3 edition of Tourism and modernity found in the catalog.
Tourism and modernity
Includes bibliographical references (p. 227-254) and indexes
|Series||Tourism social science series|
|LC Classifications||G155.A1 W356 2000|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||viii, 271 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||271|
|LC Control Number||99041423|
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Book Description Tourism, Tourists and Society provides a broad introduction to the inter-relationship between tourism and society, making complex sociological concepts and themes accessible to readers from a non-sociological academic background.
Tourism thus has much to do with the conditions and consequences of modernity and is, in short, an indicator of the ambivalence of modernity.
It is from this perspective that this book attempts to broaden the established line of enquiry into the relationship between tourism and modernity."--Jacket.
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