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Disseminating The Old Men: Mexico City, Europe, the World

Ruth Hellier-Tinoco

in Embodying Mexico: Tourism, Nationalism & Performance

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195340365
eISBN:
9780199896998
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340365.003.0010
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, Dance

Chapter Nine provides a sense of the multifarious forms and contexts of presentation of the Dance of the Old Men that proliferated from 1968 onwards in Mexico, the USA, and Europe. Brief snapshots ... More


Tourist Agency

Dean MacCannell

in The Ethics of Sightseeing

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520257825
eISBN:
9780520948655
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520257825.003.0013
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

John Urry's The Tourist Gaze provides the first sustained and serious account of the tourist subject or subjectivity. Urry posits a connection between tourist and attraction that exceeds the gaze. ... More


The World Is Her Oyster: Negotiating Contemporary White Womanhood in Hollywood’s Tourist Spaces

Kendra Marston

in Postfeminist Whiteness: Problematising Melancholic Burden in Contemporary Hollywood

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781474430296
eISBN:
9781474453608
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474430296.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter analyses Hollywood tourist romances Eat Pray Love and Under the Tuscan Sun as examples of texts in which the burdened white woman transcends her melancholic state as a result of ... More


The Tourist in the Urban Symbolic

Dean MacCannell

in The Ethics of Sightseeing

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520257825
eISBN:
9780520948655
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520257825.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

The Tourist City provides one take on tourism and urban symbolism. The proposed concept of the urban symbolic is close to Michel de Certeau's concept of “the city as a suspended symbolic order.” The ... More


Adorable Aloha: Tracing the Tourist Gaze in the American Girl Books

Joy Takako Taylor

in Growing Up Asian American in Young Adult Fiction

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496815064
eISBN:
9781496815101
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496815064.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter addresses Native Hawaiian representation in Young Adult literature, focusing on the American Girl (AG) books, Aloha, Kanani and Good Job, Kanani. Both texts promote a multicultural ... More


Introduction: ‘No Region for Tourists and Women’

Heidi Slettedahl Macpherson

in Transatlantic Women's Literature

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748624454
eISBN:
9780748652242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748624454.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This introductory chapter discusses the theme of this book, which is about transatlantic literature and women's narratives of travel and adventure. This book analyses several examples of relevant ... More


Black Towns, Black Futures: The Enduring Allure of a Black Place in the American West

Karla Slocum

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781469653976
eISBN:
9781469653990
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469653976.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

Some know Oklahoma’s Black towns as historic communities that thrived during the Jim Crow era—this is only part of the story. In this book, Karla Slocum shows that the appeal of these towns is more ... More


‘An Invention of the Americans’: Negotiating the Foreign in Anne Tyler's Novels

Heidi Slettedahl Macpherson

in Transatlantic Women's Literature

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748624454
eISBN:
9780748652242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748624454.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This chapter explores the construction of ‘foreignness’ in Anne Tyler's The Accidental Tourist and Digging to America in order to relate concepts of the foreign to those of the familiar in its ... More


Hou Xiaoxian as Ambassador: Performing Cross-Strait Histories in the “Taiwan Trilogy”

Dennis Lo

in The Authorship of Place: A Cultural Geography of the New Chinese Cinemas

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9789888528516
eISBN:
9789888180028
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888528516.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter closely traces the evolution of Hou Xiaoxian's contentious modes of place making while he shot on-location in China for the “Taiwan Trilogy," where Southern Chinese locales sometimes ... More


Translocalities of Sadness: Touring Inauthentic Geographies with Hou Xiaoxian and Jia Zhangke

Dennis Lo

in The Authorship of Place: A Cultural Geography of the New Chinese Cinemas

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9789888528516
eISBN:
9789888180028
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888528516.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter explores how Hou Xiaoxian and Jia Zhangke have responded critically and reflexively to the commoditization and neoliberal redevelopment of place by challenging their own notions of ... More


