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Overview

Tourism is becoming an increasingly prominent feature of contemporary life. More of us travel for pleasure than ever before, yet the social scientific literature on tourism is relatively scant. This book provides an original contribution to the field of tourist studies.

The contributors to International Tourism reconceptualize the local and the global, avoiding such crude oppositions as centre v periphery, modern v traditional, macro v micro and North v South. Instead, they demonstrate that the local cannot be understood without the global, and that the global can never be isolated from the regional setting within which it operates.

Providing new insights into theories of touristic practice, this volume place

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780803975132
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications
  • Publication date: 9/5/2000
  • Series: SAGE Studies in International Sociology Series , #48
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 260
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.59 (d)

Meet the Author

In addition toundergraduateteaching in a wide variety of areas of the discipline, I became an internationally recognised specialist inn the study of the former Yugoslavia. I served as an advisor to Foreign Affairs Committee of the House of Commons, and as an expert witness to the International War Crimes Tribunal in The Hague

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Table of Contents

Introduction - Marie-Fran├žoise Lanfant
International Tourism, Internationalization and the Challenge to Identity - Marie-Fran├žoise Lanfant
Cultural Heritage and Tourist Capital - Michel Picard
Cultural Tourism in Bali
Textiles, Memory and the Souvenir Industry in the Andes - Anath Ariel de Vidas
Frontier Minorities, Tourism and the State in Indian Himalaya and Northern Thailand - Jean Michaud
International Tourism and the Appropriation of History in the Balkans - John B Allcock
Industrial Heritage in the Tourism Process in France - Claude-Marie Bazin
Tourism and Tradition - Wendy Williams and Elly Maria Papamichael
Local Control versus Outside Interests in Greece
The Jewish Pilgrim and the Purchase of a Souvenir in Israel - Shelley Shenhav-Keller
International Tourism and Utopia - Danielle Rozenberg
The Balearic Islands
Life as a Tourist Object in Australia - Meaghan Morris
Sex Tourism and Traditional Australian Male Identity - Suzy Kruhse-Mount Burton
The Anthropologist as Tourist - Malcolm Crick
An Identity in Question
The Ethnographer/Tourist in Indonesia - Edward M Bruner

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