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Tourism, power, and culture : anthropological insights

Author: Donald V L Macleod; James G Carrier
Publisher: Bristol ; Buffalo : Channel View Publications, ©2010.
Series: Tourism and cultural change
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Tourism as an experience and an industry is infused by culture in its various dimensions, and influenced throughout by relationships of power. This work explores issues such as terrorism, ethnicity and World Heritage Sites, and the role of the analysis of power in tourism studies.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Tourism, power, and culture.
Bristol ; Buffalo : Channel View Publications, ©2010
(DLC) 2009048872
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Donald V L Macleod; James G Carrier
ISBN: 9781845411268 1845411269
OCLC Number: 647884718
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 219 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Contributors; Preface; Prologue; Chapter 1 Tourism, Power and Culture: Insights from Anthropology; Part 1 Tourism and the Power Struggle for Resources; Chapter 2 Water Sports: A Tug of War over the River; Chapter 3 Heritage and Tourism: Contested Discourses in Djenne, a World Heritage Site in Mali; Chapter 4 Power, Culture and the Production of Heritage; Chapter 5 Cultural Perspectives on Tourism and Terrorism; Part 2 Tourism and Culture: Presentation, Promotion and the Manipulation of Image.
Series Title: Tourism and cultural change
Responsibility: edited by Donald V.L. Macleod and James G. Carrier.

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