The Appearance of the Rural in China's Tourism

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dc.contributor.author Chio, Jenny en_US
dc.contributor.editor en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2012-10-12T03:35:39Z
dc.date.available 2012-10-12T03:35:39Z
dc.date.issued 2011 en_US
dc.identifier 2011004234 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Chio Jenny 2011, 'The Appearance of the Rural in China's Tourism', UTSePress, vol. 3, no. 1, pp. 60-79. en_US
dc.identifier.issn 1836-7038 en_US
dc.identifier.other C1 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10453/19055
dc.description.abstract State-led programs for rural development through tourism serve to reaffirm and reinstate rural spaces as the ideal periphery, a desirable and attractive ?decorative edge. to the modern, contemporary Chinese nation. By tracing the ways in which tourism development both centralizes the necessity of modernizing rural regions for the nation as a whole while simultaneously emphasizing the ?otherness. of rural communities in order to promote them as tourist attractions, in this essay I seek to understand how ?the rural. appears in Chinese tourism as a vital concern of the state by characterizing what is rural as increasingly different and distant in order to satisfy perceived tourist desires. In particular, the Chinese state represents village-based tourism projects through discourses of distance that render ?the rural. both absolutely critical to national processes of development and fundamentally peripheral to modern conditions. en_US
dc.language en_US
dc.publisher UTSePress en_US
dc.relation.isbasedon http://epress.lib.uts.edu.au/journals/index.php/provincial_china/article/view/2442 en_US
dc.title The Appearance of the Rural in China's Tourism en_US
dc.parent Provincial China en_US
dc.journal.volume 3 en_US
dc.journal.number 1 en_US
dc.publocation Sydney en_US
dc.identifier.startpage 60 en_US
dc.identifier.endpage 79 en_US
dc.cauo.name FASS.A/DR&D China Research Centre en_US
dc.conference Verified OK en_US
dc.for 200500 en_US
dc.personcode 108233 en_US
dc.percentage 100 en_US
dc.classification.name Literary Studies en_US
dc.classification.type FOR-08 en_US
dc.edition 1 en_US
dc.custom en_US
dc.date.activity en_US
dc.location.activity en_US
dc.description.keywords NA en_US
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