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Actor network theory and tourism

RenГ© van der Duim

Actor network theory and tourism

ordering, materiality and multiplicity

by RenГ© van der Duim

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Published by Routledge in Abingdon, Oxon, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social aspects,
  • Actor-network theory,
  • Tourism,
  • Psychological aspects

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementRené van der Duim, Carina Ren, Gunnar Thór Jóhannesson
    ContributionsRen, Carina, Jóhannesson, Gunnar Thór
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsG155.A1 D795 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25094366M
    ISBN 109780415620727
    LC Control Number2011041950

    The purpose of this paper is to explore a methodological approach to understand an emergent Open Data eco-system in developing countries and specifically tourism sector contexts. The conceptual and methodological bases using Actor Network Theory (ANT) and Social Network Analysis (SNA) are explored to understand their application to the Open Data by: 1.   Abstract. Digitalization is a trend that has heavily impacted the tourism industry. Horwath HTL (), the world’s largest hospitality consulting brand, points out that technological (r)evolution and digital channels belong to the mega trends in tourism which will influence mid- Cited by: 3.

      (). Reassembling the Social: An Introduction to Actor-Network-Theory by Bruno Latour. International Public Management Journal: Vol. 10, No. 3, pp. Cited by: The book consists of 17 articles on the traditional quantitative approach, methodological triangulation, application of the grounded theory, visual methods, grand tour approach, collage technique, multi-method research on ethnic cultural tourism, photo-based interviews, ethnographic methodology, and application of actor network by:

    Dr. Michelle McLeod is Acting Programme Director at the Centre for Hotel and Tourism Management, University of the West Indies, Nassau, The Bahamas. Her tourism industry experience spans over Cross-cultural studies, sometimes called holocultural studies or comparative studies, is a specialization in anthropology and sister sciences (sociology, psychology, economics, political science) that uses field data from many societies to examine the scope of human behavior and test hypotheses about human behavior and culture.. Cross-cultural studies is the third form of cross-cultural.


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Actor-Network Theory (ANT) 13 years ago • Descriptive Theories • 1 Summary: Actor-Network Theory is a framework and systematic way to consider the infrastructure surrounding technological achievements. Introduction This chapter introduces actor-network theory (ANT) as an approach and as a methodology to studying the multiplicity of tourism practices.

The chapter initially rehearses the main characteristics of ANT before moving on to account for some of the key concepts of Author: Carina Ren, Gunnar Thór Jóhannesson And. Book Reviews Sport and technology: an actor-network theory perspective Jordan Dawson School of Sport and Exercise Health Science, Loughborough University, UK Correspondence @   In recent years the approach to social theory known as Actor-Network Theory (ANT) has been adopted within a range of social science fields.

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The study attentive to Bruno Latour’s Actor-Network Theory (ANT), which measures the fact that the “human actor” and “non-human” can transform the society.

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This paper develops a conceptual framework integrating three theories: stakeholder theory, social network analysis (SNA), and actor-network theory (ANT). Integration reveals a blended approach to enable a reassessment of stakeholder roles to further explore the nature, dynamics and operations of tourism networks as they work to achieve by: 1.

Tourism is the largest industry worldwide and is the main source of income for many countries. With both, this practical impact of tourism and a rapidly developing academic field, with a growing number of university courses and degrees in tourism, and a flourishing research, this encyclopedia is the epicenter of this emerging and developing.

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It originated in science and technology studies in the early s and has from the start been preoccupied with the ways in which societal order is achieved and the role material elements and other nonhumans play in.

This paper develops a conceptual framework integrating three theories: stakeholder theory, social network analysis (SNA), and actor-network theory (ANT). Integration reveals a blended approach to enable a reassessment of stakeholder roles to further explore the nature, dynamics and operations of tourism networks as they work to achieve SDGs.

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