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Tourism and gender : embodiment, sensuality and experience

Author: Annette Pritchard
Publisher: Wallingford, UK ; Cambridge, MA : CABI, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Document   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book seeks to advance feminist and gender tourism studies with its focus on embodiment. Broad themes include: the construction of narratives; how discourses of desire, sensuality and sexuality pervade the tourism experience; the use of the body to represent femininity, masculinity and sensuality; and how travel and tourism allow for empowerment, resistance and carnivalesque opportunities. The book has 19  Read more...
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Tourism and gender.
Wallingford, UK ; Cambridge, MA : CABI, ©2007
(OCoLC)608488663
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Computer File, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Annette Pritchard
ISBN: 9781845932718 1845932714 1845932722 9781845932725
OCLC Number: 82772608
Description: xviii, 318 pages : illustrations, maps ; 26 cm
Contents: Editors' introduction : Tourism, gender, embodiment and experience / Annette Pritchard, Nigel Morgan, Irena Ateljevic and Candice Harris --
The body in tourism industry / Soile Veijola and Anu Valtonen --
Ambivalent journeys : writing travel as the feminist stranger in Desert places / Simone Fullagar --
Travelling for masculinity : the construction of bodies/spaces in Israeli backpackers' narratives / Chaim Noy --
The emergence of the body in the holiday accounts of women and girls / Jennie Small --
Life's a beach and then we diet : discourses of tourism and the 'beach body' in UK women's lifestyle magazines / Fiona Jordan --
The sensual embodiment of Italian women / Martine Abramovici --
Bodies, carnival and honey days : the example of Coney Island / Chris Ryan and Huiman Gu --
The embodiment of the macho gaze in South-eastern Europe : performing femininity and masculinity in Albania and Croatia / Irena Ateljevic and Derek Hall --
Encountering scopophillia, sensuality and desire : engendering Tahiti / Annette Pritchard and Nigel Morgan --
Gendered tourism space : a South African perspective / Jeanne van Eeden --
Advertisements as tourism space : 'learning' masculinity and femininity from New Zealand television / Fabrice Desmarais --
Gender posed : the people behind the postcards / Greg Ringer --
Travelling beyond the boundaries of constraint : women, travel and empowerment / Candice Harris and Erica Wilson --
An Israeli lesbian's travel experience : a heterosexual man's interpretation of her diary / Yaniv Poria --
Embodying everyday masculinities in heritage tourism(s) / Dan Knox and Kevin Hannam --
In search of lesbian space? The experience of Manchester's Gay Village / Annette Pritchard, Nigel Morgan and Diane Sedgley --
(Un)veiling women's employment in the Egyptian travel business / Nashwa Samir El-Sherif Ibrahim, Annette Pritchard and Eleri Jones --
Gender and tourism development : a case study of the Cappadoccia region of Turkey / Sermin Elmas.
Responsibility: edited by Annette Pritchard [and others].
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