Frameworks for Tourism Research

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CABI, Jan 1, 2012 - Business & Economics - 220 pages
Frameworks are the foundation of good scholarship. They structure, organize and communicate research, underpin individual studies and shape the field of study as a whole. This book introduces students to the concept of frameworks in tourism research and provides a review, discussion and critique of frameworks. Theoretical, conceptual, analytical and integrative frameworks are all covered in detail, with the features, use, strengths and limitations of each from discussed and illustrated using a wide range of examples and applications across the field of tourism studies. It is suitable for acade.
 

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Contents

Frameworks and Tourism Research
1
2 Theoretical Frameworks
17
3 Conceptual Frameworks
28
4 Analytical Frameworks
50
5 Integrative Frameworks
65
6 Multipurpose Matrices
79
7 Process Frameworks
104
8 Systems Networks and Composite Frameworks
130
9 Selecting and Developing Frameworks
152
10 Frameworks and Future Directions in Tourism Research
172
References
177
Author Index
195
Subject Index
201
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