Methodological Issues in Tourist Research

“Come my friends, tis not too late to seek a newer world”
  • Philip L. Pearce
Part of the Recent Research in Psychology book series (PSYCHOLOGY)

Abstract

Studies of tourist behaviour and experience share a common methodological base with much other social science research. For example most social science studies, including those with a tourist content, are concerned with the reliability of the method used, with the precision of measurement and with the validity or meaning of the data collected. Tourist related studies share these concerns but also stand apart on several grounds.

Keywords

Fatigue Marketing Beach Microbe Sorting 

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© Springer-Verlag New York Inc. 1988

Authors and Affiliations

  • Philip L. Pearce
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Behavioural SciencesJames Cook University of North QueenslandTownsvilleAustralia

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