Seductions of Place

This place dialectic, between visitors and locals, in urging upon each other discourses and performances of the seduction of place, suggests the power of San Francisco landscapes in local, national, and global imaginations: it is ...

Seductions of Place

Author: Carolyn L. Cartier

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 0415192196

Page: 340

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This book explores questions at the crossroads of contemporary issues in travel and tourism, human geography, and the complex cultural, political, and economic activities at stake in touristy landscapes as a result of globalization. The seductiveness of touristy landscapes is simultaneously local and global, as traveled places are formed and reworked by the activities of diverse, mobile people in their desires to experience situated, sensuous qualities of difference. (Midwest).

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