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Tourism and geopolitics: issues and concepts from Central and Eastern Europe.

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This book examines the many relationships between tourism and geopolitics, with a focus on experiences drawn from Central and Eastern Europe. The main sections of the book pursue the overlapping and interrelated themes of: (1) reconfiguring conceptions and reality, where tourism is set within evaluations of traditional geopolitical issues; (2) tourism and transnationalism, theorizing and evaluating the (extra)territorial power exerted by tourism- and leisure-related transnational corporations; (3) borderlands, notably examining the transformation of border areas and the tensions between dynamic, high-level (geo)political relations and local tourism-related cross-border quotidian activities; (4) identity and image, exploring tourism's post-communist and post-conflict contributions to changing local and national self-perceptions and to overcoming the tensions of contested heritage; and (5) mobilities, theorising and exemplifying the tourism-related processes of human movement and their interactions. The book has 26 chapters and a subject index.


Book Chapters

Chapter: 1 (Page no: 3) Bringing geopolitics to tourism. Author(s): Hall, D.
Chapter: 2 (Page no: 15) Tourism and geopolitics: the political imaginary of territory, tourism and space. Author(s): Hall, C. M.
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 25) Tourism in the geopolitical construction of Central and Eastern Europe (CEE). Author(s): Hall, D.
Chapter: 4 (Page no: 41) The Adriatic as a (re-)emerging cultural space. Author(s): Jordan, P.
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 57) Crimea: geopolitics and tourism. Author(s): Berryman, J.
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 71) The geopolitical trial of tourism in modern Ukraine. Author(s): Doan, P. Kiptenko, V.
Chapter: 7 (Page no: 87) Under pressure: the impact of Russian tourism investment in Montenegro. Author(s): Violante, A.
Chapter: 8 (Page no: 99) Large-scale tourism development in a Czech rural area: contestation over the meaning of modernity. Author(s): Horáková, H.
Chapter: 9 (Page no: 115) The expansion of international hotel groups into central and eastern Europe after 1989 - strategic couplings and local responses. Author(s): Niewiadomski, P.
Chapter: 10 (Page no: 127) Conceptualising transnational hotel chain penetration in Bulgaria. Author(s): Ivanov, S. Ivanova, M.
Chapter: 11 (Page no: 142) New consumption spaces and cross-border mobilities. Author(s): Nagy, E.
Chapter: 12 (Page no: 163) From divided to shared spaces: transborder tourism in the Polish-Czech borderlands. Author(s): Dołzbłasz, S.
Chapter: 13 (Page no: 178) Finnish-Russian border mobility and tourism: localism overruled by geopolitics. Author(s): Laine, J.
Chapter: 14 (Page no: 191) Kaliningrad as a tourism enclave/exclave? Author(s): Sebentsov, A. Zotova, M.
Chapter: 15 (Page no: 205) An evaluation of tourism development in Kaliningrad. Author(s): Kropinova, E.
Chapter: 16 (Page no: 223) Multi-ethnic food in the mono-ethnic city: tourism, gastronomy and identity in central Warsaw. Author(s): Derek, M.
Chapter: 17 (Page no: 236) Rural tourism as a meeting ground in Bosnia and Herzegovina? Author(s): Nurković, R. Hall, D.
Chapter: 18 (Page no: 250) Interrogating tourism's relevance: mediating between polarities in Kosovo. Author(s): Hall, D. Brown, F.
Chapter: 19 (Page no: 264) European Night of Museums and the geopolitics of events in Romania. Author(s): Dumbrăveanu, D. Tudoricu, A. Crăciun, A.
Chapter: 20 (Page no: 280) The power of the web: blogging destination image in Bucharest and Sofia. Author(s): Gavriș, A. Ianoș, I.
Chapter: 21 (Page no: 299) The role of pioneering tour companies. Author(s): Taylor, N.
Chapter: 22 (Page no: 307) The geopolitics of low-cost carriers in Central and Eastern Europe. Author(s): Pijet-Migoń, E.
Chapter: 23 (Page no: 322) Tourism and a geopolitics of connectivity: the Albanian nexus. Author(s): Hall, D.
Chapter: 24 (Page no: 335) Heroes or 'others'? A geopolitics of international footballer mobility. Author(s): Trzepacz, P. Hall, D.
Chapter: 25 (Page no: 345) Tourism, mobilities and the geopolitics of erasure. Author(s): Hannam, K.
Chapter: 26 (Page no: 357) In conclusion. Author(s): Hall, D.

Book details

  • Author Affiliation
  • Seabank Associates, Maidens, Ayrshire K26 9NN, Scotland, UK.
  • Year of Publication
  • 2017
  • ISBN
  • 9781780647616
  • Record Number
  • 20173020761