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Tourism mobilities : places to play, places in play

Author: Mimi Sheller; John Urry
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2004. ©2004
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book shows how a diverse array of places around the world are being produced and made fit for tourist consumption. It analyzes tourist performances such as eating, shopping, waling, photographing and clubbing.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Tourism mobilities.
London ; New York : Routledge, 2004
(DLC) 2004000999
(OCoLC)54079882
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mimi Sheller; John Urry
ISBN: 0203340337 9780203340332 9786610078714 6610078718 9780415338783 0415338786 9780415338790 0415338794
OCLC Number: 56560441
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 240 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Places to play, places in play / Mimi Sheller and John Urry --
Demobilizing and remobilizing Caribbean paradise / Mimi Sheller --
Islands in the sun : Cyprus / Richard Sharpley --
Ecotourists on the beach / Rosaleen Duffy --
Surfing : global space or dwelling in the waves? / Rob Shields --
Little England's global conference centre : Harrogate / Viv Cuthill --
Bodies, spirits and Incas : performing Machu Picchu / Alexandra Arellano --
On the track of the Vikings / Jørgen Ole Bærenholdt and Michael Haldrup --
Art exhibitions travel the world / Chia-Ling Lai --
Reconstituting the Taj Mahal : tourist flows and glocalisation / Tim Edensor --
The paradox of a tourist centre : Hong Kong as a site of play and a place of feat / Ngai-Ling Sum with Mei-Chi So --
Barcelona's games : the Olympics, urban design and global tourism / Monica Degen --
Tourists in the concrete desert / Tue Halgreen --
Favela tours : indistinct and mapless representations of the real in Rio De Janeiro / Beatriz Jaguaribe and Kevin Hetherington --
Playing online and between the lines : round-the-world websites as virtual places to play / Jennie Germann Molz --
'Let's build a palm island!' : playfulness in complex times / Mattias Junemo --
Atomica world : the place of nuclear tourism / Kathleen Sullivan --
Death in Venice / John Urry.
Responsibility: edited by Mimi Sheller and John Urry.
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