An Introduction to Tourism and Anthropology

An Introduction to Tourism and Anthropology

By: Peter Burns (author)Paperback

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This introductory text explains how anthropology is integral to the study of tourism dynamics. Starting with an overview of the development of anthropology as a social science, the author uses a wealth of international examples, including the UK, USA and Australia, to bring practical relevance to complex theories. With its lucid writing style, summaries, sample questions and suggestions for further reading, this book will be an invaluable teaching resource in this area.

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About Author

Peter Burns is Head of Tourism and Leisure at the University of Luton


List of Figures Preface Acknowledgments Part 1. Anthropology, Tourism and Tourists Chapter 1. Anthropology Chapter 2. Tourism Chapter 3. Tourists Chapter 4. Culture Part 2. Anthropology of Tourism, Globalisation and Development Chapter 5. The Anthroplogy of Tourism Chapter 6. Issues in the Anthropology of Tourism Chapter 7. Globalisation, Tourism and Hospitality Chapter 8. Charting Development Thinking Bibliography

Product Details

  • publication date: 22/04/1999
  • ISBN13: 9780415186278
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 202
  • ID: 9780415186278
  • weight: 272
  • ISBN10: 0415186277

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