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Transformative travel in a mobile world.

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Description

This book presents an exploration of the process of travel and transformation in a modern, mobile world. It probes the often unquestioned assumption that travel is simply transformative, and observes the complexities of the phenomenon and how it is interpreted and re-interpreted by those who identify themselves as having been transformed by travel. The book draws upon data from an ongoing, longitu...

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Chapter 4 (Page no: 69)

Travels through mobile spaces, places and landscapes - a sensual essay.

This chapter takes an alternative approach to the exploration of the physical travel experience. It does this through presenting a 'sensual essay' comprising stories and photographs depicting three journeys (to East Timor, Cambodia/Laos and West Africa/France) the author undertook as a part of his research. The essay makes the case for a new way of exploring the fleshy, bodily, emotional and sensual encounters of travel in ways that are not possible through purely textual re/presentation and analysis.

Other chapters from this book

Chapter: 1 (Page no: 1) Mobilizing travel and transformation. Author(s): Lean, G.
Chapter: 2 (Page no: 17) Investigating transformative travel - a mobile, embodied and sensual approach. Author(s): Lean, G.
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 40) 'Before'. Author(s): Lean, G.
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 165) 'During'. Author(s): Lean, G.
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 202) 'After'. Author(s): Lean, G.

Chapter details

  • Year of Publication
  • 2016
  • ISBN
  • 9781780643991
  • Record Number
  • 20163000317