The global nomad: Backpacker travel in theory and practice

Greg Richards, Julie Wilson

Research output: Book/ReportBookScientific


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.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationClevedon [England]
PublisherChannel View Publications
Number of pages298
ISBN (Print)978-187315078-8, 978-187315076-4
Publication statusPublished - 2004

Publication series

NameTourism and cultural change


  • Backpacking
  • Tourisme pédestre
  • Randonnée sac au dos
  • Gesellschaft
  • Rucksacktourismus
  • Aspect social

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