, 2007 - Sports & Recreation - 284 pages
Backpacker tourism has shifted from the margins of the travel industry into the mainstream. Backpacker Tourism: Concepts and profiles explores the current state of the international backpacker phenomenon, drawing together different disciplinary perspectives on its meaning, impact and significance. Links are drawn between conceptual issues and case studies, setting backpacking in its wider social, cultural and economic context.

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Contents

Conceptualising and Profiling Backpacker
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Conceptualising Backpacker Tourism
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The Social Psychological Interface of Tourism
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