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This book walks students through the selection and application of research methods within tourism. The authors introduce the relevant language and theory of key methodologies and then develop them using strategic literature review and the inclusion of international examples which relate directly to tourism. The historical and philosophical context of each method is then carefully laid out alongside the practical application of the technique. Each concept sets the historical and philosophical context of a method alongside the practical application of the technique.
If you have research interests in aspects of ‘experience’ then reading about phenomenology is a must. The application of phenomenological inquiry, however, can take many forms and wide reading outside tourism studies in education, medicine, psychology and religion, is strongly advised.
Phenomenology as a methodology has been largely overlooked in tourism research (Dann and Cohen, 1996). Nevertheless, the ...