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Abstract

This fourth edition introduces basic sociological theories and their relevance to tourism and examines the major themes and issues concerning the social nature of tourism. It explores the relationship between tourism and society from two perspectives: the influence of society on tourism, and the...

Author(s)
Sharpley, R.
Publisher
Elm Publications, Huntingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism, tourists and society, 2008, Ed.4, pp x + 352 pp.
Abstract

This chapter examines tourism motivation from a sociological perspective considering, in particular, the link between the motivation for tourism and modern society. It is suggested that there are two approaches which may be used as a basis for examination. The first is to consider ways in which...

Author(s)
Sharpley, R.
Publisher
Elm Publications, Huntingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism, tourists and society., 1994, pp 96-126
Abstract

This book approaches tourism from a sociological perspective, considering both tourists themselves and the societies which generate, sustain and receive tourism. It introduces basic sociological theories and their relevance to tourism before examining the major themes and issues concerning the...

Author(s)
Sharpley, R.
Publisher
Elm Publications, Huntingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism, tourists and society., 1994, pp viii + 277pp.