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  1. Making Cultural Cities in Asia

    Mobility, assemblage, and the politics of aspirational urbanism

    Edited by Jun Wang, Tim Oakes, Yang Yang

    Series: Regions and Cities

    This book examines the vast and largely uncharted world of cultural/creative city-making in Asia. It explores the establishment of policy models and practices against the backdrop of a globalizing world, and considers the dynamic relationship between powerful actors and resources that impact Asian...

    To Be Published December 2nd 2015 by Routledge

  2. Tourism and Modernity in China

    By Tim Oakes

    This book explores how the experience of modernization is revealed in China's newly constructed tourist landscapes. It argues that in China's burgeoning ethnic tourist villages and theme parks can be seen all the contradictions, debasement, and liberating potentials of Chinese modernity. Tim Oakes...

    Published December 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  3. Real Tourism

    Practice, Care, and Politics in Contemporary Travel Culture

    Edited by Claudio Minca, Tim Oakes

    Series: Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility

    Over the past decade, tourism studies has broken out of its traditional institutional affiliation with business and management programs to take its legitimate place as an interdisciplinary social science field of cutting edge scholarship. The field has emerged as central to ongoing debates in...

    Published November 30th 2011 by Routledge

  4. Translocal China

    Linkages, Identities and the Re-imagining of Space

    Edited by Tim Oakes, Louisa Schein

    Series: Routledge Studies on China in Transition

    Inter-disciplinary in approach, this collection of essays explores China’s reform era development within the concept of translocality. A key element of spatial change in today’s China has been the unprecedented geographic mobility of millions of labour migrants, tourists, brides, entrepreneurs, and...

    Published June 15th 2006 by Routledge

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