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  • Building Temples in China. Memories, Tourism, and Identities.
    Chan, Selina Ching, and Graeme Lang (2014)
    London and New York: Routledge.

    Associated Search Terms: Pilgrimage; Temple; Daoist, China; China; Tourists
  • Disneyfication and Religion in Times Square.
    Tokke, Hans E. (2013)
    In Richard Cimino, Nadia A. Mian, and Weishan Huang (eds.) Ecologies of Faith in New York City. The Evolution of Religious Institutions. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, pp. 25-54.

    Focuses on 2 Times Square theater churches.

    Associated Search Terms: Urban; Congregation; Consumerism; Fundamentalist, U.S.A.; Gentrification; Justice; Nazarene, U.S.A.; Parish; United States, New York, New York; Tourists
  • Le pèlerinage touristique: un nouveau type d'activité sociale en situation d'hypermodernité.
    Liogier, Raphaël (2012)
    Social Compass 59:3: 334-344.

    Contemporary pilgrimage differs from traditional, but it is more than tourism, involving a spiritual quest.

    Associated Search Terms: Pilgrimage; Quest; Tourists
  • Festivités religieuses, publiques et discrètes. Mondialisation, tourisme et mimesis chez le Sherpas du Nord Népal.
    Obadia, Lionel (2010)
    Anthropologie et Sociétés 34:2: 177-197.

    Associated Search Terms: Tourists; Globalization; Nepal; Sherpa; Feast
  • Grasping the revolution: Fieldwork on religion in China.
    Lang, Graeme, and Lars Ragvald (2009)
    Fieldwork in Religion 1:3: 219-233.

    Highlights the economic motive behind marketing new Daoist temples to tourists. The authors' interest in a former temple site led to investors rebuilding the temple & a tourist center, thereby exemplifying the impact of research on its object.

    Associated Search Terms: Methodology; Tourists; Revival; Marketing; Market model; Economic; Daoist, China; Competition; China; Revival periods
  • Pilgrim Tourism: Case Study of Three Sanctuaries in Serbia.
    Radisavljevic-Ciparizovic, Dragana (2008)
    In Dragoljub B. Dordevic (ed.) The Sociology of Religion in the Former Yugoslav Republics. Nis, Serbia: Yugoslav Society for the Scientific Study of Religion, pp. 149-156.

    Account of an on-going study at Veil of the Holy Mother monstery, Dunis (Orthodox); St. Petka chapel of Kalemegdan, Belgrade (Orthodox); Holy Mother of Tekije sanctuary, Petrovaradin (Catholic), all visited by Orthodox, Catholics, & Muslims.

    Associated Search Terms: Pilgrimage; Participant observation; Shrine; Tourists; Serbia
  • Mediated Authenticity. Tradition, Modernity, and Postmodernity in Brazilian Candomblé.
    Selka, Stephen (2007)
    Nova religio 11:1: 5-30.

    Field work in Bahia State since 1999. Notes struggle between Candomble as African-Brazilian & as Brazilian, ethnic vs. common.

    Associated Search Terms: Candomble; Brazil, Bahia, Salvador; Brazil, Bahia, Cachoeira; Tourists; Race
  • Graves as attractions: Pilgrimage-Tourism to Jewish holy graves in Israel.
    Collins-Krener, Noga (2006)
    Journal of Cultural Geography 24:1: 67-89.

    Associated Search Terms: Pilgrimage; Tourists; Israel
  • Religious Tourism in Japan: Kyoto's Gion Festival.
    Roemer, Michael K. (2006)
    In William H. Swatos, Jr. (ed.) On the Road to Being There. Studies in Pilgrimage and Tourism in Late Modernity. Leiden, The Netherlands: Brill, pp. 187-218.

    Based on 1995-2005 fieldwork & 2005 survey.

    Associated Search Terms: Tourists; Shinto; Japan, Kyoto; Feast
  • Spiritual tourism: Brazilian faith healing goes global.
    Rocha, Cristina (2006)
    In William H. Swatos, Jr. (ed.) On the road to being there: Studies in pilgrimage and tourism in late modernity. Leiden: The Netherlands: Brill, pp. 105-123.

