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International Tourism

International Tourism
Identity and Change

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September 1995 | 256 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd
Tourism is fast becoming a prominent feature of daily life. Despite this, recent literature on the topic of tourism and tourist studies is relatively sparse. Now, in International Tourism, a team of distinguished contributors offers new insights into theories of tourism and touristic practices. Contributors move away from the traditional paradigm in tourist studies that focused almost exclusively on the effects or consequences of tourism. Instead, they convincingly reconceptualize tourism, offering a theoretically sophisticated reappraisal of tourism as a transnational global issue. Replete with illustrative case studies, this volume rethinks many of the assumptions inherent in tourism research. International Tourism is a must for all scholars and students in sociology, leisure studies, and tourism studies.

Marie-Françoise Lanfant
Marie-Françoise Lanfant
International Tourism, Internationalization and the Challenge to Identity
Michel Picard
Cultural Heritage and Tourist Capital
Cultural Tourism in Bali

Anath Ariel de Vidas
Textiles, Memory and the Souvenir Industry in the Andes
Jean Michaud
Frontier Minorities, Tourism and the State in Indian Himalaya and Northern Thailand
John B Allcock
International Tourism and the Appropriation of History in the Balkans
Claude-Marie Bazin
Industrial Heritage in the Tourism Process in France
Wendy Williams and Elly Maria Papamichael
Tourism and Tradition
Local Control versus Outside Interests in Greece

Shelley Shenhav-Keller
The Jewish Pilgrim and the Purchase of a Souvenir in Israel
Danielle Rozenberg
International Tourism and Utopia
The Balearic Islands

Meaghan Morris
Life as a Tourist Object in Australia
Suzy Kruhse-MountBurton
Sex Tourism and Traditional Australian Male Identity
Malcolm Crick
The Anthropologist as Tourist
An Identity in Question

Edward M Bruner
The Ethnographer/Tourist in Indonesia

`This book is one of several indications that the sociology of tourism is on the move.... these articles raise relevant important themes in the study of tourism.... The contributors to this very readable book provide valuable insights, many of which have been derived from empirical research, that should interest anyone involved in the study of international tourism. And by moving us away from polarised positions over the social impact of tourism toward more complex but also more considered perspectives they have also helped alter the agenda for future research' - David Harrison, University of Sussex

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