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Transformative travel in a mobile world.

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This book presents an exploration of the process of travel and transformation in a modern, mobile world. It probes the often unquestioned assumption that travel is simply transformative, and observes the complexities of the phenomenon and how it is interpreted and re-interpreted by those who identify themselves as having been transformed by travel. The book draws upon data from an ongoing, longitu...


Chapter 3 (Page no: 40)


This chapter commences the three-phase exploration of travel and transformation in a modern, mobile world by observing those experiences/factors 'before' physical travel that may influence the transformation/s that unfold. The chapter considers the influence of (1) travel perceptions, desires, motivations, expectations and opportunities; (2) social relationships, interactions and context; and (3) roles, routines and performances.

Other chapters from this book

Chapter: 1 (Page no: 1) Mobilizing travel and transformation. Author(s): Lean, G.
Chapter: 2 (Page no: 17) Investigating transformative travel - a mobile, embodied and sensual approach. Author(s): Lean, G.
Chapter: 4 (Page no: 69) Travels through mobile spaces, places and landscapes - a sensual essay. Author(s): Lean, G.
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 165) 'During'. Author(s): Lean, G.
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 202) 'After'. Author(s): Lean, G.

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