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Cover for Introduction to Conflicts, Religion and Culture in Tourism.

This introductory chapter offers a background discussion on the theory of religious tourism and on religious pilgrimage in conflict regions, before outlining the overall structure of the book.

Author(s)
Raj, R.; Griffin, K.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390646)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Religious spaces as discrete systems: the case of Ayodhya, India.

This chapter explores the pilgrimage site of Ram Janambhumi in Ayodhya (India) through a timeline that extends from before a particular conflict to after the conflict, and investigates the socio-spatial phenomena in the context of their respective social, political and economic conditions. This...

Author(s)
Sanjeev Singh; Nayan Srivastava; Karitikeya Sonker; Manas Ranjan
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390646)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Conflicts, religion and culture in tourism.

The principle behind this book is to demonstrate to the reader the range of elements that come in to play when one considers themes such as conflict, religion and culture in relation to tourism. The book provides an assessment of the increasing linkages and interconnections between religious...

Author(s)
Raj, R.; Griffin, K.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390646)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The essence of community cohesion through religious tolerance.

This chapter discusses ways in which religious tourism can develop community cohesion and, drawing on history, discusses whether a cohesive society is possible in conflicting times. The chapter discusses a mechanism for creating stronger community cohesion through religious and faith organizations.

Author(s)
Raja, I.; Raj, R.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390646)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Fighting for the saint: ritual rivalries in traditional pilgrimages.

This chapter analyses a number of local pilgrimages in Provence (France), where excesses and rivalry among the parishioners were evident, to the extent of violent combat, as they fought for the honour of serving the saint. The ritual battles have now become an instrument of tourism development,...

Author(s)
Fournier, L. S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392527)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Consciousness in conflict.

This chapter explores the public consciousness of conflict. It also discusses how the issues of identity, perception and representation are (re)presented and embedded within diverse touristic activities and experiences. The chapter also covers matters of understanding the cultures and...

Author(s)
Suleman, R.; Qayum, B.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390646)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Defamation of religion and freedom of speech.

This chapter discusses the nature of the conflict between freedom of religion and freedom of speech, which have implications for religious tourism. The chapter focuses on the apparent conflict associated with published content that gives offence to religious sentiments, defames a religion and is...

Author(s)
Chowdhury, A.; Raj, R.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390646)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Imagining the contours of culture: is religious tourism a precondition for conflict?

This chapter is based on a philosophical interrogation of religious tourism and conflict. It asks many questions about how religion acts and can act as a force for conflict or peace. Though it does not provide a definitive answer to a complex issue of this calibre, it holds the thesis that cultural ...

Author(s)
Korstanje, M.; Echarri Chavéz, M.; Cisneros Mustelier, L.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390646)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for From disaster to religiosity: República de Cromañón, Buenos Aires, Argentina.

This chapter focuses on the form of tourism that emerged at the site of República de Cromañón, a classic nightclub in Buenos Aires where a tragic fire killed a large group of attendees in 2004. The chapter examines the anthropological roots of pilgrimage tourism as well as the connection between...

Author(s)
Korstanje, M. E.; Skoll, G.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645230)
Type
Book chapter