In Search of Hospitality: Theoretical Perspectives and Debates

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Conrad Lashley, Alison J. Morrison
Butterworth-Heinemann, 2001 - Business & Economics - 300 pages
'In Search of Hospitality' is a unique contribution to the study of hospitality, exploring the practice of hospitality across disciplines, and adopting an international perspective where appropriate.

This title brings together an extraordinary collection of leading researches and writers in hospitality, sociology, philosophy and social history, thereby providing a broad and comprehensive perspective on hospitality. It focuses the study of hospitality across the range of human, social and economic settings, and provides a reference point for the future development of hospitality as an academic discipline.

Harnessing this wide range of viewpoints, 'In Search of Hospitality' offers an intellectually stimulating and innovative approach to the study of hospitality. It is ideal for students and academics within both the applied fields of hospitality and tourism studies and the general fields of business studies and behaviour sciences. It is also suitable for practitioners in hospitality, leisure and tourism businesses, for whom it provides a provocative and informative guide to understanding and providing hospitality within a commercial context.

an outstanding text in hospitality management literature, now in a paperback edition
draws together thinking and influences from a diverse range of both national and international perspectives
provocative and informative, appeals to both academics and practitioners, with contributions from leading hospitality experts.

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