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Researching Leisure, Sport and Tourism

The Essential Guide

by Jonathan A Long

  • 127 Want to read
  • 23 Currently reading

Published by Sage Publications Ltd .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Research methods: general,
  • Sport & leisure industries,
  • Sports & Outdoor Recreation,
  • Tourism industry,
  • Social Science,
  • Reference,
  • Sociology,
  • General,
  • Research,
  • Leisure,
  • Methodology,
  • Sports,
  • Tourism

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages248
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10907373M
    ISBN 100761944532
    ISBN 109780761944539

    Add to basket GBP Add to basket USD Add to basket EUR Summary This book critically explores sport-related tourism drawing on the fields of sport management, the sociology of sport, consumer behaviour, sports marketing, economic, urban and sports geography, and tourism studies. The "soft" definition of sport tourism is when the tourist travels to participate in recreational sporting, or signing up for leisure interests. The social, economic, political and environmental contexts of this emerging global power provide an intriguing backdrop. Readership Level:. It explores the impacts of tourism on the environment, changing community attitudes towards tourism, transport infrastructure and sustainability issues in events.

    Particular segments are explored including backpacker tourism, sensual tourism, adventure tourism and ecotourism and the implications for tourism research and education are examined. Recensioner i media The Tourism and Leisure Experience: Consumer and Managerial Perspectives makes an original contribution in the use of research philosophies which link existing literature with management and practical opportunities. This is done within a framework of differing research paradigms and managerial implications, but also it raises questions about our understandings of what will constitute tourism in the 21st century. He has researched and published on a wide range of subjects including research ethics, hospitable spaces, consumer participation, hospitality and urban regeneration, entrepreneurship and organisational culture.

    Normally these kinds of events are the motivation that attract visitors to the events. Sport tourism in the United States is more focused on events that happen annually. These events held once every four years, in a different city in the world. This is a comprehensive and informative book written especially for new and inexperienced researchers in the fields of leisure, sport and tourism. It aims to advance theoretical thinking on the subject of sport tourism development and critical thinking on the interplay of local and global forces in sport and tourism development.


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Researching Leisure, Sport and Tourism book

The book will be useful for undergraduate students with an interest in research methodologies, postgraduate students and researchers in the range of Sport and Tourism book and perspectives given consideration.

There are many possible subdivisions of tourism. This book provides an in-depth examination of tourism in Brazil, critically reviewing its development and management. The style of writing is wonderfully clear and the author explains areas such as sampling and significance in a much better way than many very well known texts.

The event helped increase hotel capacity from what is typically around 60 percent this time of year to 90 percent. It is a thoroughly enjoyable book and is highly recommended.

Its style and language make it particularly useful for first year students in degree or diploma programs This book is informative and easy to read Celebrity and nostalgia sport tourism[ edit ] Celebrity and nostalgia sport tourism involves visits to the sports halls of fame and venue and meeting sports personalities in a vacation basis.

Recensioner i media The Tourism and Leisure Experience: Consumer and Managerial Perspectives makes an original contribution in the use of research philosophies which link existing literature with management and practical opportunities.

The book considers important development issues such as the changing policy context, community benefit tourism and indigenous tourism. An inspiring and essential read for those seeking a contemporary perspective on the subject.

His experience embraces all stages of the research process from design to dissemination and his research utilises both quantitative and qualitative research techniques. To my mind tourism increasingly needs to be understood within new measures of mobility, migrant workers professional and non-professional and urban planning that brings together IT, recreation, leisure and new work patterns as well as conventional interpretations of tourism together in a new hybridity.

Researching leisure, sport and tourism: the essential guide Long, Jonathan A; Dawsonera "Good entry level text that new students will really appreciate. The complex array of work in the field is coherently organized and analyzed. Readership Level:.

In addition Brazil will be hosting two major sport events in the years ahead, i. This is a comprehensive and informative book written especially for new and inexperienced researchers in the fields of leisure, sport and tourism.

He is co-editor of the Journal of Sustainable Tourism. The book draws from theoretical foundations and practical insights, and gives voice to Brazilian researchers who are actively engaged in researching tourism.

Sporting event tourism[ edit ] Sports event tourism refers to the visitors who visit a city to watch events. This collection of papers helps us toward better understanding a new habitus of tourism.

To my mind tourism increasingly needs to be understood within new measures of mobility, migrant workers professional and non-professional and urban planning that brings together IT, recreation, leisure and new work patterns as well as conventional interpretations of tourism together in a new hybridity.

Resort A settlement where the primary function is tourism. It is customary to distinguish between environmental carrying capacity the maximum number before the local environment becomes damaged and perceptual carrying capacity the maximum number before a specific group of visitors considers the level of impact, such as noise, to be excessive.

Sustainable Tourism Extent to which sustainable tourism might be successfully implemented in different environments Resources Go to the online Diigo library to view articles, videos, maps, diagrams, photos, and more for this unit: simply filter the bookmarks by using the appropriate tags e.

It proposes new and thoughtful research agendas and, through insightful case studies, reveals responses to the challenges of managing the tourist experience in a variety of contexts. Drawing from cutting edge cross-cultural research, this original and timely book will be of interest to students, researchers and academics in the areas of Tourism, Geography and related disciplines.

It presents multidisciplinary perspectives of sport tourism, as structured by the geographical concepts of space, place and environment. Notions of Leisure, Sport and Tourism Leisure, recreation, tourism and sport: vague and overlapping definitions The influence of accessibility, changes in technology and affluence upon the growth of these activities II.

Experience management is seen as the way to remain competitive in markets where globalisation and technology have turned products and services into commodities.Jul 19,  · Review. This book would be useful for any leisure, sport, or tourism student who has no previous knowledge of research methods.

Its style and language make it particularly useful for first year students in degree or diploma programs well conceived and easy to read and understand.3/5(1).

This book is informative and easy to read ideal for those who are not familiar with research in those field.’ – Miyoung Oh, Sheffield Hallam University ‚This book would be useful for any leisure, sport, or tourism student who has no previous knowledge of research methods.

This book draws together academic and practitioner insights into the consumer experience by combining the perspectives of the tourist consumer with that of experience managers, supported by examples from tourism, leisure, hospitality, sport and event contexts.

You will live the rest of your life in the future, so it makes sense to think about it. In The Future of Leisure Tourism and Sport, we consider the near future and ways that all forms of leisure, particularly sport and tourism, will be affected by accelerating change.

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This may seem to be a fool’s errand, but ignoring the possibilities of the future is even more foolish. Researching Leisure, Sport and Tourism: The Essential Guide.

This book is the first to focus on the relationship between tourism and cricket. The pattern of cricket as a sport and as a tourist. Lee "Researching Leisure, Sport and Tourism The Essential Guide" por Dr Jonathan A Long disponible en Rakuten Kobo.

"Good entry level text that new students will really appreciate. Clearly written in a style that aids understanding and.