Local Haole?: Whites, Racial and Imperial Loyalties, and Membership in Hawai‘i

Paul Spickard

in Beyond Ethnicity: New Politics of Race in Hawai'i

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780824869885
eISBN:
9780824877859
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824869885.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Spickard expresses hesitation to speak definitively about Haoles (Whites) in Hawai‘i, but offers these thoughts. Every action by a Haole in Hawai‘i is framed by the history of colonialism, ... More


Conclusion: The Favela, the Web, and the Census—A Disconcerting Reality

Licia do Prado Valladares

in The Invention of the Favela

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781469649986
eISBN:
9781469650005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469649986.003.0005
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Chapter 4 concludes by pointing out the current way favelas are now seen, thanks to the three dogmas introduced in the previous chapter. Researchers through their census have seen that, contrary to ... More


Cuba Calls!: Exploiting African American and Cuban Alliances for Equal Rights

Devyn Spence Benson

in Antiracism in Cuba: The Unfinished Revolution

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469626727
eISBN:
9781469626741
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469626727.003.0005
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Chapter 4 emphasizes how Cubans and African Americans exploited temporary transnational alliances in the 1960s to fight local battles against racism. Comparing the United States’ “colorstruck ... More


Bombs without bombsites: memory and security without visibility

Charlotte Heath-Kelly

in Death and Security: Memory and Mortality at the Bombsite

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781784993139
eISBN:
9781526120991
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784993139.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Ethical Issues and Debates

This chapter explores the relationship between visibility, memorialisation and security through case studies of the London bombing, the invasion of Afghanistan by coalition troops, and the situation ... More


Living and Imagining in Paradise: The Culture of a Tourist Economy

Angelique V. Nixon

in Resisting Paradise: Tourism, Diaspora, and Sexuality in Caribbean Culture

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781628462180
eISBN:
9781626746039
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628462180.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

After establishing the neocolonial relations of tourism and the various forms of resistance alternative models as represented in Caribbean literature, chapter four offers a case study of a tourist ... More


‘Bad roads will absolutely nip in the bud the new development’: Cycling Tourism in Ireland in the Late Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Centuries

Brian Griffin

in Leisure and the Irish in the Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781781381823
eISBN:
9781781382325
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381823.003.0011
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter discusses the efforts that were made to promote cycling tourism in Ireland in the late Victorian and the Edwardian decades. As growing numbers of tourists travelled by tricycle and ... More


The Erosion of a “World-Class” Urban Paradise: Tourism, the Environmental Movement, and Planning Related to Virginia Key Beach, 1982–1998

Gregory W. Bush

in White Sand Black Beach: Civil Rights, Public Space, and Miami's Virginia Key

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813062648
eISBN:
9780813051628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062648.003.0007
Subject:
History, African-American History

Miami exemplifies a powerful urban model neglecting public spaces, largely ignoring public planning mechanisms, and, notably from the 1980s, transferring waterfront parkland to private entrepreneurs. ... More


Youth Responses to Discriminatory Practices: The Free Beach Movement, 1970–1975

Derick Hendricks

in Black Power in the Caribbean

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813049090
eISBN:
9780813046693
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049090.003.0011
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines the Free Beach Movement which emerged in the context of dramatic economic and demographic changes in the U. S. Virgin Islands in the 1960s. Strongly influenced by the civil ... More


The Way We Were: Brazil in the African American Roots Tourist Gaze

Patricia de Santana Pinho

in Mapping Diaspora: African American Roots Tourism in Brazil

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781469645322
eISBN:
9781469645346
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469645322.003.0003
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines the dominant African American roots tourist gaze on Brazil. Contrasting the discourse of the tourists, as expressed in ethnographic interviews, with the representations found in ... More


Tourists, Anthropologists, and Visions of Indigenous Society in Japan

Tessa Morris-Suzuki

in Beyond Ainu Studies: Changing Academic and Public Perspectives

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824836979
eISBN:
9780824870973
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824836979.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter addresses how the seemingly disparate practices of tourism, anthropological research on Ainu bodies, and control over cultural representations were united through the telescoping effects ... More


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