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While research on Asian tourism has increased in recent years, studies on Asian travellers' consumption patterns in Europe are still rather rare. Taking a sociological perspective, this research examines Asian tourists' consumption in Vienna in relation to their sense of distinction and mobility....

Author(s)
Bui, H. T.; Trupp, A.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Recreation Research, 2020, 45, 1, pp 4-18
Abstract

Since the first Olympic Games, the figure of the athlete has roused enormous passion. One may wonder if nowadays the cultural mechanisms that produce them are analogous and perform the same functions as in the past. This article aims to answer these questions. For this purpose, we have relied on...

Author(s)
Moscoso Sánchez, D.; Fernández Gavira, J.; Pérez Flores, A.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Sport in Society: Cultures, Commerce, Media, Politics, 2018, 21, 3, pp 516-528
Abstract

Using the humanistic theory of martial arts and martial arts sociology, the author attempts to describe and explain the relationship between social stratification and martial arts. He asks whether a person's position in the martial arts environment is, today, dependent on social background. He...

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Cynarski, W. J.
Publisher
Versita, Warsaw, Poland
Citation
Physical Culture and Sport: Studies and Research, 2013, 59, 1, pp 49-59
Abstract

This collection of essays explores the symbolic meanings that have been attached to sport in Europe by considering some of the mythical heroes who have dominated the sporting landscapes of their own countries. Examples from Germany, France, the UK, Italy, and Austria cover a range of sports...

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Holt, R.; Mangan, J. A.; Lanfranchi, P.
Citation
International Journal of the History of Sport, 1996, 13, 1, pp 175 pp.
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This article describes how gender shapes tourism experience through trysts or romantic liaisons between touring Otavaleños (indigenous males of Ecuador) and Gringas (local Spanish slang for Euro-American females), fuelled by the tropes or stereotypes of the Native American and Euro-American other....

Author(s)
Meisch, L. A.
Citation
Annals of Tourism Research, 1995, 22, 2, pp 441-462

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