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Cultural Diversity And The School-To-Work Transition: A Relational Perspective, William Feighery Dec 2012

Cultural Diversity And The School-To-Work Transition: A Relational Perspective, William Feighery

William Feighery

Drawing on evidence from the European tourism sector and adopting a Bourdieusian approach, this chapter embraces a relational perspective on the school-to-work transition. Taking account of macro public policy, as well as meso organisational and micro individual social spheres, the reported study sought to develop insights on the perceived value of, and demand for, diversity in the European tourism sector. Based on data from three research instruments, it is suggested that in the European tourism sector, the school-to-work transition is in a process of transformation as a number of forces, including neoliberalism, globalisation and the “democratisation” of education, mitigate against ...


Value Change, Right Wing Visual Rhetoric And The ‘Fear Game’: The Discursive Transformation Of The Tourist Image Of Switzerland, William Feighery Jul 2012

Value Change, Right Wing Visual Rhetoric And The ‘Fear Game’: The Discursive Transformation Of The Tourist Image Of Switzerland, William Feighery

William Feighery

No abstract provided.


Tourism And Self-Orientalism In Oman: A Critical Discourse Analysis, William Feighery Dec 2011

Tourism And Self-Orientalism In Oman: A Critical Discourse Analysis, William Feighery

William Feighery

It is established in the literature that touristic images of the Orient are grounded in Occidental authority and dominant global power relations. Scholars have suggested that indigenous image creators in the Middle East continue to read from an Occidental script, perpetuating oppositional perspectives of us and them, the familiar and the strange, the dynamic and the atrophied – fuelling the development of neo-Orientalist tourist sites/sights. This paper explores the extent to which such scripting continues to persist in official representations of rentier states in the Arabian Peninsula. Through a critical discourse analysis of the Omani tourism promotional film Welcome to ...


Discourse And The Governance Of Diversity In England's Official Tourism Texts, William Feighery Dec 2010

Discourse And The Governance Of Diversity In England's Official Tourism Texts, William Feighery

William Feighery

No abstract provided.


Consulting Ethics, William Feighery Dec 2010

Consulting Ethics, William Feighery

William Feighery

An important, if much neglected, arena within the field of tourism studies is the role of tourism scholars as consultants in the development process. For individuals within this field of ‘expert knowledge’ participation in consultancy projects often places them at the heart of complex and competing interests at local, national and international level. Such complexity necessitates ethically informed decisions. In this paper I first explore the evolution of tourism related research and consultancy, before considering the rise of ethics in arenas of professional practice. Further, I consider the Foucauldian construct of ‘technologies of the self’ as potentially offering an ethical ...


Conteted Heritage In The Ancient City Of Peace, William Feighery Dec 2009

Conteted Heritage In The Ancient City Of Peace, William Feighery

William Feighery

As the imperial capital of thirteen dynasties Xi’an, formerly known as Chang’an (eternal peace), houses a legacy of many of the most important periods of Chinese history and is one of the great archeological centers of the world. This legacy of political and cultural dominance places Xi’an at the forefront of debates on cultural heritage and its role in the evolution of China in the 21st century. Xi’an is currently under a triad of influences from processes of globalization, urban transition and domestic and international tourism. In recent decades and particularly since the dawn on the ...


Tourism And The Third Sector: Shifting Values, Changing Relationships, William Feighery Sep 2009

Tourism And The Third Sector: Shifting Values, Changing Relationships, William Feighery

William Feighery

No abstract provided.


Contested Heritage In The Ancient City Of Peace, William Feighery Apr 2009

Contested Heritage In The Ancient City Of Peace, William Feighery

William Feighery

论文摘要 作为中国古代十三朝都城,西安(古称长安)蕴藏着中国最重要历史时期的丰富遗产,是世界主要考古中心之一。由于其在政治历史遗产方面的优势地位,西安一直立于文化遗产研究争鸣的前沿,有关其在二十一世纪中国发展进程中的地位和影响亦为热点论题。当前,西安正面临着来自全球化、城市化和国内外旅游者三方面的影响。在近几十年,尤其是随着本世纪初一项复兴“唐皇城”宏伟计划的出台及逐步实施,西安市人口密集的老城区逐渐成为关注和讨论的焦点。这篇论文就此项 “唐皇城复兴规划”将对西安老城区历史文化遗产带来的影响进行了讨论,还着力分析了该规划对老城内穆斯林社区回族居民的日常精神文化生活可能产生的冲击。这项规划将引发西安城市面貌和社会结构的重要变化。与此同时,该规划的实施还将使西安遭遇来自两方面的挑战:一方面如何协调保护历史遗产与满足居民现实需求两者关系,另一方面如何把现有老城区改造成以旅游业为主导的新型城市空间。


Tourism, Stock Photography And Surveillance: A Foucauldian Interpretation, William Feighery Dec 2008

Tourism, Stock Photography And Surveillance: A Foucauldian Interpretation, William Feighery

William Feighery

No abstract provided.


