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Tourism and visual culture, Volume 2: Methods and cases.

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This second volume examines detailed methodological examples of visual concepts and their use and value in advancing knowledge and understanding of tourism beyond business and economics. The 17 chapters that make up this book can be divided into four separate but interconnected methodological categories: semiotics/symbolism; visual sociology/photo-elicitation; image analysis for destinations and m...

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Chapter 17 (Page no: 200)

'You can do anything in Goa, India.' a visual ethnography of tourism as neo-colonialism.

This chapter uses visual ethnography conducted in Goa to explore how western tourists, persuaded by fantasies created by hegemonic tourism narratives and of 'imperialist nostalgia', make tourism a new colonizer. Indeed, as the Lonely Planet guidebook describes, 'It's better in Goa!' This study also reaffirms that 'the camera does not lie', and emphasizes the importance of photography in tourism research.

Other chapters from this book

Introduction Introduction. Author(s): Burns, P. M. Lester, J. A. Bibbings, L.
Chapter: 1 (Page no: 1) Examining the messages of contemporary 'tourist art' in Yucatán, Mexico: comparing Chichén Itzá and the Puuc Region. Author(s): Scott, M. K.
Chapter: 2 (Page no: 13) Medialization of touristic reality: the Berlin wall revisited. Author(s): Saretzki, A.
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 24) Vision, translation, rhetoric: constructing heritage in museum exhibitions. Author(s): Ashley, S. L. T.
Chapter: 4 (Page no: 35) Visual images of metaphors in tourism advertising. Author(s): Djafarova, E. Ander, H. C.
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 44) Visual and tourist dimensions of Trentino's borderscape. Author(s): Anzoise, V. Malatesta, S.
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 62) The Campi Flegrei: a case study. Author(s): Fusco, I. Lombardi, G.
Chapter: 7 (Page no: 84) The use of visual products in relation to time-space behaviour of cultural tourists. Author(s): Barten, C. Isaac, R.
Chapter: 8 (Page no: 94) Integrating multiple research methods: a visual sociology approach to Venice. Author(s): Parmeggiani, P.
Chapter: 9 (Page no: 111) Using volunteer-employed photography: seeing St David's peninsula through the eyes of locals and tourists. Author(s): Balomenou, N. Garrod, B.
Chapter: 10 (Page no: 120) Visual methodologies and photographic practices: encounters with Hadrian's Wall world heritage site. Author(s): Bell, V.
Chapter: 11 (Page no: 135) From 'The Dunghill of England' to 'The Jewel of the Commonwealth': using the concept of tourism image to explore identity and tourism in 19th-century and early 20th-century Tasmania. Author(s): Walker, M.
Chapter: 12 (Page no: 146) The construction of destinations - symbolic meanings for destinations and visitors. Author(s): Diepen, A. van Ennen, E.
Chapter: 13 (Page no: 156) Destination-promoted and visitor-generated images - do they represent similar stories? Author(s): Tussyadiah, I. P.
Chapter: 14 (Page no: 169) Photographs in brochures as the representations of induced image in the marketing of destinations: a case study of Istanbul. Author(s): Özdemİr, G.
Chapter: 15 (Page no: 181) Rematerializing tourism research through visual ethnography. Author(s): Ramsay, N.
Chapter: 16 (Page no: 192) Images of beauty and family. contemporary imagery at Aquafan. Author(s): Gemini, L. Artieri, G. B.

Chapter details

  • Author Affiliation
  • San Jose State University, San Jose, California, USA.
  • Year of Publication
  • 2010
  • ISBN
  • 9781845936112
  • Record Number
  • 20103227808