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Cover for Tourism and visual impairment.

This chapter discusses the tourism experiences of visually impaired individuals and explores the positive role tourism can play in their lives. Taking research undertaken in the UK to illustrate the argument, it also outlines the key barriers to participation in tourism for individuals with visual...

Author(s)
Richards, V.; Morgan, N.; Pritchard, A.; Sedgley, D.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936624)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for In search of lesbian space? The experience of Manchester's Gay Village.

This chapter begins by briefly discussing the sociocultural construction of gay space and the dynamics that underpin its emotional geography. It then presents a study conducted with lesbians in Manchester's Gay Village (UK), which focused on the difficult and complex interactions that characterize...

Author(s)
Pritchard, A.; Morgan, N.; Sedgley, D.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932718)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Equal access for all? Regulative mechanisms, inequality and tourism mobility.

This chapter focuses on those who are relatively immobile because of the economic and other structural and regulative mechanisms, such as class, race, gender and religion, which affect the economic and social capital of individuals in society and therefore their life chances, with respect to...

Author(s)
Hall, C. M.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936624)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Social tourism for low-income groups: benefits in a UK and Irish context.

This chapter provides an analysis of social tourism provision for low-income groups, focusing on the social and economic benefits of such provision. It begins by defining social tourism and discusses issues in relation to holiday participation, poverty and social exclusion. A number of examples of...

Author(s)
Minnaert, L.; Stacey, J.; Quinn, B.; Griffin, K.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936624)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Urban beaches as social tourism installations: case studies of Paris Plage and Bristol Urban Beach 2007.

This chapter considers the urban beach as a means of addressing or compensating for non-participation in leisure travel on the part of the least mobile in (post)modern society. It commences with a background to the development of urban beaches in the UK and continental Europe, before examining...

Author(s)
Gale, T.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936624)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Life's a beach and then we diet: discourses of tourism and the 'beach body' in UK women's lifestyle magazines.

This chapter explores the potential connections between representations of tourism in UK women's 'lifestyle' magazines and body imagery. In theorizing the discussion of the links between tourism and body imagery, the chapter draws on the work of Foucault on the power-knowledge-sexuality triplex and ...

Author(s)
Jordan, F.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932718)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Embodying everyday masculinities in heritage tourism(s).

This chapter traces out the sets of practices that effect the creation of masculine subjects and objects in two tourist settings. It is argued that embodied performances in heritage tourist settings help to concretize and stabilize certain male identities. The Highland Games of Scotland and Viking...

Author(s)
Knox, D.; Hannam, K.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932718)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Narratives of sexuality, identity and relationships in leisure and tourism places.

This chapter explores how the dynamics of sexualities, genders and identities (key expressions of cultural politics) are played out in the liminal places of tourism and leisure environments, focusing in particular on the case of Manchester's Gay Village. In order to explore sexuality and spatial...

Author(s)
Pritchard, A.; Morgan, N.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9780851996783)
Type
Book chapter

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