Desmond's Discussion of Hawaiian Tourism Analytical Essay by Top Papers

Desmond's Discussion of Hawaiian Tourism
A review of Desmond's discussion of Hawaiian tourism.
# 135989 | 750 words | 2 sources | MLA | 2007 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2007 in Tourism (General) , Gender and Sexuality (General)


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The paper briefly argues that Desmond's discussion of Hawaiian tourism offers a good complement to the implicit eroticism involved in experiencing tourism through the practices of the body. The paper shows how human sexuality - chiefly of a heterosexual nature - is used to familiarize oneself to the foreign terrain of the tourist site (at least in Hawaii); it can also be used, in a real sense, to first commodify, and then to gain mastery over, the tourist location.

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"The following paper will briefly argue that Desmond's discussion of Hawaiian tourism offers a good complement to the implicit eroticism involved in experiencing tourism through the practices of the body. In short, human sexuality - chiefly of a heterosexual nature - is used to familiarize oneself to the foreign terrain of the tourist site (at least in Hawaii); it can also be used, in a real sense, to first commodify, and then to gain mastery over, the tourist location. Desmond approvingly cites scholars like Marianna Torgovnick who comment..."

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