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The Routledge Handbook of Popular Culture and Tourism

Edited by: Christine Lundberg , Vassilios Ziakas

Print publication date:  June  2018
Online publication date:  July  2018

Print ISBN: 9781138678354
eBook ISBN: 9781315559018
Adobe ISBN:

10.4324/9781315559018
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Book description

This handbook provides a comprehensive overview and holistic analysis of the intersection between tourism and popular culture. It examines current debates, questions and controversies of tourism in the wake of popular culture phenomena and explores the relationships between popular culture, globalization, tourism and mobility. In addition, it offers a cross-disciplinary, cutting edge review of the character of popular cultural production and consumption trends, analyzing their consequences for tourism, spatial strategies and destination competitiveness.

The scope of the volume encompasses various expressions of popular culture such as cinema, TV shows, music, literature, sports and heritage. Featuring a mix of theoretical and empirical chapters, the handbook problematizes and conceptualizes the ties and clusters of popular cultural actors, thereby positioning tourism within the wider context of creative economies, cultural planning and multimodal technologies.

Written by an international team of academics with expertise in a range of disciplines, this timely book will be of interest to researchers from a variety of subjects including tourism, events, geography, cultural studies, fandom research, political economy, business, media studies and technology.

Table of contents

Prelims Download PDF
Introduction Download PDF
Chapter  1:  What is popular culture? Download PDF
Chapter  2:  Tourism and popular culture Download PDF
Chapter  3:  Synontological spaces Download PDF
Chapter  4:  Apocalypto and the end of days Download PDF
Chapter  5:  The Commodification of narco-violence through popular culture and tourism in medellin, colombia Download PDF
Chapter  6:  Popular culture tourism Download PDF
Chapter  7:  Film tourism in the golden age of television Download PDF
Chapter  8:  Imagining the medieval in the modern world Download PDF
Chapter  9:  Tuning in Download PDF
Chapter  10:  Fado as a popular culture expression in the context of a tourist city Download PDF
Chapter  11:  Transactional bodies Download PDF
Chapter  12:  The voyeur at leisure Download PDF
Chapter  13:  Technology adoption and popular culture sport tourism Download PDF
Chapter  14:  Hunters, climbers, flâneurs Download PDF
Chapter  15:  The peculiar attraction of royalty for tourism and the popular culture construction of ‘royal tourism’ Download PDF
Chapter  16:  Sun, surf, sex, and the everyday Download PDF
Chapter  17:  Fandom and its afterlife Download PDF
Chapter  18:  Passing through Download PDF
Chapter  19:  A Thai star’s appeal to Chinese fans and its impact on Thailand popular culture tourism Download PDF
Chapter  20:  On the road—again Download PDF
Chapter  21:  Music fans as tourists Download PDF
Chapter  22:  “There were only friendly people and love in the air” Download PDF
Chapter  23:  The (promotional) value of public-spiritedness Download PDF
Chapter  24:  #Literaryme Download PDF
Chapter  25:  “I went to India to find myself” Download PDF
Chapter  26:  The force meets the kittiwake Download PDF
Chapter  27:  The narrative capital of the place Download PDF
Chapter  28:  A ‘touristed landscape’ Download PDF
Chapter  29:  Spain as the scenery of mass tourism phenomena – between elite tourism and popular tourism Download PDF
Chapter  30:  Playing at home Download PDF
Chapter  31:  Traveling to icons or icons on travel Download PDF
Chapter  32:  The Indianization of Switzerland Download PDF
Chapter  33:  Film tourism stakeholders and impacts Download PDF
Chapter  34:  Film tourism collaborations Download PDF
Chapter  35:  Growing competition for screen tourists activates new destination marketing tactics Download PDF
Chapter  36:  (G)A(i)ming at the throne Download PDF
Chapter  37:  The influence of culinary movies as a popular culture tourism phenomenon in shoot destinations Download PDF
Chapter  38:  Visitor experiences of popular culture museums in islands Download PDF
Chapter  39:  Lifestyle tourism Download PDF
Chapter  40:  Destination development in the wake of popular culture tourism Download PDF
Index Download PDF
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