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Virtual globalization : virtual spaces/tourist spaces / edited by David Holmes.

Contributor(s): Holmes, David, 1962-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBook; Format: print Series: Routledge advances in sociology ; 1.Publisher: London[etc] : Routledge, 2001Description: X, 269 p. ; 25 cm.ISBN: 9780415236737.Other title: Virtual spaces/tourist spaces.Subject(s): Globalización | Sociedad de la información | Turismo | Information society | Information technology -- Social aspects | Globalization | Tourism | Virtual realityDDC classification: 303.4833
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This book examines the interrelationship between telecommunications and tourism in shaping the nature of space, place and the urban at the end of the twentieth century.

Ephemeral cities / Mark Nunes -- Public space, urban space and electronic space / Mike Crang -- Demonstrating the globe / Tiziana Terranova -- The space of telework / Nicola Morelli -- The gaze without eyes / Hille Koskela -- Telecommunications and the future of cities / Stephen Graham -- Monocultures of globalization / David Holmes -- Identity tourism, virtuality and the theme park / Michael J. Ostwald -- Architectures of entertainment / Brian Morris -- The city as tourist spectacle / Gordon Waitt -- Resort curtilages / Brian King and Peter Spearritt.

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