Tourism and social identities: Introduction; Social identities and the cultural politics of tourism.
Section 1 – Global Frameworks: theoretical and comparative perspectives
The Politics of Negotiating Culture in Tourism Development; Sizing up the World: Scale and Belonging in Narratives of Round-the-World Travel; Close Encounters: The Role of Culinary Tourism and Festivals in Positioning a Region; The Ghost Host Community in the Evolution of Travel Law in World Trade Contexts: A Pragmatic Cosmopolitan Perspective; Cultural identities in a globalizing world: conditions for sustainability of intercultural tourism; Tourist Constructions and Consumptions of Space: Place, Modernity and Meaning.
Section 2 – Local Realities: post-industrial world and transitional economies
Power, resources and identity: The influence of tourism on indigenous communities; The Development of Cultural Iconography in Festival Tourism; Reconciliation Tourism: On Crossing Bridges and Funding Ferries; Sustainable Tourism and National Park Development in St. Lucia; Identity and Interaction: gazes and reflections of Tourism; Television Travels: Screening the Tourist Settler.