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Scandinavian football spectating is examined from a historical perspective. The evolution of spectatorship in Scandinavia can be traced through three separate phases: 1900-30; 1931-1969; and 1970-97. This evolution is compared and contrasted with that in the UK, which has been a major influence on...

Author(s)
Andersson, T.; Radmann, A.
Publisher
Routledge, London, UK
Citation
Fanatics! Power, identity and fandom in football., 1998, pp 141-157
Abstract

A two-phased research project based upon interviews with 70 Swedish households [date not specified] in their homes or in summerhouses and also on the experiences of working on two development projects in suburban areas of allotment gardens in Gothenburg examined the context for creative work in...

Author(s)
Jarlöv, L.
Publisher
Routledge, London, UK
Citation
Leisure/tourism geographies: practices and geographical knowledge., 1999, pp 231-237
Abstract

This paper contrasts distribution systems in various European countries (UK, Germany, Scandinavia, France, Italy, and Spain) and identifies differences between Northern and Southern Europe. It is indicated that there are pronounced differences in approaches to holiday taking in Europe. In Northern...

Author(s)
Casarin, F.
Publisher
Continuum, London, UK
Citation
Tourism distribution channels: practices, issues and transformations, 2001, pp 137-150
Abstract

This study assesses and compares the interest in sustainable tourism and the environmental initiatives among tourists and residents in the Haderslev-Vojens valley, east coast of the Jutland peninsula, Denmark during the summer of 1997. Second, it analyses the differences in the interest in the...

Author(s)
Kaae, B. C.
Publisher
CABI Publishing, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Tourism, recreation and sustainability: linking culture and the environment, 2001, pp 289-313
Abstract

In the paper a study of mobile phones-owners with the Wireless Application Protocol (wap) in Norway is presented. Then some technical aspects regard a wap-based booking application is described and discussed. The findings used in this paper are based on a national representative survey in the...

Author(s)
Tjostheim, I.; Heier, S.
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Wien, Wien, Austria
Citation
Information and communication technologies in tourism 2001: Proceedings of the International Conference in Montreal, Canada, 2001, 2001, pp 130-138
Abstract

This paper presents a case study based on a travel survey on the preferences for different information sources among package and non-package travellers. The sample consists of 367 Norwegian travellers who had access to the internet, had been on a charter holiday (at least once), or had travelled...

Author(s)
Tjøstheim, I.
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Wien, Wien, Austria
Citation
Information and communication technologies in tourism 2002: Proceedings of the International Conference in Innsbruck, Austria, 2002, 2002, pp 166-176
Abstract

This paper examines the preferences for information sources in travel planning by experienced travellers and Internet users in Norway. The study focuses on 4 categories of sources and how travellers planning to go on a city-holiday rank these sources and their sub-categories. A total of 392...

Author(s)
Tjøstheim, I.; Tronvoll, B.
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Wien, Wien, Austria
Citation
City tourism 2002: Proceedings of European Cities Tourism's International Conference in Vienna, Austria, 2002, 2002, pp 276-285
Abstract

This chapter shows how young people use their leisure time and the related experiences of that time use. Data from a diverse sample of five countries (South Africa, Togo, Australia, Chile, and Sweden) illustrate not only the international diversity of leisure, but also the main leisure activities...

Author(s)
Caldwell, L. L.; Baldwin, C. K.
Publisher
Haworth Hospitality Press, Binghamton, USA
Citation
The tourism and leisure industry: shaping the future, 2004, pp 35-51
Abstract

This chapter maps the differences in time-space use/consumption among different groups of visitors in protected areas during winter. It is based on two questionnaire surveys, conducted in the winter of 2001-02, among visitors in the state reserve of Hauts-Plateaux du Vercors in southern France and...

Author(s)
Dupuis, L.; Müller, D. K.
Publisher
Channel View Publications, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Nature-based tourism in peripheral areas: development or disaster?, 2005, pp 91-104
Full TextCABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Leisure participation and time-use surveys: Finland.

The first section of this chapter presents an overview of the history of leisure and time-use surveys in Finland. Using data from these surveys (conducted during 1979-2000), the second section describes trends in: daily time-use patterns; use of communication technologies at home; reading; cultural ...

Author(s)
Liikkanen, M.; Pääkkönen, H.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996202)
Type
Book chapter

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