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Performing tourism: Exploring the productive consumption of tourism in enclavic spaces (2008)
Journal Article
Jordan, F. (2008). Performing tourism: Exploring the productive consumption of tourism in enclavic spaces. International Journal of Tourism Research, 10(4), 293-304. https://doi.org/10.1002/jtr.662

In this paper the interactive nature of touristic encounters in enclavic spaces is explored. Drawing on concepts of tourism as performative practice, it examines tourist experience as a form of productive consumption in which holidays are shaped by i... Read More about Performing tourism: Exploring the productive consumption of tourism in enclavic spaces.

Tourism and the sexualisation of the gaze: Solo female tourists' experiences of gendered power, surveillance and embodiment (2008)
Journal Article
Aitchison, C., Jordan, F., & Aitchison, C. C. (2008). Tourism and the sexualisation of the gaze: Solo female tourists' experiences of gendered power, surveillance and embodiment. Leisure Studies, 27(3), 329-349. https://doi.org/10.1080/02614360802125080

This article investigates the exercise of power through the sexualisation of women as both subjects and objects of the gaze(s) of men in tourism. More specifically, the research addresses ways in which this surveillance impacts on the embodied experi... Read More about Tourism and the sexualisation of the gaze: Solo female tourists' experiences of gendered power, surveillance and embodiment.

Nuts, zoo, and the mediation of a youthful masculinity (2008)
Journal Article
Jordan, F., & Fleming, S. (2008). Nuts, zoo, and the mediation of a youthful masculinity. Leisure / Loisir, 32(2), 331-351. https://doi.org/10.1080/14927713.2008.9651413

Nuts and Zoo, two mass market “men's lifestyle” magazines aimed specifically at young men were launched in Britain in 2004. With their tabloidesque presentation and irreverent editorial style, initial sales of the weeklies were an unprecedented succe... Read More about Nuts, zoo, and the mediation of a youthful masculinity.