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Conflicts, religion and culture in tourism.

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Description

The principle behind this book is to demonstrate to the reader the range of elements that come in to play when one considers themes such as conflict, religion and culture in relation to tourism. The book provides an assessment of the increasing linkages and interconnections between religious tourism and secular spaces on a global stage. The book is presented in three main parts. Part I is comprised of four theoretical chapters that lay the foundation of the book. Part II provides four chapters on places were followers of particular faiths can once again celebrate their beliefs after restrictions and laws have been relaxed or removed. Thus, while all of the chapters discuss historical situations whereby religious and pilgrimage activities were in conflict with the status quo, nowadays, these locations are developing burgeoning religious tourism products. Part III presents a set of five chapters, outlining various conflicts related to religious tourism and pilgrimage, all with an interesting connection to the concept of 'other'.

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Book Chapters

Chapter: 1 (Page no: 1) Introduction to Conflicts, Religion and Culture in Tourism. Author(s): Raj, R. Griffin, K.
Chapter: 2 (Page no: 13) Consciousness in conflict. Author(s): Suleman, R. Qayum, B.
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 23) Defamation of religion and freedom of speech. Author(s): Chowdhury, A. Raj, R.
Chapter: 4 (Page no: 34) Imagining the contours of culture: is religious tourism a precondition for conflict? Author(s): Korstanje, M. Echarri Chavéz, M. Cisneros Mustelier, L.
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 44) The essence of community cohesion through religious tolerance. Author(s): Raja, I. Raj, R.
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 57) Religious tourism and pilgrimage in a non-religious country: the Czech Republic. Author(s): Rája, J.
Chapter: 7 (Page no: 69) Pilgrimage, cultural landscape and tourism in the heritization of churches and Christian sites in Nagasaki. Author(s): Kawashima, T. D.
Chapter: 8 (Page no: 82) Claiming territory: the role of pilgrimage in the struggle for a re-Christianization of Sweden. Author(s): Wiktorin, P.
Chapter: 9 (Page no: 94) Cuba and its Christian roots: a case for understanding religious tourism. Author(s): Echarri Chavéz, M. Cisneros Mustelier, L. Korstanje, M.
Chapter: 10 (Page no: 107) Visiting graves, tombs and shrines in Islamic Law. Author(s): Güney, N.
Chapter: 11 (Page no: 117) Religious spaces as discrete systems: the case of Ayodhya, India. Author(s): Sanjeev Singh Nayan Srivastava Karitikeya Sonker Manas Ranjan
Chapter: 12 (Page no: 130) Halal tourism: the case of Turkey. Author(s): Bİlİm, Y. Özer, Ö.
Chapter: 13 (Page no: 144) Kosher tourism: a case study from Greece. Author(s): Moira, P. Mylonopoulos, D. Vasilopoulou, P.
Chapter: 14 (Page no: 155) War and cultural heritage: the case of religious monuments. Author(s): Mylonopoulos, D. Moira, P. Kikilia, K.

Book details

  • Author Affiliation
  • Leeds Beckett University, Leeds LS1 3HE, UK.
  • Year of Publication
  • 2017
  • ISBN
  • 9781786390646
  • Record Number
  • 20173291096