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  • Elinor Robertson
    Apologies for cross-posting Network Analysis and Tourism From Theory to Practice Noel Scott, Rodolfo Baggio and Chris Cooper This book provides a comprehensive
    Message 1 of 1 , Jun 12, 2008

      Apologies for cross-posting


      Network Analysis and Tourism

      From Theory to Practice

      Noel Scott, Rodolfo Baggio and Chris Cooper

      This book provides a comprehensive review of the contribution of network analysis to the understanding of tourism destinations and organizations. It discusses both the theoretical and methodological underpinnings of network analysis and then illustrates the relevance of this approach in a series of tourism applications.



      1. Introduction

      2. The Historical Development of Network Theories

      3. The Network Concept and Tourism


      4. Conceptual Tools for Evaluating Tourism Partnerships

      5. Tourism Destination Networks and Knowledge Transfer

      6. Policy Networks and Tourism Governance

      7. Network Governance and Connectivity: A Case Study

      8. The Benefits of Networks to Small and Medium Sized Tourism Enterprises

      9. International Tourism Trade Networks: The Case of the Chinese Inbound Travel Trade to Australia

      10. Power, Destination Branding and the Implications of a Social Network Perspective QUANTITATIVE APPROACHES TO TOURISM NETWORK ANALYSIS

      11. Issues in Quantitative Network Analysis

      12. Visualizing Tourism Networks: Connecting the Dots

      13. Complex Tourism Networks

      14. Technological Tourism Networks and Network Simulation

      15. Conclusions


      Noel Scott has extensive experience as a senior tourism manager and researcher and over 25 years in industry research positions. He holds a doctorate in tourism management and Master degrees in marketing and business administration and is a senior lecturer at The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia.


      Rodolfo Baggio is a lecturer at Bocconi University in Milan, Italy. He has a background in physics and actively researches and teaches in the field of information technology and tourism. He is now applying quantitative network analysis methods to the study of tourism destinations.


      Chris Cooper has degrees in geography from University College London. He is joint editor of Channel View’s Aspect of Tourism Series and co-editor of Current Issues in Tourism. His research interests lie in the area of destination management particularly focussing on network analysis and innovation. He is currently director of the Christel deHaan Tourism and Travel Research Centre at the University of Nottingham, UK.


      Aspects of Tourism    210 x 148 (A5)          June 2008    272pp

      Hbk ISBN-13 9781845410889       £59.95 / US$129.95 / CAN$129.95

      Pbk ISBN-13 9781845410872       £27.95 / US$57.95 / CAN$57.95

      Ebook ISBN-13 9781845410896   £59.95 / US$129.95 / CAN$129.95


      This book (and all Channel View Publications books) can be ordered via our secure, fully searchable website www.channelviewpublications.com. This offers 20% discount to any address in the world, plus shipping (airmail where appropriate). Alternatively, it can be ordered through any bookshop or in case of difficulty contact the publisher for further details of how to order.


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