From heritage to terrorism : regulating tourism in an age of uncertainty / Brian Simpson and Cheryl Simpson.

Simpson, Brian [Browse]
New York : Routledge, 2011.
xi, 195 pages ; 25 cm


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  • PART I. Law in tourism
  • 1. Conceptualising tourism and the tourist as a legal problem
  • Law and the shifting objectives of tourism
  • The relationship between the state, law and tourism
  • Marketplace versus the public interest
  • The different discourses of law and tourism
  • National government and tourism
  • The state, class and the human right to tourism
  • The politics of tourism
  • Regulating tourism in an age of uncertainty: tourism as legal discourse
  • PART II. Tourism as a just cause
  • 2. Establishing the exalted tourist
  • Constructing the tourist as a cultural terrorist
  • Tourism as a noble pursuit
  • We are all tourists now
  • The World Tourism Organization and the construction of the exalted tourist
  • Extending the exalted tourist
  • Regulating uncertainties: ethical travel in an age of terrorism, climate change and swine flu
  • 3. The urban tourist: inserting the tourist into the cityscape
  • Tourism and cities
  • Urban image and the promotion of tourism
  • Alternative layers of the city
  • Marketing the city and the loss of its (legal) soul
  • Defining and preserving heritage
  • Creating the image of the safe city
  • Special laws, special events and public order
  • The modern city as l̀egilopolis'
  • 4. The exalted cultural tourist: gazing on culture
  • Cultural property and tourism
  • Cultural institutions and the city: the museum and art gallery
  • The museum and the marketplace
  • The exalted tourist and the Indigenous dollar
  • Land rights, tourism and changing patterns of land usage
  • The preservation of Indigenous culture and tourism
  • Beneath the superficial
  • Meaningful tourism and Indigenous culture
  • Indigenous culture, competing meanings and rights
  • PART III. Tourism as transgression
  • 5. The targeted tourist: the legal construction of fear
  • Tourism and injustice
  • Tourism and repression
  • Tourism as repression
  • The role of international law
  • Tourists as targets and the ẁar against terror'
  • The loss of innocence: tourists as political targets
  • The politics and moral panic of travel advisories
  • Tourism and the construction of fear
  • 6. The pleasure tourist: sex tourism as a legal dilemma
  • Sex, pleasure and tourism
  • Sex work and tourism
  • Prostitution as a tourist attraction
  • Sex tourism vs child-sex tourism
  • Tourism discourse and child-sex tourism
  • Laws on child-sex tourism
  • Codes of conduct as regulation
  • Tourism and legal discourse in sex tourism
  • 7. Work and death in tourism: from darkness to voyeurism
  • Regulating tourism work
  • Uncertainty and the global financial crisis
  • Hidden work and the law
  • Death as a tourist experience
  • Death as a tourist attraction
  • The role of transgression in tourism
  • PART IV. Tourism in law
  • 8. Conclusion: tourism as a legal problem
  • Legal silence
  • Limiting the right to travel
  • Non-tourism as the new just cause.
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