    Ethnographic study of a healing center in Brazil & tour there by Australians.

    Associated Search Terms: Brazil, Goiás; Tourists; Kardecist; Healing; Pilgrimage
  • Pilgrims, Seekers and History Buffs: Identity Creation through Religious Tourism.
    Schutt, Sarah Bill (2006)
    In William H. Swatos, Jr. (ed.) On the Road to Being There. Studies in Pilgrimage and Tourism in Late Modernity. Leiden, The Netherlands: Brill, pp. 297-327.

    Participant observation & interviews at the William Miller Farm and Homestead, & the Hill Cumorah Pageant. Most visitors were religious tourists, but occasional pilgrim phenomena occurred.

    Associated Search Terms: Seventh-day Adventist, U.S.A.; Pilgrimage; United States, New York, Low Hampton; United States, New York, Palmyra; Advent Christian Church; Identity; Mormon, U.S.A.; Tourists
  • Of Temples and Tourists: The Effects of the Tourist Political Economy on a Minority Buddhist Community in Southwest China.
    Borchert, Thomas (2005)
    In Fengang Yang and Joseph B. Tamney (eds.), State, Market, and Religions in Chinese Societies. Religion and the Social Order 11. Leiden: Brill, pp. 87-111.

    The Wat Pajie Temple "performs" manifestations of ethnic minority Dai-lue culture in Yunnan Province for economic reasons.

    Associated Search Terms: Tourists; Economic; Dae-lue; Temple; Buddhist, Theravada, China; China, Yunnan, Sipsongpanna
  • Tourism and Holy Week in León, Spain.
    Tate, Mark (2004)
    In Ellen Badone and Sharon R. Roseman (eds.) Intersecting Journeys. The Anthropology of Pilgrimage and Tourism. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, pp. 10-124.

    Associated Search Terms: Feast; Spain, León; Tourists
  • Jewish pilgrimage tourism in Israel: Holy tombs as tourist attractions.
    Collins-Krener, Noga (2004)
    In J.O. Maos, M. Inbar, and D.F. Shmueli (eds.) Contemporary Israeli Geography. Haifa: University of Haifa Press, pp. 267-278.

    Associated Search Terms: Israel; Pilgrimage; Tourists
  • Goddess Pilgrims as Tourists: Inscribing the Body Through Sacred Travel.
    Rountree, Kathryn (2002)
    Sociology of Religion 63:4: 475-496.

    Associated Search Terms: Goddess; Tourists; Pilgrimage
  • Blessings of the Virgin in capitalist society: the transformation of a rural Bolivian fiesta.
    Crandon-Malamud, Libbet (1993)
    American Anthropologist 95:3: 574-596.

    Associated Search Terms: Feast; Tourists; Godparent; Stratification; Marian; Bolivia
  • Boundary Maintenance Revisited: Tourist Experiences in an Old Amish Community.
    Buck, Roy C. (1978)
    Rural Sociology 43:2: 221-234.

    1976 participant observation study of both the Amish & tourists in Lancaster, County, Pennsylvania. Tourist industry strategies keep tourists from engaging the Amish, thereby preserving the latter from outside contact.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Pennsylvania, Lancaster County; Amish, U.S.A.; Boundary maintenance; Tourists
  • Sociologia y pastoral del turismo en la Costa Brava y Maresme.
    Duocastella Rosell, Rogelio (1969)
    Madrid: Codesa.

    Associated Search Terms: Tourists; Spain
  • Sin in Sweden. A Contribution to the Sociology of Myth.
    Gustafsson, Berndt (1968)
    Social Compass 15:2: 143-154.

    Based on interviews of Swedes & foreign tourists in Stockholm; the Swedes took the expression "sin in Sweden" in a positive sense, the foreigners in a negative one.

    Associated Search Terms: Tourists; Sweden; Myth
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