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Tourism: a site of resistance strategies of individuals with a disability

Eichhorn, V, Miller, Graham and Tribe, John (2013) Tourism: a site of resistance strategies of individuals with a disability Annals of Tourism Research, 43. pp. 578-600.

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This research investigates resistance strategies employed by individuals with a disability, which remain unexplored at a theoretical and practical level. This lacuna is addressed by identifying and examining different strategies either enabling or preventing resistance. Linking resistance to identity positions, the study further juxtaposes individual and collective forms of resistance related to contextual differences between the everyday life and tourism. Findings highlight that a clear-cut dichotomy of strategies enabling or contrarily preventing resistance does not exist. Yet, while the everyday life leads to transformation by relying on a collective identity, tourism offers greater possibilities to develop a sense of self-identity, as highlighted by the strong denial to make use of specialised operators. This provides a locus for the industry to act upon.

Item Type: Article
Subjects : Hospitality & Tourism
Divisions : Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences > School of Hospitality and Tourism Management
Authors :
Eichhorn, V
Date : 1 October 2013
DOI : 10.1016/j.annals.2013.03.006
Copyright Disclaimer : Copyright © 2016 Elsevier B.V. or its licensors or contributors
Uncontrolled Keywords : Social Sciences, Hospitality, Leisure, Sport & Tourism, Sociology, Social Sciences - Other Topics, HOSPITALITY, LEISURE, SPORT & TOURISM, SOCIOLOGY, disability, resistance, transformation, reproduction, identity, power, NARRATIVE ANALYSIS, SOCIAL-POLICY, IDENTITY, EXPERIENCE, EXCLUSION, PLACE, MODEL, POWER, HOME, PSYCHOLOGY
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Depositing User : Symplectic Elements
Date Deposited : 20 Sep 2016 15:05
Last Modified : 28 Aug 2019 10:34

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