TitleSeductions of place : geographical perspectives on globalization and touristed landscapes / edited by Carolyn Cartier and Alan A. Lew
Imprint London : Routledge, 2005
Descript xii, 340 p. : ill. ; 24 cm


Touristed landscapes/seductions of place -- Flirting with space : tourism geographies as sensuous/expressive practice -- Tourism and the modern subject : placing the encounter between tourist and other -- The souvenir and sacrifice in the tourist mode of consumption -- Tourism economy : the global landscape -- Silicon values : miniaturization, speed, and money -- Bellagio and beyond -- Seducing global capital : reimaging space and interation in Melbourne and Sydney -- Urbanscape as attraction : the case of Guangzhou -- San Francisco and the Left Coast -- Tourist weddings in Hawai'i : consuming the destination -- Maintaining the myth : Tahiti and its islands -- Uncertain images : Tourism development and seascapes of the Caribbean -- The contested beach : resistance and resort development in Antigua, West Indies -- Desiring Ashima: sexing landscape in China's Stone Forest -- "New Asia-Singapore" : a concoction of tourism, place, and image -- Is the Great Wall of China the Great Wall of China? -- Existential tourism and the homeland : the overseas Chinese experience -- Centering tourism geography

Geographical perception Landscape assessment Tourism -- Social aspects Human geography

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