Tourism, Consumption and Representation: Narratives of Place by Kevin Meethan, Alison Anderson, Steve Miles

By Kevin Meethan, Alison Anderson, Steve Miles

This e-book addresses the practices of intake in tourism, a big topic within the sociology of tourism. so far, such a lot tourism research has tended to pay attention to the construction of vacationer area, and think that tourism intake easily mirrors the intentions of the manufacturers. by way of concentrating on a few suitable sub-themes, similar to age, gender, faith and sexual orientation, the chapters inside of this booklet severely study such assumptions by way of the interaction among the creation and intake of vacationer areas, and the way styles of tourism intake are negotiated on somebody level.

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Side of the hut, while the men have hunting supplies and furs on their side of the household. The women and children appear emaciated and in bad health, whereas the men look strong and hardy. The women and men all have red or brown hair and light eyes, again paralleling what tourism literature has depicted as the typical 'Irish' citizen. Along the circular outer walls of this room are several other placards. On a panel entitled 'Evidence from Bones', the writers claim that the physical characteristics of Newgrange's Neolithic inhabitants can be seen in the faces of modern day Irish ancestors: 'Neolithic people were in many ways quite similar to us.

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