Researching Leisure, Sport and Tourism PDF ePub eBook

Books Info:

Researching Leisure, Sport and Tourism free pdf "Good entry level text that new students will really appreciate. Clearly written in a style that aids understanding and will develop their knowledge and ability to apply research techniques." - Shane Thurlow, Bishop Burton College "Essential elements associated with research in the fields of leisure, sport and tourism are introduced and explained in a clear manner. This book is informative and easy to read...ideal for those who are not familiar with research in those field." - Miyoung Oh, Sheffield Hallam University "This book would be useful for any leisure, sport, or tourism student who has no previous knowledge of research methods. Its style and language make it particularly useful for first year students in degree or diploma programs." - Annals of Tourism Research "The style of writing is wonderfully clear and the author explains areas such as sampling and significance in a much better way than many very well known texts. It will be an incredibly useful book for students." - Malcolm Williams, University of Plymouth What are the essential research methods for students studying leisure, sport and tourism? What are the main benefits in competing research methods, and how can you avoid gremlins in the research process? This is a comprehensive and informative book written especially for new and inexperienced researchers in the fields of leisure, sport and tourism. Unlike generic research texts that do not 'speak' to people in this field, this book uses subject-specific examples and explains the central methodological issues in straightforward terms. By showing students what they can do to assess, manage and reduce the time they spend on research Researching in Leisure, Sport and Tourism: The Essential Guide will help them achieve a better balance in their course work.

About Jonathan A. Long

Initially trained as a geographer, Jonathan has now been researching in the field of leisure studies for 30 years. Prior to joining Leeds Metropolitan University, he was Research Director at the Tourism and Recreation Research Unit and the Centre for Leisure Research in Edinburgh. His experience embraces all stages of the research process from design to dissemination and his research utilises both quantitative and qualitative research techniques. He has extensive experience of managing external contracts having now directed or jointly directed some fifty projects. In the past he has also chaired the management committee of Theatre Workshop (Edinburgh) and been on the marketing and promotion working group for Jazz Platform. Jonathan was also a founding member of the Editorial Board of the journal, Leisure Studies, and has been its Book Reviews Editor and Managing Editor. He is an Academician of the Academy for Learned Societies in the Social Sciences and a member of the Accreditation Panel for the Racial Equality Standard for Professional Football Clubs.

Details Book

Author : Jonathan A. Long
Publisher : SAGE Publications Ltd
Data Published : 16 May 2007
ISBN : 0761944540
EAN : 9780761944546
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 248 pages
Age + : 18 years
Language : English
Rating :

Reviews Researching Leisure, Sport and Tourism

17 Comments Add a comment

Related eBooks Download

  • Tourism Research free pdfTourism Research

    Students studying tourism are required to undertake a study inresearch techniques and methodologies as part of their tourismdegree. Major aims of this new edition are to encourage students tothink about the importance of research in tourism appreciating therole that it plays in the tourism industry as well as tofamiliarise students with the wide diversity of research strategiesavailable to them..

  • Handbook of Research Methods in Tourism free pdfHandbook of Research Methods in Tourism

    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..

  • Tourism in the New Europe free pdfTourism in the New Europe

    The book represents a state of the art review of key research on small firms in tourism in relation to European integration. It is. therefore. an essential resource for those engaged in research relating to tourism SMEs in transitional economies throughout the world..

  • Advances in Modern Tourism Research free pdfAdvances in Modern Tourism Research

    Modern Advances in Tourism Research provides a thorough assessment of state-of-the-art academic research in this field of economic science. The authors start by scoping the scene of tourism research..

  • Sport Tourism Development free pdfSport Tourism Development

    The second edition provides an incisive. comprehensive examination of sport tourism. exploring the scope and diversity of the linkages between sport and tourism. and focusing on their manifestations in time and space..

  • Researching Leisure, Sport and Tourism free pdfResearching Leisure, Sport and Tourism

    . "Good entry level text that new students will really appreciate. Clearly written in a style that aids understanding and will develop their knowledge and ability to apply research techniques." - Sha