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The host gaze in global tourism.

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This book is about host-guest encounters in tourism, and specifically focuses on the host gaze. It identifies the aspects of the host gaze that distinguish it from the tourist gaze and from the conventional gaze encountered. It also identifies different types of host gazes and roles associated with them, as well as various categories of visitor that are recognized in the host gaze. The book analyses important religious, communal, cultural as well as psychological and emotional aspects of the host gaze. It shows how host communities construct, organize and systemize their gaze upon different tourists in different socioeconomic, political and cultural environments. The pre-existing cultural images of the host gaze and the differences in the host gaze across various geographical regions and nations are presented. The book has 16 main chapters and a subject index.


Book Chapters

Chapter: 1 (Page no: 1) The scopic drive of tourism: Foucault and eye dialectics. Author(s): Hollinshead, K. Kuon, V.
Chapter: 2 (Page no: 19) Gaze and self: host internalization of the tourist gaze. Author(s): Canziani, B. Francioni, J.
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 33) The Thai host gaze: alterity and the governance of visitors in Thailand. Author(s): Morrison, I. A.
Chapter: 4 (Page no: 47) Turkish host gaze at Russian tourists: a cultural perspective. Author(s): Reisinger, Y. Kozak, M. Visser, E.
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 67) A host gaze composed of mediated resistance in Panamá: power inversion in Kuna Yala. Author(s): Savener, A.
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 81) The host gaze on current Christian pilgrims in Israel: tour guides gazing. Author(s): Gelbman, A. Collins-Kreiner, N.
Chapter: 7 (Page no: 93) Picturing tourism: conceptualizing the Gambian host gaze through photographs. Author(s): Pattison, H.
Chapter: 8 (Page no: 111) You never know who is going to be on tour: reflections on the indigenous host gaze from an Alaskan case study. Author(s): Bunten, A. C.
Chapter: 9 (Page no: 125) Looking down, looking out and looking forward: Tibetan youth view tourism in the future. Author(s): Wu MaoYing Pearce, P.
Chapter: 10 (Page no: 143) Perceived host gaze in the context of short-term mission trips. Author(s): Lee YoonJung Gretzel, U.
Chapter: 11 (Page no: 161) Couchsurfing through the lens of agential realism: intra-active constructions of identity and challenging the subject-object dualism. Author(s): O'Regan, M.
Chapter: 12 (Page no: 179) Gaze, encounter and philosophies of otherness. Author(s): Ankor, J. Wearing, S.
Chapter: 13 (Page no: 191) The bellman and the prison officer: customer care in imperfect panopticons. Author(s): Ugelvik, T.
Chapter: 14 (Page no: 203) The third gaze: de-constructing the host gaze in the psychoanalysis of tourism. Author(s): Moufakkir, O.
Chapter: 15 (Page no: 219) Real-and-imagined women: goddess America meets the world. Author(s): Hottola, P.
Chapter: 16 (Page no: 235) Synthesis - the eye of power in and through tourism: the banal ubiquity of agents of naturalization. Author(s): Hollinshead, K. Hou ChunXiao
Chapter: 17 (Page no: 253) Conclusion. Author(s): Reisinger, Y. Moufakkir, O.

Book details

  • Author Affiliation
  • Tourism Management Institute, Groupe Sup de Co La Rochelle, La Rochelle Business School of Tourism, La Rochelle, France.
  • Year of Publication
  • 2013
  • ISBN
  • 9781780640211
  • Record Number
  • 20123403335