The Tourist Gaze

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SAGE, Mar 29, 2002 - Education - 183 pages
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This Second Edition deepens our understanding of how the tourist gaze orders and regulates the relationship with the tourist environment, demarcating the "other" and identifying the "out-of-the-ordinary." It elucidates the relationship between tourism and embodiment and elaborates on the connections between mobility as a mark of modern 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. 

 

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Contents

Mass Tourism and the Rise and Fall of the Seaside Resort
16
The Changing Economics of the Tourist 1ndustry
38
Working Under the Tourist Gaze
59
Cultural Changes and the Restructuring of Tourism
74
Gazing on History
94
Seeing and Theming
124
Globalising the Gaze
141
Bibliography
162
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Consuming Places
John Urry
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About the author (2002)

His main research in recent years has been in advocating and developing a new paradigm for the social sciences, the new mobilities paradigm

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