The Tourist Gaze 3.0

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SAGE Publications, Sep 19, 2011 - Social Science - 282 pages
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The Tourist Gaze, Third Edition restructures, reworks and remakes the groundbreaking previous versions making this successful book even more relevant for tourism students, researchers and designers in the new century.

The tourist gaze remains an agenda setting theory, incorporating new principles and research. Packed full of fascinating insights this new edition is fresh and contemporary, intelligently broadening its theoretical and geographical scope and providing a nuanced account which responds to various critiques.

The book has been significantly revised to include up-to-date empirical data, many new case studies and fresh concepts. Three new chapters have been added which explore photography and digitization, embodied performances, risks, and alternative futures.

Innovative and informative, this book is essential reading for all involved in contemporary tourism, leisure, cultural policy, design, economic regeneration, heritage and the arts.

 

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Contents

1 Theories
1
2 Mass Tourism
31
3 Economies
49
4 Working under the Gaze
75
5 Changing Tourist Cultures
97
6 Places Buildings and Design
119
7 Vision and Photography
155
8 Performances
189
9 Risks and Futures
217
Bibliography
241
Index
264
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His main research in recent years has been in advocating and developing a new paradigm for the social sciences, the new mobilities paradigm

Jonas Larsen is Professor in Tourism Studies at Roskilde University, Denmark.nbsp;

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