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Slow tourism, food and cities : pace and the search for the "Good life" / Michael Clancy.

Clancy, Michael (author.).
E-book E-book (2017.)
Description: 1 online resource : text file, PDF.
Publisher: London : Taylor and Francis, 2017.

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  • ISBN: 1315686716
  • ISBN: 9781315686714
  • Edition: First edition.
Contents: Chapter 10: Cittàslow: the Emilia-Romagna caseIntroduction; New tourism strategies: the slow dimension in "minor territories"; Tourism and "minor territories": the Cittàslow association; Cittàslow and tourism in Emilia-Romagna: general trends; Tourism in Cittàslow cities: the Santarcangelo case; Conclusion; Notes; References; Part III: Comparative perspectives; Chapter 11: Successful integration of slow and sustainable tourism: a case study of food tourism in the alpine region of Algovia, Germany; Introduction; Sustainability dimensions; Economic, environmental and sociocultural benefits
Chapter 8: Slow and intelligent cities: when slow is also smartIntroduction; Urban transformations and contemporary city; Sustainable urban models; When slow is also smart: common aspects; Cases; Conclusion; Notes; References; Chapter 9: Between slow tourists and operators: expectations and implications of a strategic cross-border proposal; Introduction; The Upper Adriatic in policies of cross-border cooperation; Features, actors and projects of tourism cooperation; The Slowtourism project; Project outcomes; Assessing the Slowtourism project; Conclusion; References
Creating cosmopolitan (neoliberal) citizens through consumptionConclusion; Note; References; Part II: Places and practices of Slow; Chapter 6: Creative tourism as slow tourism; Introduction; Slowness and creativity: The needs of today's travellers; Other forms of tourism; The supply of slow and creative tourism; Conclusion; References; Chapter 7: Slow food in slow tourism; Introduction; Food, society, culture; Food as a medium of cultural tourism; Slow food; Case study: the pescestocco (stockfish); Food and wine tourism; Gastronomy and slow tourism as a cultural-touristic product; References
RhythmThe politics of pace; Conclusion; Note; References; Chapter 3: Slow tourism: a theoretical framework; Introduction; Tourism's relationship with slowness; Slow tourism: a theoretical framework; Conclusion; References; Chapter 4: Slow travel and tourism: new concept or new label?; Introduction; Slow travel and slow tourism: towards a definition; Slow travel; Slow tourism; Conclusion; References; Chapter 5: Practicing Slow: political and ethical implications; Introduction; Slow consumption as ethical consumption; The ethics of slow and alternative consumption
Cover; Half Ttile; Title Page; Copyright Page ; Table of Contents ; List of Figures; List of Tables; Notes on contributors; Acknowledgments; Chapter 1: Introduction: The rise of slow in a fast world; Introduction; Locating slow; Modernity and the cult of speed; The crisis of citizenship; Outline of the book; Notes; References; Part I: Locating Slow: the philosophical and sociological roots of the Slow movement; Chapter 2: "Travel too fast and you miss all you travel for": slower mobilities and the politics of pace; Introduction; Slow and slower mobilities; Stillness; Waiting; Deceleration
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Summary: "Slow Food began in the late 1980s as a response to the spread of fast food establishments and as a larger statement against globalization and the perceived deterioration of modern life. Since then, slow practices have permeated into other areas, including cities and territories and travel and tourism.This book provides an in-depth examination of slow food, tourism and cities, demonstrating how these elements are intertwined with one other as part of the modern search for "the good life." Part 1 locates the slow concept within the larger social setting of modernity and investigates claims made by the slow movement, examining aesthetic and instrumental values inherent to it. Part 2 explores the practices and places of slow, containing both conceptual and empirical chapters in Italy, the birthplace of the movement. Part 3 provides a comparative perspective by examining the practices in Spain, the UK, Germany and Canada.Slow Tourism, Food and Cities offers key theoretical insights and alternative perspectives on the varying practices and meanings of slow from a cultural, sociological and ethical perspective. It is a valuable text for students and scholars of sociology, geography, urban studies, social movements, travel and tourism, and food studies."--Provided by publisher.
Citation: Clancy, Michael. "Slow tourism, food and cities : pace and the search for the "Good life"." London : Taylor and Francis, 2017.
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