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Book Reviews The Tourist as a Metaphor of the Social World G.M.S. Da nn (ed.). Wallingford: CA B International, 2 002. Pp. viii + 347. ISBN 0-85199-606-X (hbk). This bo ok is a co llection o f s elected papers from the Research C ommittee on International T ourism present ed at the XVth W orld C ongress o f the Inter- national S ociological As sociation a t Br isbane, A ustralia, in July 2002. T he Edi- tor, th e contributors a nd t he publisher are to be congratulated o n gett ing the collection in print so so on aft er the conference. Edited vo lumes typic ally run the risk o f hetero geneity and v ariety in foci and m ethods o f multiple authors. T he unifying theme of this vo lume is t hat of the title: t he tourist a s a m etaphor of t he social wo rld. T he book co nsists of 16 cha pters (inc luding the editor’s intr oduction), eac h pr esenting a t heoreti- cally gro unded, not d ata-based, pe rspective on the theme, which ma kes th e collection a c hallenging http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Journal of Tourism and Cultural Change Taylor & Francis

Book Reviews

Journal of Tourism and Cultural Change , Volume 1 (2): 7 – Jun 1, 2003
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Publisher
Taylor & Francis
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ISSN
1747-7654
eISSN
1476-6825
DOI
10.1080/14766820308668165
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Abstract

The Tourist as a Metaphor of the Social World G.M.S. Da nn (ed.). Wallingford: CA B International, 2 002. Pp. viii + 347. ISBN 0-85199-606-X (hbk). This bo ok is a co llection o f s elected papers from the Research C ommittee on International T ourism present ed at the XVth W orld C ongress o f the Inter- national S ociological As sociation a t Br isbane, A ustralia, in July 2002. T he Edi- tor, th e contributors a nd t he publisher are to be congratulated o n gett ing the collection in print so so on aft er the conference. Edited vo lumes typic ally run the risk o f hetero geneity and v ariety in foci and m ethods o f multiple authors. T he unifying theme of this vo lume is t hat of the title: t he tourist a s a m etaphor of t he social wo rld. T he book co nsists of 16 cha pters (inc luding the editor’s intr oduction), eac h pr esenting a t heoreti- cally gro unded, not d ata-based, pe rspective on the theme, which ma kes th e collection a c hallenging

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Journal of Tourism and Cultural ChangeTaylor & Francis

Published: Jun 1, 2003

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