The Infrastructure of Play : Building the Tourist City (Cities and Contemporary Society)

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  • 製本 Hardcover:ハードカバー版/ページ数 344 p.
  • 言語 ENG,ENG
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基本説明

Shows how the new infrastructure of tourism has transformed cities throughout North America.

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Using in-depth case studies, this volume shows how the infrastructure of tourism has transformed cities throughout North America. It makes clear that the modern urban environment is being thoroughly altered to emphasize the growing tourism sector in such areas as renovated waterfronts.

Table of Contents

        List of Tables and Illustrations           vii
Preface xi
Building the Tourist City: Editor's 3 (16)
Introduction
Dennis R. Judd
Part I. An Era of City-Building
Urban Tourism and the Privatizing 19 (31)
Discourses of Public Infrastructure
David C. Perry
Tourism and Entertainment as Local Economic 50 (27)
Development: A National Survey
Dennis R. Judd
William Winter
William R. Barnes
Emily Stern
Part II. Building a Tourist Space
Building the Infrastructure of Urban 77 (27)
Tourism: The Case of St. Louis
David Laslo
Claude Louishomme
Donald Phares
Dennis R. Judd
Indianapolis, a Sports Strategy, and the 104(21)
Redefinition of Downtown Redevelopment
Mark S. Rosentraub
If We Build It, They Will Come! 125(43)
Tourism-Based Economic Development in
Baltimore
Donald F. Norris
From Waterhole to World City: Place-Luck 168(34)
and Public Agendas in Denver
Susan E. Clarke
Martin Saiz
Tourism and Strategic Competitiveness: 202(13)
Infrastructure Development in Mexico City
Daniel Hiernaux-Nicolas
Part III. Restructuring the Urban Environment
The Political Economy of Tourism 215(30)
Development in the San Diego--Tijuana
Trans-Frontier Metropolis
Lawrence A. Herzog
Tourism Infrastructure and Urban 245(26)
Redevelopment in Montreal
Marc V. Levine
Tourism Infrastructure of a Postindustrial 271(25)
City: A Case Study of Vancouver, British
Columbia
Alan Artibise
John Meligrana
The Infrastructure of Urban Tourism: A 296(25)
European Model? A Comparative Analysis of
Mega-Projects in Four Eurocities
Leo van den Berg
Jan van der Borg
Antonio Paolo Russo
About the Editor and Contributors 321(6)
Index 327