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Researching and Writing Dissertations in Hospitality and Tourism : Tourism and Hospitality Management Series - Mona Clark

Researching and Writing Dissertations in Hospitality and Tourism

Tourism and Hospitality Management Series

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This book covers all aspects of researching and writing dissertations in hospitality and tourism. Written by experienced teachers and researchers, the book offers a guide to everything from organizing the initial research process, to writing up the results of your findings. Areas covered include: researching topics in hospitality and tourism, key research methods and writing and presenting your findings. It is the only book of its kind and will therefore will be an indispensable source of reference to any student required to write a dissertation or thesis as part of a Hospitality and Tourism-related course. This book covers all aspects of researching and writing dissertations in hospitality and tourism. Written by experienced teachers and researchers, the book offers a guide to everything from organizing the initial research process, to writing up the results of your findings. Areas covered include: researching topics in hospitality and tourism, key research methods and writing and presenting your findings. It is the only book of its kind and will therefore will be an indispensable source of reference to any student required to write a dissertation or thesis as part of a Hospitality and Tourism-related course.

1. Introduction. PART I: GETTING STARTED. 2. What is research for and what does it involve? 3. Thinking about doing: choosing a topic. 4. Choosing a research method. 5. Describing research objectives using mapping sentences. 6. Classification systems and typologies. 7. Managing the research programme : a basic framework. PART II: KEY QUALITATIVE RESEARCH METHODS. 8. Methods of sampling. 9. Questionnaires. 10. Miscellaneous methods: diary technique, content analysis, single and multiple case studies, general principles of secondary data analysis. 11. Attitude measurement. 12. Interviewing. 13. Ethnography and participant observation. PART III: KEY STATISTICAL TECHNIQUES AND CONCEPTS. 14. An introduction to statistical concepts. 15. Descriptive statistics. 16. Basic probability. 17. Statistical testing. PART IV: WRITING THE DISSERTATION. 18. Key techniques in writing and presenting dissertations. 19. Verbal presentation of dissertation findings.

ISBN: 9781861520463
ISBN-10: 1861520468
Series: Tourism and Hospitality Management Series
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 296
Published: 15th December 1997
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.6 x 19.0  x 1.9
Weight (kg): 0.58
Edition Number: 1
Edition Type: New edition