By René van der Duim,Carina Ren,Gunnar Thór Jóhannesson
The contemporary surfacing of actor-network concept (ANT) in tourism reports correlates to a emerging curiosity in figuring out tourism as emergent thorough relational perform connecting cultures, natures and applied sciences in multifarious methods. regardless of the frequent program of ANT around the social sciences, no publication has handled the sensible and theoretical implications of utilizing ANT in Tourism study.
This is the 1st ebook to severely interact with the use of ANT in tourism stories. by way of doing so, it demanding situations methods that experience ruled the literature for the final 20 years and casts new gentle on problems with materiality, ordering and networks in tourism. The e-book describes the technique, its percentages and boundaries as an ontology and study method, and advances its use and examine within the box of tourism.
The first 3 chapters of the ebook introduce ANT and its key conceptual premises, the e-book itself and the relation among ANT and tourism experiences. utilizing illustrative instances and examples, the following chapters care for particular topic parts like materiality, probability, mobilities and ordering and exhibit how ANT contributes to tourism reviews. This half offers examples and circumstances which illustrate using the procedure in a severe method. Inherently, the examine of tourism is a multi-disciplinary box of study and that's mirrored within the diversified educational backgrounds of the contributing authors to supply a large post-disciplinary context of ANT in tourism stories.
This precise booklet, targeting rising ways in tourism study, might be of price to scholars, researchers and lecturers in tourism in addition to the broader Social Sciences.
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