The Tourist Gaze 3.0

3rd Edition

John Urry; Jonas Larsen
eISBN-13: 9781446259924

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"The original Tourist Gaze was a classic, marking out a new land to study and appreciate. This new edition extends into fresh areas with the same passion and insight of the object. Even more essential reading!"

- Nigel Thrift, Vice-Chancellor, Warwick University

This new edition of a seminal text restructures, reworks and remakes the groundbreaking previous versions making this book even more relevant for tourism students, researchers and designers. ′The tourist gaze′ remains an agenda setting theory. Packed full of fascinating insights this major new edition intelligently broadens its theoretical and geographical scope to provide an account which responds to various critiques.

All chapters have been significantly revised to include up-to-date empirical data, many new case studies and fresh concepts. Three new chapters have been added which explore:

photography and digitization
embodied performances
risks and alternative futures

This book is essential reading for all involved in contemporary tourism, leisure, cultural policy, design, economic regeneration, heritage and the arts.

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ISBNs 9781849203777, 9781849203777, 1849203776, 9781849203777, 9781849203760, 9781446259924, 9781446250020, 1446259927
Language English
Number of Pages 296
Edition 3rd