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Handbook of Research Methods in Tourism [electronic resource] : Quantitative and Qualitative Approaches

By: Contributor(s): Material type: Computer fileComputer filePublisher number: 9781781001288Publication details: Cheltenham : Edward Elgar Publishing, 2012.ISBN:
  • 9781781001295
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Additional physical formats: Print version:: Handbook of Research Methods in Tourism : Quantitative and Qualitative ApproachesDDC classification:
  • 338.4791072 910.01/5195
LOC classification:
  • G155.A1
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Contents:
Cover; Copyright; Contents; Contributors; Preface; PART I QUANTITATIVE RESEARCH METHODS; 1 Statistical testing techniques; 2 Regression analysis; 3 Time series analysis; 4 Demand modeling and forecasting; 5 Structural equation modeling; 6 Discrete choice analysis and experimental design; 7 Panel data analysis; 8 The almost ideal demand system; 9 Hedonic price analysis; 10 Factor analysis; 11 Cluster analysis; 12 Input-output and SAM models; 13 CGE modeling; 14 Cost-benefit analysis; PART II QUALITATIVE RESEARCH METHODS; 15 Grounded theory; 16 Ethnographic methods; 17 Focus groups
18 Interview techniques19 Participant observation; 20 Cross-cultural approaches; 21 Archival research; 22 Community case study research; PART III MIXED METHODS; 23 Content analysis; 24 Meta-analyses of tourism research; 25 Network analysis; Index
Summary: This insightful book explores the most important established and emerging qualitative and quantitative research methods in tourism. The authors provide a detailed overview of the nature of the research method, its use in tourism, the advantages and limitations, and future directions for research. Each chapter is structured to provide information on: the nature of the technique and its evolution; background and types of problems that the technique is designed to handle; applications of the technique to tourism, including discussion of studies that have used the technique and their findings; adv
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Cover; Copyright; Contents; Contributors; Preface; PART I QUANTITATIVE RESEARCH METHODS; 1 Statistical testing techniques; 2 Regression analysis; 3 Time series analysis; 4 Demand modeling and forecasting; 5 Structural equation modeling; 6 Discrete choice analysis and experimental design; 7 Panel data analysis; 8 The almost ideal demand system; 9 Hedonic price analysis; 10 Factor analysis; 11 Cluster analysis; 12 Input-output and SAM models; 13 CGE modeling; 14 Cost-benefit analysis; PART II QUALITATIVE RESEARCH METHODS; 15 Grounded theory; 16 Ethnographic methods; 17 Focus groups

18 Interview techniques19 Participant observation; 20 Cross-cultural approaches; 21 Archival research; 22 Community case study research; PART III MIXED METHODS; 23 Content analysis; 24 Meta-analyses of tourism research; 25 Network analysis; Index

This insightful book explores the most important established and emerging qualitative and quantitative research methods in tourism. The authors provide a detailed overview of the nature of the research method, its use in tourism, the advantages and limitations, and future directions for research. Each chapter is structured to provide information on: the nature of the technique and its evolution; background and types of problems that the technique is designed to handle; applications of the technique to tourism, including discussion of studies that have used the technique and their findings; adv