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Cover for Tourism and gender: embodiment, sensuality and experience.

This book seeks to advance feminist and gender tourism studies with its focus on embodiment. Broad themes include: the construction of narratives; how discourses of desire, sensuality and sexuality pervade the tourism experience; the use of the body to represent femininity, masculinity and...

Author(s)
Pritchard, A.; Morgan, N.; Ateljevic, I.; Harris, C.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932718)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Travelling for masculinity: the construction of bodies/spaces in Israeli backpackers' narratives.

This chapter explores narratives of hegemonic masculinity, as these are represented in, and socially constructed through, travel narratives Israeli backpackers tell. This chapter is also inspired by phenomenological sensitivities and seeks to reveal the personal experiences of men and to elaborate...

Author(s)
Noy, C.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932718)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The embodiment of the macho gaze in south-eastern Europe: performing femininity and masculinity in Albania and Croatia.

Engaging with the post-structuralist framework of embodiment, this chapter presents the autho-ethnographic narratives of two authors with considerable tourism (research) experience in southeastern Europe, specifically Croatia and Albania. The embodiment framework is used to understand the role of...

Author(s)
Ateljevic, I.; Hall, D.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932718)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Advertisements as tourism space: 'learning' masculinity and femininity from New Zealand television.

This chapter argues that television advertising representations at the tourism destination can communicate particular meanings about its peoples and values that may conflict with the projected images presented in the tourists' country of origin. The work presented in this chapter is part of a wider ...

Author(s)
Desmarais, F.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932718)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Gender posed: the people behind the postcards.

This chapter highlights the evolving roles of women and men in the globalization of tourism, as they decipher and interpret their history and 'place' as visitors and denizens of locations increasingly (re)defined by the images and discourses of travel marketing. More specifically, it examines the...

Author(s)
Ringer, G.
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