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Getting away from it all : vacations and identity

Author: Karen Stein
Publisher: Philadelphia : Temple University Press, 2019. ©2019
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Vacations allow us to assess our values and aspirations while we remove ourselves from the everyday grind. Stein looks at how people set boundaries between their ordinary lives and their vacations, what they bring with them, leave behind, and send back. Different types of vacations and their meanings are considered"--
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Stein, Karen, 1979- author.
Getting away from it all
Philadelphia : Temple University Press, [2019]
(DLC) 2019014555
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Karen Stein
ISBN: 9781439918746 1439918740 9781439918753 1439918759
OCLC Number: 1057777868
Description: 242 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction --
At the beach : relaxation and release --
Tourism and travel : enrichment and edification --
Staying home : familiarity and proximity --
Objects and identity --
Space and place --
Temporality and the self --
Conclusion.
Responsibility: Karen Stein.

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