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Leisure and Tourism Landscapes
By Cara Aitchison

Leisure and Tourism Landscapes

Social and Cultural Geographies

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Leisure and Tourism Landscapes by Cara Aitchison

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Increasingly significant as mediators of spatial identity and meaning, leisure, tourism, culture and heritage are only now beginning to be located within the rapidly evolving discourses of poststructuralist geographies. Exploring the influence of leisure and tourism on the production, representation and consumption of landscape, the first half of this important book focuses on different ways of 'seeing' or representing landscape, whereas the second half examines different forms of productive consumption in leisure and tourism. Both symbolic and material spaces of leisure and tourism are also examined in relation to urban and rural landscapes, heritage landscapes, gendered landscapes, and landscapes of sexuality and desire. With a multidisciplinary approach and a strong theoretical content which builds on poststructuralist theories, this is undoubtedly an important addition to literature in the field.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780415170604
ISBN-10: 0415170605
Format: Hardback
(234mm x 156mm x 17mm)
Pages: 208
Imprint: Routledge
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 23-Nov-2000
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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The theme of this text is the influence of leisure and tourism on the production, representation and consumption of landscape.

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