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The possibilities are investigated and discussed of using existing social and economic data to indicate which areas of Scotland might best be able to benefit, in the context of socio-economic need, from specific types of tourism development. Attention is directed at relatively small geographic...

Author(s)
Long, J. A.
Citation
Working Paper, Tourism and Recreation Research Unit, 1978, No.2, pp 30pp.
Abstract

Contains: tourism as the subject of investigations on the geography of tourism; Geography of tourism against a background of geographic sciences and other scientific disciplines; Main investigatory problems; initial materials and methods applied in the geography of tourism; The aim of...

Author(s)
Warszynska, J.; Jackowski, A.
Publisher
Panstwowe Wydawnictwo Naukowe-PWN., [Warsaw], Poland
Citation
Podstawy geografii turyzmu., 1978, pp 333pp.
Abstract

A classification is developed of leisure activities by social class. The segmentation technique is used to link each leisure activity with the social and demographic characteristics which best explain its frequency.

Author(s)
Brasseur, A.; Debreu, P.; Lemel, Y.
Citation
Collections de l'INSEE, Serie M, 1979, No. 72, pp 143pp.
Abstract

The vast majority of tourism research collects informaion on number and origin of travellers, monies spent, and personal characteristics of travellers, but fails to explain why people travel. Recently, life-style has been employed as a means to explain the reasons behind purchase behaviour. The...

Author(s)
Abbey, J. R.
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 1979, 18, 1, pp 8-14
Abstract

Studies of outdoor recreation commonly mobilize "individual-level" variables, such as personal characteristics (e.g., age, sex, socioeconomic status), personality, psychological needs, life experiences, and attitudes in testing for explanations of different participation styles. Seldom is attention ...

Author(s)
Bultena, G. L.; Field, D. R.
Citation
Leisure Sciences, 1980, 3, 3, pp 221-240
Abstract

A leisure demand projection model is developed that offers a technique to combine several socio-economic variables into a single composite score for use in predicting future leisure demand. The first step was the formulation of a leisure typology from the 1973 data provided by the Continuous...

Author(s)
Yu, J. M.
Citation
Leisure Sciences, 1981, 4, 2, pp 127-142
Abstract

Numerous outdoor recreation forecasting studies have included household characteristics as well as aspects of the recreation facilities and accessibility. Only a few studies, however, have included in the prediction equation any measure of the effects of urban milieu on behaviour. Four commonly...

Author(s)
Fesenmaier, D. R.; Goodchild, M. F.; Leiber, S. R.
Citation
Leisure Sciences, 1981, 4, 4, pp 459-476
Abstract

The article considers the relationship between education and outdoor recreation patterns in the USA. Education level is generally not found to be the most important demographic variable predicting participation in outdoor recreation but it is still significant. The influence of education on...

Author(s)
Godbey, G.
Publisher
Leisure Studies Association, Sheffield, UK
Citation
Leisure and learning in the 1980s., 1983, pp 162-171
Abstract

This paper tests the influence of socioeconomic status on three indicators of leisure: holiday taking as a measure of actual leisure behaviour, and recreational aspirations and expectations as indicators of the activities people prefer. The findings show that people of different socioeconomic...

Author(s)
Ternowetsky, G. W.
Citation
Leisure Studies, 1983, 2, 1, pp 31-44
Abstract

This study was conducted in three villages of Ludhiana district, Indian Punjab, from which 150 farm homemakers were selected to determine leisure time availability and factors affecting it. It was found that age, employment status, family income, type of family, size of family and the help received ...

Author(s)
Batish, S.; Miglani, S. S.
Citation
Journal of Research, Punjab Agricultural University, 1988, 25, 4, pp 650-654

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