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Authenticity and Tourism : Materialities, Perceptions, Experiences.

Author/Creator:
Rickly, Jillian M.
Publication:
Bingley : Emerald Publishing Limited, 2018.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (355 pages)
Series:
Tourism Social Science Ser.
Tourism Social Science Ser. ; v.24
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Subjects:
Tourism-History.
Tourism-Research.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Summary:
This book brings together contributions from authors who are actively engaged in authenticity research in a tourism context. In so doing, it demonstrates the various trajectories research has taken towards understanding the significance of authenticity.
Contents:
Front Cover
Authenticity & Tourism: Materialities, Perceptions, Experiences
Copyright Page
Contents
List of Figures
List of Tables
Preface
Chapter 1 Introduction: From Pseudo-Events to Authentic Experiences
Authenticity and Tourism Studies
Objective Authenticity
Constructive Authenticity
Postmodern Authenticity
Existential Authenticity
Intrapersonal Authenticity.
Interpersonal Authenticity.
Authentication and the Performative Turn
Relationality of Authenticity
Alienation
Structure of the Book
Marketing Maneuvers
Chapter 2 Looking for Authenticity in Product Geography
Introduction
Destination Image and Authenticity
"Implacing" Wine Mythologies in Napa Valley
From the Cafetero to the Barista and Back Again
Product Mythologies and Destination Authenticity
Conclusion
Chapter 3 "See You in Iran" on Facebook: Assessing User-Generated Authenticity
Introduction
Authenticity and User-Generated Content
Authenticity and "See You in Iran"
Authenticating UGC on "See You in Iran"
Authentic Inquiry
Authentic Production
Authentic Encounters
Conclusion
Chapter 4 Marketing and Authenticity in Tourism: A Cacao Farm in Brazil
Introduction
Contributions from Marketing to Authenticity
Experiential Marketing and Authenticity
Tourism Destination Branding and Authenticity
A Cacao Farm in Brazil
Data Collection and Analysis
Study Results
Conclusion
Cultural (Mis)Interpretations
Chapter 5 Love, Romance, and Behavior: Finding Juliet, Finding Meaning
Introduction
Love, Romance, and Behavior
Cultural and Personal Capital
Juliet's Balcony
Study Methodology
Research Findings
Group 1: 1 or 2 Minutes Visits
Group 2: The 3-7 Minutes Group
Group 3: The 9-15 Minutes Group
Group 4: The 30 Minutes or More Group.
Conclusion
Chapter 6 Authenticity of a National Icon: The Trinidad Steelpan as a Tourism Resource
Introduction
Origins of the Steelpan
A History of Religion, Rebellion, Resistance, and Rivalry
Steelpan Outside of Trinidad
Authenticity and Heritage
Conclusion
Chapter 7 Authenticity in Portugal's Interior Rural Areas
Introduction
Revisiting Authenticity
Rural Tourism in Portugal
Research Design
Study Methodology
Sample Characteristics
Stakeholders' Perceptions of Schist Villages Network
Conclusion
Technological Interventions
Chapter 8 Tourists' Photographic Constructions of Place in Ireland
Introduction
Authenticity and Tourists' Experiences of Ireland
Authentic Experiences or Staged Realities
(Re)producing Place
Research Design
Experiences of Ireland
Conclusion
Chapter 9 Understanding Authenticity Within Gastronomic Experiences
Introduction
Authenticity in Food, Service, and Atmosphere
Study Methodology
Authenticity in Gastronomic Experiences
Setting the Table
The Interviews
Defining Authentic Food
The Authentic "Hot Dog"
Questioning Authenticity
Conclusion
Chapter 10 Digital Revolution or Plastic Gimmick? Authenticity in 3D Souvenirs
Introduction
Discourses on Authenticity in Tourist Souvenirs
(Re)Constructing Authenticity in Souvenirs
Personalization and Souvenir Authenticity
Study Findings
Object-Place Relationship.
Object-Place-Person Relationship.
Person-Place Relationship.
Enhancement through Personalization
Conclusion
Chapter 11 Hyperreal Light Simulacra: Performing Heritage Buildings
Introduction
Illuminating Hyperreality
Monumental Historic Architecture
The Evolution of Light Shows
The Brilliance of Son et Lumière
The Affectivity of Light Shows
Conclusion
Theoretical Inquiries.
Chapter 12 Hunting and Fishing as Ecotourism: The Authenticity Debate
Introduction
Defining Ecotourism
The Authenticity Debate
Nature-based Tourism and Ecotourism
Catch-and-Release Recreational Fishing
From Hunting Safaris to Ecotourism Development in Zambia
Conclusion
Chapter 13 Authenticating the Wilderness: Power, Politics, Performance
Introduction
Wilderness and the Discourses of Authenticity
Objective Notions of Wilderness
Constructive and Symbolic Modes of Wilderness
Existential and Psychological Enactments of Wilderness
Conclusion
Chapter 14 An Autoethnographic Reflection: Western Elitism in Late Capitalism
Introduction
The Looking-Glass Self
Which Tourists?
Tourist Identity
Altruism
Egocentrism, Egoism, and Narcissism in Tourists
Conclusion
Afterword: Authenticity and Life
Authenticity and the Unconscious
Implications
References
Acknowledgments
About the Authors
Index.
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Local notes:
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2021. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Contributor:
Vidon, Elizabeth S.
Other format:
Print version: Rickly, Jillian M. Authenticity and Tourism
ISBN:
9781787548183
9781787548176
OCLC:
1050437283