Advancing Ecological Systems Theory in Lifestyle, Leisure, and Travel Research

  title={Advancing Ecological Systems Theory in Lifestyle, Leisure, and Travel Research},
  author={Arch G. Woodside and Marylouise Caldwell and Ray Spurr},
  journal={Journal of Travel Research},
  pages={259 - 272}
Ecological systems theory and research focus on describingand explaining the thoughts and actions of individuals and groups within specific contexts of their lives. This article applies ecological systems theory to examine the contextual facilitating and constraining factors in the thoughts and actions of individuals regarding work, leisure, and travel alternatives. The article presents the results of a case research study of five Australian households with thought protocol data on these… 

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