Urban tourist precincts as sites of play

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dc.contributor.author Hayllar, Bruce en_US
dc.contributor.author Griffin, Tony en_US
dc.contributor.editor Maciocco, G; Serreli, S en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2010-05-28T09:39:45Z
dc.date.available 2010-05-28T09:39:45Z
dc.date.issued 2009 en_US
dc.identifier 2009001065 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Hayllar Bruce and Griffin Anthony 2009, 'Urban tourist precincts as sites of play', in http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-90-481-2419-0_4 (ed.), Springer, London, pp. 65-81. en_US
dc.identifier.issn 978-90-481-2418-3 en_US
dc.identifier.other B1 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10453/8007
dc.description.abstract This chapter examines the urban tourism precinct as an organised space for playful forms of leisure in the city. We argue that these spaces create an environment for leisured interaction where both visitor and host engage as mutual actors in urban ?playgrounds?. The chapter commences with a conceptual overview of the urban tourism precinct. It then considers the notion of play through an analysis of selected seminal discourses. These discourses are linked to the precinct in the context of a play ?space? within the city using data gathered from two studies conducted in The Rocks and Darling Harbour precincts in Sydney, Australia (Hayllar and Griffin 2005, 2006). The chapter concludes with a discussion on the implications for the design and management of urban tourism precincts. en_US
dc.language en_US
dc.publisher Springer en_US
dc.relation.hasversion Accepted manuscript version en_US
dc.relation.isbasedon http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-90-481-2419-0_4 en_US
dc.title Urban tourist precincts as sites of play en_US
dc.parent Enhancing the City en_US
dc.journal.volume en_US
dc.journal.number en_US
dc.publocation London en_US
dc.identifier.startpage 65 en_US
dc.identifier.endpage 81 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 781083 en_US
dc.personcode 795571 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 1st 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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dc.staffid 795571 en_US


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