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The Global Nomad Backpacker Travel in Theory and Practice by Greg Richards
  

The Global Nomad Backpacker Travel in Theory and Practice

Part of the Tourism and Cultural Change Series

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Synopsis

The Global Nomad Backpacker Travel in Theory and Practice by Greg Richards

Backpackers have shifted from the margins of the travel industry into the global spotlight. This volume explores the international backpacker phenomenon, drawing together different disciplinary perspectives on its meaning, impact and significance. Links are drawn between theory and practice, setting backpacking in its wider social, cultural and economic context.

About the Author

Greg Richards is lecturer in leisure studies at Tilburg University in the Netherlands, and currently a research fellow at the Interarts Observatory for Culture and Tourism in Barcelona.; Julie Wilson is Research Fellow with the Centre for Environment and Planning, University of the West of England, Bristol (UK) although currently a Batista i Roca Fellow with the Department of Geography, Universitat Rovira i Virgil, Tarragona and Visiting Fellow, Universitat de Barcelona (Catalonia, Spain).

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Book Info

Publication date

23rd March 2004

Author

Greg Richards

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Publisher

Channel View Publications an imprint of Channel View Publications Ltd

Format

Paperback
288 pages

Categories

Tourism industry
Cultural studies

ISBN

9781873150764

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