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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