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Cover for VFR event tourism and social networks 'at-a-distance': rural community development through reunion and celebration.

This chapter shares insights on the social value from VFR (visiting friends and relatives) tourism in regard to community events. The authors see potential in synergizing event tourism and VFR in order to maximize the social value of events. An examination is made of the case of the Water Carnival, ...

Author(s)
Ziakas, V.; Costa, C. A.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643526)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Conclusion.

An overview is presented of the main themes addressed in this book about the host gaze, followed by summaries of the individual book chapters.

Author(s)
Reisinger, Y.; Moufakkir, O.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780640211)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Synthesis - the eye of power in and through tourism: the banal ubiquity of agents of naturalization.

This synthesis chapter subjects the gaze to scrutiny, offering the reader a comprehensive analysis of the gaze, the Foucauldian gaze and the gaze in tourism. Building on Hollinshead's previous work on the gaze and chapter 1 in this book (entitled 'The Scopic Drive of Tourism: Foucault and Eye...

Author(s)
Hollinshead, K.; Hou ChunXiao
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780640211)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Real-and-imagined women: goddess America meets the world.

This chapter discusses the host gaze as a gaze that is culturally and stereotypically maintained and perpetuated in tourism encounters. In its documentation of Western women tourists in India and Sri Lanka, the chapter offers a deeper understanding on the origins of the male host gaze, a gaze that...

Author(s)
Hottola, P.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780640211)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The third gaze: de-constructing the host gaze in the psychoanalysis of tourism.

This chapter builds upon MacCannell's second gaze to propose a third gaze: a gaze that offers a deeper look into the gaze, and this time goes truly beyond the visible to reach the invisible in the unconscious of the host gaze. The third gaze is ingrained in psychoanalysis and psychoanalytical...

Author(s)
Moufakkir, O.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780640211)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The bellman and the prison officer: customer care in imperfect panopticons.

This chapter compares two different kinds of professional gazes: that of the hotel bellman and that of the prison officer. By using the two as each other's analytical mirrors, it hopes to give novel insights on both sides. Although different in many respects, it is argued that the two have in...

Author(s)
Ugelvik, T.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780640211)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Gaze, encounter and philosophies of otherness.

This chapter considers the development of the concept of 'gaze' in Western cultural and critical theory. It then examines the 'flâneur' as a gazer and introduces the concept of the choraster, as the relationship of visitor and host in the space of the 'other' and self. The notion of gaze is thus...

Author(s)
Ankor, J.; Wearing, S.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780640211)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Couchsurfing through the lens of agential realism: intra-active constructions of identity and challenging the subject-object dualism.

This chapter looks at the reflexive practice of hospitality exchange, enabled by the site, couchsurfing.com, an apparatus that enables individuals to seek new solidarities, encounters, relations and feelings, through and with others. By asking who are guests and hosts in the age of mobility,...

Author(s)
O'Regan, M.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780640211)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Looking down, looking out and looking forward: Tibetan youth view tourism in the future.

This chapter explores how young Tibetans view the future of the tourism sector in the context of Lhasa. It pursues three themes (a non-Western setting, a location with a rapid evolution of tourism and a focus on the future) to continue the exploration of the gaze concept.

Author(s)
Wu MaoYing; Pearce, P.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780640211)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Picturing tourism: conceptualizing the Gambian host gaze through photographs.

This chapter highlights the conceptual value of approaching and understanding host gazes through engaging with alternative, non-Western discourses and knowledge communities. A case study is presented of a community-based tourism initiative in Gambia, which demonstrates how respondent-led...

Author(s)
Pattison, H.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780640211)
Type
Book chapter

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