Leisure and Tourism Landscapes
Social and Cultural Geographies
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Leisure and Tourism Landscapes by Cara Aitchison
Book DescriptionIncreasingly 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 DetailsISBN: 9780415271660
(229mm x 152mm x 13mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 18-Oct-2001
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Cara Aitchison
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This book has a broad inter-disciplinary focus, drawing from fields such as cultural studies, history, literature and geography, and redefines the way we view our surroundings.
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