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Title Slow tourism : experiences and mobilities / edited by Simone Fullagar, Kevin Markwell and Erica Wilson
Published Bristol : Channel View, [2012]
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 233 pages) : illustrations, maps
Series Aspects of tourism
Aspects of tourism.
Contents 12. Travellin' Around On Yukon Time in Canada's North -- 13. 'Fast Japan, Slow Japan': Shifting to Slow Tourism as a Rural Regeneration Tool in Japan -- 14. Tribe Tourism: A Case Study of the Tribewanted Project on Vorovoro, Fiji -- 15. Slow Tourism Initiatives: An Exploratory Study of Dutch Lifestyles Entrepreneurs in France -- 16. Slow Travel and Indian Culture: Philosophical and Practical Aspects -- 17. Reflecting Upon Slow Travel and Tourism Experiences
6. Eat Your Way through Culture: Gastronomic Tourism as Performance and Bodily Experience -- 7. 'Make Haste Slowly': Environmental Sustainability and Willing Workers on Organic Farms -- Part 3. Slow Mobilities -- 8. Gendered Cultures of Slow Travel: Women's Cycle Touring as an Alternative Hedonism -- 9. Wandering Australia: Independent Travellers and Slow Journeys Through Time and Space -- 10. Alternative Mobility Cultures and the Resurgence of Hitch-hiking -- 11. 'If You're Making Waves Then You Have to Slow Down': Slow Tourism and Canals -- Part 4. Slow Tourism Places
Contributors -- 1. Starting Slow: Thinking Through Slow Mobilities and Experiences -- Part 1. Positioning Slow Tourism -- 2. Speeding Up and Slowing Down: Pilgrimage and Slow Travel Through Time -- 3. On the Periphery of Pleasure: Hedonics, Eudaimonics and Slow Travel -- 4. Slow'n Down the Town to Let Nature Grow: Ecotourism, Social Justice and Sustainability -- Part 2. Slow Food and Sustainable Tourism -- 5. The Contradictions and Paradoxes of Slow Food: Environmental Change, Sustainability and the Conservation of Taste
Summary This book examines the emerging phenomenon of slow tourism, addressing growing consumer concerns with quality leisure time, environmental and cultural sustainability, as well as the embodied experience of place. Drawing on a range of international case studies, the book explores how slow tourism encapsulates a range of lifestyle practices, mobilities and ethics
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Subject Holiday stress.
Tourism -- Social aspects.
Tourists -- Psychology.
Form Electronic book
Author Fullagar, Simone.
Markwell, Kevin.
Wilson, Erica.
ISBN 184541280X