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Cities and Visitors : Regulating People, Markets, and City Space

The authors of this book use regulation theory to bring theoretical focus and analytic clarity to the study of urban tourism. Provides a unifying analytic framework for the study of urban tourism. Brings urban tourism into focus as an important political, economic and cultural phenomenon. Presents original essays written by established scholars, including studies of Venice, Mexico, Montreal, New York, Los Angeles, London, Barcelona, Berlin, Amsterdam, Paris, and Australia's Gold Coast
eBook, English, 2011
John Wiley & Sons, Hoboken, 2011
1 online resource (471 pages)
9781444355550, 1444355554
Cover; Series; Title page; Copyright; List of Illustrations; List of Tables; List of Contributors; Series Editors' Preface; Preface; Introduction; Theoretical Framework; Types of Regulation; Scale, Disaggregation, Difference; Organization of the Book; Part I: Regulating Visitors; 1: Visitors and the Spatial Ecology of the City; The Construction of Tourist Enclaves; Tourist Enclaves as "Total Regulation" Regimes; The Complex Spatiality of Urban Tourism; Modes of Resistance; NOTES; REFERENCES; 2: Cities, Security, and Visitors: Managing Mega-Events in France; The World Soccer Cup of 1998. The Millennium Celebrations5The Risks and the Benefits of Mega-Events; NOTES; REFERENCES; 3: Sociological Theories of Tourism and Regulation Theory; Critical Theory; Relational Theory; Sustainable Tourism; City Users and Hypertourists; Hypertourism and Venice; Collaboration Theory as a Regulation Theory of Tourism; Conclusion; NOTES; REFERENCES; Part II: Regulating City Space; 4: Amsterdam: It's All in the Mix; Creating the Assets of Amsterdam's Tourism; Crisis-Generated Restructuring of the City Center; Amsterdam's Contested Image; Conclusion; REFERENCES. 5: Revalorizing the Inner City: Tourism and Regulation in HarlemSocial/Spatial Inequality in the Post-Fordist City; Global Forces/Local Conditions: Tourism and Development in Harlem; Emerging Issues: The View from Harlem; Tourism and Changing Social/Political Realities; Looking Forward, Looking Back; NOTES; REFERENCES; 6: Barcelona: Governing Coalitions, Visitors, and the Changing City Center; Stage One: The Planning Freeze under Franco; Stage Two: Modernization under Strong Local Leadership; Stage Three: Consolidating the City of Visitors. Tourism and the Flexible Labor Market: An Example of National RegulationConclusion; REFERENCES; 7: The Evolution of Australian Tourism Urbanization; Introduction; Tourism Urbanization; Australian Tourism Urbanization; The Land Economy and Australian Tourism Urbanization; The Gold Coast; Conclusion; REFERENCES; Part III: Regulating Labor Markets; 8: Regulating Hospitality: Tourism Workers in New York and Los Angeles; The New York and Los Angeles Tourism Industries; Employment and Labor Market Characteristics; Tourism and Local Regulation; Theoretical Significance; NOTES; REFERENCES. 9: Shaping the Tourism Labor Market in MontrealTourism Development in Montreal since the 1960s; The Tourism Labor Market in Montreal; Conclusion; NOTES; Part IV: Regulating the Tourism Industry; 10: Mexico: Tensions in the Fordist Model of Tourism Development; Introduction; Mexico: From Individual Experience to Mass Tourism; From Mass Tourism to Flexible Organization, 1985-2002; Conclusion; 11: The New Berlin: Marketing the City of Dreams; Introduction; Staging "The New Berlin": Urban Marketing and Construction Site Tourism; Potsdamer Platz, the Creation of a Tourist Attraction Ex Nihilo
Marketed Spaces, Living Spaces: Cultural and Material Conflicts over the Marketing of "The New Berlin."