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Tourism and gender: embodiment, sensuality and experience.

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Description

This book seeks to advance feminist and gender tourism studies with its focus on embodiment. Broad themes include: the construction of narratives; how discourses of desire, sensuality and sexuality pervade the tourism experience; the use of the body to represent femininity, masculinity and sensuality; and how travel and tourism allow for empowerment, resistance and carnivalesque opportunities. The book has 19 chapters and a subject index.

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Book Chapters

Chapter: 1 (Page no: 1) Editors' introduction: tourism, gender, embodiment and experience. Author(s): Pritchard, A. Morgan, N. Ateljevic, I. Harris, C.
Chapter: 2 (Page no: 13) The body in tourism industry. Author(s): Veijola, S. Valtonen, A.
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 32) Ambivalent journeys: writing travel as the feminist stranger in Desert Places. Author(s): Fullagar, S.
Chapter: 4 (Page no: 47) Travelling for masculinity: the construction of bodies/spaces in Israeli backpackers' narratives. Author(s): Noy, C.
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 73) The emergence of the body in the holiday accounts of women and girls. Author(s): Small, J.
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 92) Life's a beach and then we diet: discourses of tourism and the 'beach body' in UK women's lifestyle magazines. Author(s): Jordan, F.
Chapter: 7 (Page no: 107) The sensual embodiment of Italian women. Author(s): Abramovici, M.
Chapter: 8 (Page no: 126) Bodies, carnival and honey days: the example of Coney Island. Author(s): Ryan, C. Gu HuiMan
Chapter: 9 (Page no: 138) The embodiment of the macho gaze in south-eastern Europe: performing femininity and masculinity in Albania and Croatia. Author(s): Ateljevic, I. Hall, D.
Chapter: 10 (Page no: 158) Encountering scopophilia, sensuality and desire: engendering Tahiti. Author(s): Pritchard, A. Morgan, N.
Chapter: 11 (Page no: 182) Gendered tourism space: a South African perspective. Author(s): Eeden, J. van
Chapter: 12 (Page no: 207) Advertisements as tourism space: 'learning' masculinity and femininity from New Zealand television. Author(s): Desmarais, F.
Chapter: 13 (Page no: 219) Gender posed: the people behind the postcards. Author(s): Ringer, G.
Chapter: 14 (Page no: 235) Travelling beyond the boundaries of constraint: women, travel and empowerment. Author(s): Harris, C. Wilson, E.
Chapter: 15 (Page no: 251) An Israeli lesbian's travel experience: a heterosexual man's interpretation of her diary. Author(s): Poria, Y.
Chapter: 16 (Page no: 263) Embodying everyday masculinities in heritage tourism(s). Author(s): Knox, D. Hannam, K.
Chapter: 17 (Page no: 273) In search of lesbian space? The experience of Manchester's Gay Village. Author(s): Pritchard, A. Morgan, N. Sedgley, D.
Chapter: 18 (Page no: 290) (Un)veiling women's employment in the Egyptian travel business. Author(s): Ibrahim, N. S. E. Pritchard, A. Jones, E.
Chapter: 19 (Page no: 302) Gender and tourism development: a case study of the Cappadoccia Region of Turkey. Author(s): Elmas, S.

Book details

  • Author Affiliation
  • The Welsh Centre for Tourism Research, University of Wales Institute, Cardiff, UK.
  • Year of Publication
  • 2007
  • ISBN
  • 9781845932718
  • Record Number
  • 20083016461