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Dissertations and Theses
1985 - 2005

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Sheppard, Valerie A.
Ethics, tourists, and the environmental practices of the North American cruise ship industry: A comparison study of the ethical standards of Alaskan and Caribbean cruise ship tourists
MA, Brock University, Canada, 2005, 251 pages

Ray, Rahul Edward
Assessing the spatial and resource management implications of cruise ship tourism on British Columbia's North Coast
MRM, Simon Fraser University, 2004, 218 pages

Coggins, Andrew Oscar, Jr.
What makes a passenger ship a legend: The future of the concept of legend in the passenger shipping industry
Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 2004, 488 pages.

Mackay, Careen
"Are we having fun yet?" An ethnographic study of a group cruise tour
Ph.D., The Pennsylvania State University, 2003, 242 pages

DuPont, Scott Craig
"Cruising for a bruising": Criminal jurisdiction aboard cruise ships
M.P.P., Regent University, 2003, 57 pages

Carranza, Gina R
How international cruise lines restored their image after the 2002 Norwalk virus incident
M.A., University of the Pacific, 2003, 69 pages

Baker, David Mc.Arthur
Occupational choice: Adolescents' interests and perceptions of tourism and hospitality careers
Ph.D., Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, 2003, 183 pages

Weaver, Adam C.
The McDonaldization of the cruise industry? Tourism, consumption, and customer service
Ph.D., University of Toronto, Canada, 2003, 435 pages

Fogg, Jeth Al
Cruise ship port planning factors
Ph.D., Florida International University, 2001, 126 pages

Chase, Gregory Lee
The economic impact of cruise ships in the 1990s: Some evidence from the Caribbean
Ph.D., Kent State University, 2001, 150 pages

Wynen, Nancy H.
A survey of the cruise ship industry, 1960-1990
M.A., FloridaAtlanticUniversity, 1991, 109 pages

Mamoozadeh, G. Abbas
Cruise ships and small island economies: Some evidence from the Caribbean region
Ph.D., Kent State University, 1989, 195 pages

Misenhimer, Sheryl Stansberry,
Cruise ship participation and its effect on self-confidence
M.S., California State University, Long Beach, 1988, 58 pages

Macbeth, James. 
Ocean cruising: a study of affirmative deviance
Ph.D., Murdoch Univsity, 1985