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The Social Psychology of Tourist Behaviour is a seven-chapter book that describes tourists, tourism, and tourist psychology. The book particularly explores economic, geographical, anthropological, and sociological studies of tourism. Subsequent chapters look into the social role of tourist; an approach to tourist motivation; social contact between tourists and hosts; and environmental settings of tourist behavior. The book will be useful for advanced undergraduates, graduate students and relevant practitioners, and in some cases for a rather broader public in the field of social psychology.
1. Tourists, Tourism and Tourist Psychology I
Economic Studies of Tourism
Geographical Studies of Tourism
Anthropological Studies of Tourism
Sociological Studies of Tourism
Other Travel Literature
2. The Social Role of the Tourist
Tourists and Others
Some Refinements to the Tourist Role
An Illustrative Study of Tourist Roles
3. An Approach to Tourist Motivation
Historical Approaches to Travel Motivation
Contemporary Approaches to Travel Motivation
4. Social Contact Between Tourists and Hosts
An Analysis of Tourist-Host Contact Situations
Attempts to Improve Tourist-Host Contact Difficulties
Host Perceptions of Tourists
Tourists' Perceptions of the Local People
The Large-scale Surveys
Small-scale Social Psychological Studies of Tourist Attitude Change
5. Tourists and the Environment
Conceptions of Tourist Environments
Attitude Change to Tourist Environments
Environmental Interpretation and Orientation
Maps and Orientation
6. Inside the Tourists' Perspective
The Social Role of the Tourist
The Social Contact between Tourist and Host
Tourists and the Environment
7. Research Directions
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- © Pergamon 1982
- 1st January 1982
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