What is it about?
In social sciences and humanities, “power” refers to all forms of successful control by A over B –that is, of A securing compliance. Much of the debates revolve around its nature, with a broadly accepted definition yet to be settled.
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Why is it important?
It discusses that tourism is just another name of power, for it is the most sophisticated elaboration created by capitalist forces and interests, since it produces a distinct chronotope that both stimulates the occupation of territories transforming them into destinations and contributes to the production of new meanings and senses that are being appropriated by local populations.
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This page is a summary of: Power, January 2016, Springer Science + Business Media, DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-01384-8_401.
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