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The Tourist Gaze by Professor John Urry
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the relationship with the tourist environment, demarcating the 'other' and identifying the 'out-of-the-ordinary'. It elucidates the relationship between tourism and embodiment. It elaborates on the connections between mobility as a mark of modern This is a fully revised edition of the groundbreaking study on tourism, which was originally published in 1990. The original chapters have been empirically updated and many new research findings incorporated and evaluated: * updated * new research findings have been incorporated * some better illustrations included A major new chapter has been added to the book that clarifies and extends the argument that tourism experiences have a fundamentally visual character. It deepens our understanding of how the tourist gaze orders and regulates and postmodern experience and the attraction of tourism as a lifestyle choice. The result is a book that builds on the proven strengths of the first edition and revitalizes the argument to address the needs of researchers and students in the new century. The Tourist Gaze was quickly recognized as a contemporary classic. This Second Edition will surprise some old readers and enliven the arguments and insights for a new generation of students studying tourism.

Table of Contents

The Tourist Gaze Mass Tourism and the Rise and Fall of the Seaside Resort The Changing Economics of the Tourist Industry Working under the Tourist Gaze Cultural Changes and the Restructuring of Tourism Gazing on History Seeing and Theming Globalizing the Gaze
Release date NZ
January 10th, 2002
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
2nd Revised edition
bibliography, index
SAGE Publications Ltd
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