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Advances in Culture, Tourism and Hospitality Research : Advances in Culture - Arch G. Woodside

Advances in Culture, Tourism and Hospitality Research

Advances in Culture

By: Arch G. Woodside (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 1st April 2007
ISBN: 9780762312573
Number Of Pages: 319

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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 choicesfrom 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; decisions and behaviors regarding assisted living and death. The objective of ACTHR is to promote synergies among culture, work, leisure, tourism, and hospitality scholars. ACTHR 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
*Offers a unique and interdisciplinary view on lifestyle
*Each volume of the series consists of original articles

List of Contributorsp. vii
Editorial Advisory Boardp. ix
Prefacep. xi
Fables of the Reconstruction or Reconstruction of the Fables? Pragmatic Aesthetics for Advancing Tourism, Culture, Place, and Communityp. 1
Lived Experience Theory in Travel and Tourism Researchp. 17
Photo Website and TV Miniseries-Induced Tourism: Two Mega-Trends in Taiwanp. 67
Making the Memory Come Alive and Active: Using Oral History in Tourism and Leisure Researchp. 115
Accepted Standards Undermining the Validity of Tourism Researchp. 131
Gender in Backpacking and Adventure Tourismp. 183
Spatially Differentiated Utility Functions for Urban Greenspace: A Test Based on Conjoint Choice Experimentsp. 215
Advancing Theory on Consumer Plans, Actions, and How Marketing Information Affects Bothp. 227
A Model of Humour in the Tourist Experiencep. 257
Assessing All-Inclusive Pricing from the Perspective of the Main Stakeholders in the Turkish Tourism Industryp. 273
Advancing and Testing Theories of How Visitors Assess Historical Districts as Tourism Destinations with Use of Repertory Grid Analysis and Laddering Analysisp. 289
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ISBN: 9780762312573
ISBN-10: 0762312572
Series: Advances in Culture
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 319
Published: 1st April 2007
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.47 x 16.41  x 3.05
Weight (kg): 0.64