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Cover for Tourism culture(s): the hospitality dimension (with Peter Lugosi).

This chapter examines the interaction between hospitality and culture. More specifically, it is argued that hospitality spaces (hotels, resorts, cruise ships and service spaces within them, including restaurants, bars and cafes) are focal points in the production of tourism culture(s). It is...

Author(s)
Harrison, D.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245899)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Towards developing a framework for analysing tourism phenomena: a discussion.

This chapter first discusses some problems involved in assessing tourism's social and cultural role in society. It then presents a methodological basis for a conceptual framework to structure an analysis of tourism. It is contended that tourism phenomena can be situated in any one of three levels...

Author(s)
Harrison, D.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245899)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The connection between liminal places and hospitality in manifesting pilgrim values and identity.

This chapter begins by discussing liminality in the context of ritual and play. It then examines liminality as it unfolds on contemporary wilderness trails. Wilderness as it manifests in mythology is then outlined. From there, an examination of varying sojourns show divergent ways of approaching...

Author(s)
Redick, K.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245653)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Tourism, capitalism and tradition.

This chapter focuses on tradition and its relationship to tourism. It looks at how tradition is portrayed in 'Not in front of the Tourists', a British TV documentary on Turkey, as highly vulnerable to international capital. 'Authentic' traditional life is replaced by commerce and commoditization,...

Author(s)
Harrison, D.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245899)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Tourism to less developed countries: the social consequences.

This chapter discusses tourism's possible social consequences in less developed countries and relates these to social problems, as perceived by key actors in the continued tension between tradition and modernity. The chapter focuses on economic and social institutions which are exposed, changed or...

Author(s)
Harrison, D.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245899)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Overtourism: an evolving phenomenon.

This chapter introduces the phenomenon of 'overtourism' and discusses key emergent themes concerning this topic from various perspectives, namely: neoliberalism and urban perspectives; the mobility paradigm; and social movements. The chapters that comprise this book on overtourism are then...

Author(s)
Milano, C.; Cheer, J. M.; Novelli, M.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786399823)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Modern day slavery and orphanage tourism.

The contributions to this volume make an attempt to grapple with the intricacies, complexities and ambiguities inherent in orphanage tourism and the extent to which this might accord with some semblance of modern slavery practices. The first part of the book sets the scene, examining this issue...

Author(s)
Cheer, J. M.; Mathews, L.; van Doore, K. E.; Flanagan, K
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781 78924 079 5)
Type
Book
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Cover for Historical and sociopolitical drivers of Australian participation in orphanage tourism in Bali.

This chapter examines the relationship that Australian travellers have had with Bali, and unpacks the historical and sociopolitical drivers that encourage Australian tourists to support orphanage care models within Bali. This chapter is underpinned by research undertaken for an honours thesis,...

Author(s)
Daniels, G. E.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789240795)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Urry's theory of the 'tourist gaze'.

Urry's sociological theory of the 'tourist gaze' is discussed, outlining the nine points on which its analytical foundation is based and highlighting the distinction between the 'romantic' gaze and the 'collective' gaze.

Author(s)
Lohmann, G.; Panosso Netto, A.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647159)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The sociology of tourism.

The development of the field of sociology of tourism is discussed, highlighting some important theoretical contributions in this field.

Author(s)
Lohmann, G.; Panosso Netto, A.; Freire-Medeiros, B.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647159)
Type
Book chapter

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