Tourism Imaginaries

Tourism Imaginaries

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It is hard to imagine tourism without the creative use of seductive, as well as restrictive, imaginaries about peoples and places. These socially shared assemblages are collaboratively produced and consumed by a diverse range of actors around the globe. As a nexus of social practices through which individuals and groups establish places and peoples as credible objects of tourism, qtourism imaginariesq have yet to be fully explored. Presenting innovative conceptual approaches, this volume advances ethnographic research methods and critical scholarship regarding tourism and the imaginaries that drive it. The various authors contribute methodologically as well as conceptually to anthropology's grasp of the images, forces, and encounters of the contemporary world.Thus I turn to the affective charge of my beer coaster as ephemera, as an emergent, nonsignifying quality of intention, ... Such entanglements can agitate those histories we know and generate new potentialities that affective intensities makeanbsp;...

Title:Tourism Imaginaries
Author:Noel B. Salazar, Nelson H. H. Graburn
Publisher:Berghahn Books - 2014-06-15


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