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Tourism and mobilities: local-global connections.

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This book aims to communicate a series of ideas grounded in present discussions on how 'mobility studies' can help enrich and enlighten the understanding of tourism in the context of the current trend of increasing globalization. Bringing together theoretical and practical issues, this edited volume analyses tourism's wider role as an agent for the mobile modern population of the world. Themes range from post-modern youth and independent mobility to theoretical texts on hypermobility and citizenship within global space and mobility, media and citizenship. The book is intended for students of tourism and human geography as well as tourism professionals. It has 11 chapters and a subject index.


Book Chapters

Chapter: 1 (Page no: 1) The end of tourism, or endings in tourism? Author(s): Gale, T.
Chapter: 2 (Page no: 15) Of time and space and other things: laws of tourism and the geographies of contemporary mobilities. Author(s): Hall, C. M.
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 33) 'Glocal' heterotopias: new-flâneur's transit narratives. Author(s): Fahmi, W. S.
Chapter: 4 (Page no: 65) Telling tales of tourism: mobility, media and citizenship in the 2004 EU Enlargement. Author(s): Coles, T.
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 81) 'Claim you are from Canada, eh': travelling citizenship within global space. Author(s): Duval, D. T.
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 92) International student mobility: cross-cultural learning from international internships. Author(s): Wijk, J. van Go, F. Klooster, E. van't
Chapter: 7 (Page no: 109) Hypermobility in backpacker lifestyles: the emergence of the internet café. Author(s): O'Regan, M.
Chapter: 8 (Page no: 133) Entering the global margin: setting the 'other' scene in independent travel. Author(s): Bennett, R. J.
Chapter: 9 (Page no: 146) Everyday techno-social devices in everyday travel life: digital audio devices in solo travelling lifestyles. Author(s): Burns, P. M. O'Regan, M.
Chapter: 10 (Page no: 187) Environmental discourses in the aviation industry: the reproduction of mobility. Author(s): Peeters, P. Gössling, S.
Chapter: 11 (Page no: 204) Business relations in the design of package tours in a changing environment: the case of tourism from Germany to Jordan. Author(s): Dörry, S.

Book details

  • Author Affiliation
  • Centre for Tourism Policy Studies (CENTOPS), School of Service Management, University of Brighton, Darley Road, Eastbourne, East Sussex BN20 7UR, UK.
  • Year of Publication
  • 2008
  • ISBN
  • 9781845934040
  • Record Number
  • 20083214135