Heritage Tourism In Xi'an: Constructing The Past In Contested Space, William Feighery Dec 2007

Heritage Tourism In Xi'an: Constructing The Past In Contested Space, William Feighery

William Feighery

No abstract provided.


Mountain Tourism And Social Change, William Feighery Aug 2006

Mountain Tourism And Social Change, William Feighery

William Feighery

No abstract provided.


Consulting Ethics For Tourism, William Feighery Aug 2006

Consulting Ethics For Tourism, William Feighery

William Feighery

No abstract provided.


Tourism Development And Culture Conflict In Xi’An, William Feighery Jun 2006

Tourism Development And Culture Conflict In Xi’An, William Feighery

William Feighery

No abstract provided.


Reflexivity And Tourism Research: Telling An(Other) Story, William Feighery Dec 2005

Reflexivity And Tourism Research: Telling An(Other) Story, William Feighery

William Feighery

No abstract provided.


Reading Tourism Texts In Context: A Critical Discourse Analysis, William Feighery Dec 2005

Reading Tourism Texts In Context: A Critical Discourse Analysis, William Feighery

William Feighery

This article discusses the method of Critical Discourse Analysis (CDA) employed in a study focusing on the textual representation of ethnocultural diversity by official tourism organizations (OTOs) in England. The underlying principles of CDA are outlined, as well as the specific approach adopted in the study. The study employed a three-dimensional approach to CDA, which included an analysis of written and spoken language as text, as discourse practice, and as social practice. By way of an example, a critical reading of a promotional text is provided that focuses on the dimension of discourse practice. This critical reading outlines some of ...


Staging Intangible Cultural Heritage In Xi’An., William Feighery Jul 2005

Staging Intangible Cultural Heritage In Xi’An., William Feighery

William Feighery

No abstract provided.


Tourism Development In A Changing Social Context, William Feighery Mar 2005

Tourism Development In A Changing Social Context, William Feighery

William Feighery

No abstract provided.


Representing Cultural Diversity Through Tourism: A Critical Analysis Of English Tourism Board Texts, William Feighery Nov 2004

Representing Cultural Diversity Through Tourism: A Critical Analysis Of English Tourism Board Texts, William Feighery

William Feighery

No abstract provided.


‘Taking Stock: Critical Perspectives On The Production And Consumption Of ‘Stock’ Photographs By Official Tourism Organizations In England’, William Feighery Jul 2003

‘Taking Stock: Critical Perspectives On The Production And Consumption Of ‘Stock’ Photographs By Official Tourism Organizations In England’, William Feighery

William Feighery

No abstract provided.


Negative Image? Developing The Visual In Tourism Research, William Feighery Dec 2002

Negative Image? Developing The Visual In Tourism Research, William Feighery

William Feighery

Today, knowledge about the world is increasingly articulated visually and the ocularcentric nature of tourism is widely recognised by tourism 'professionals' and academics, as well as by tourists and 'locals'. This article examines the role of visual evidence in tourism research and takes as its starting point the convolution of 'looking', 'seeing' and 'knowing' in western culture. It then considers the 'status' of image-based research in the social sciences with particular reference to tourism studies. It is suggested that the recent interest in the so-called 'pictorial turn' heralds new opportunities for tourism researchers to embrace emerging visual methodologies and in ...


Community Participation In Tourism Development: A Social Representations Approach, William Feighery Sep 2002

Community Participation In Tourism Development: A Social Representations Approach, William Feighery

William Feighery

No abstract provided.


(Dis)United Nation: Representing England Through Tourism Discourse, William Feighery Sep 2002

(Dis)United Nation: Representing England Through Tourism Discourse, William Feighery

William Feighery

No abstract provided.


(In)Visible England: Mediating Ethnic Diversity Through Tourism Discourse, William Feighery Dec 2001

(In)Visible England: Mediating Ethnic Diversity Through Tourism Discourse, William Feighery

William Feighery

No abstract provided.


The Mapping Of Mediation: The Development Of Research Agendas Into The Cultural Representation Of Tourism, William Feighery Oct 2001

The Mapping Of Mediation: The Development Of Research Agendas Into The Cultural Representation Of Tourism, William Feighery

William Feighery

No abstract provided.


Visionscape ‘21’: A View Beyond The Word, William Feighery Aug 2001

Visionscape ‘21’: A View Beyond The Word, William Feighery

William Feighery

No abstract provided.