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The Critical Turn in Tourism Studies by Annette Pritchard, Nigel Morgan, Irena Ateljevic

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4     The under-conceptualisations oftourism studies

The case for postdisciplinary knowing

Keith Hollinshead

Introduction: the call for contextual/dialogic/open understandings

This chapter inspects the need for critical researchers to recognise the canonicities of disciplinary outlooks. Extending the recent demand of Coles et al. (2006) for the more commonplace application of postdisciplinary thoughtlines on studies of tourism and related arenas of human experience and representational activity, it thereby questions whether those who work in international tourism and in Tourism Studies are too frequently held captive by such canonicities, and are thus not decently tuned into to the contemporary dialectics of emancipation and enunciation which ...

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