The absence of childhood in tourism studies

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dc.contributor.author Small, Jennie en_US
dc.contributor.editor en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2010-05-28T09:54:53Z
dc.date.available 2010-05-28T09:54:53Z
dc.date.issued 2008 en_US
dc.identifier 2006015238 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Small Jennifer 2008, 'The absence of childhood in tourism studies', Pergamon, vol. 35, no. 3, pp. 772-789. en_US
dc.identifier.issn 0160-7383 en_US
dc.identifier.other C1 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10453/10230
dc.description.abstract The meaning of holidays for children and the role of the holiday in constructed subjectivities are largely absent in academic writings. Using the social constructionist research method of memory-work, this study examines memories of childhood holidays of Australian women and girls. It concludes that shared, fun, physical activities are common positive memories of childhood holidays across the generations. At the same time, women's recollection of the imperative to behave responsibly and appropriately constrained their freedom. The paper addresses the implications of the findings for women and girls and questions whether the findings can be explained through cultural shifts in gender relations, the refashioning of experiences over time through memory and narration, or the context in which the memories are produced. 2008 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved. en_US
dc.language en_US
dc.publisher Pergamon en_US
dc.relation.isbasedon http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.annals.2008.06.002 en_US
dc.title The absence of childhood in tourism studies en_US
dc.parent Annals Of Tourism Research en_US
dc.journal.volume 35 en_US
dc.journal.number 3 en_US
dc.publocation Oxford, UK en_US
dc.identifier.startpage 772 en_US
dc.identifier.endpage 789 en_US
dc.cauo.name BUS.School of Leisure, Sport and Tourism en_US
dc.conference Verified OK en_US
dc.for 150606 en_US
dc.personcode 940007 en_US
dc.percentage 100 en_US
dc.classification.name Tourist Behaviour and Visitor Experience en_US
dc.classification.type FOR-08 en_US
dc.edition en_US
dc.custom en_US
dc.date.activity en_US
dc.location.activity en_US
dc.description.keywords children; girls; holidays; memories; social constructionism en_US
dc.staffid en_US
dc.staffid 940007 en_US


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