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Scarborough based study on bodies’ affective capacities (2017)
Journal Article
Saxena, G. (2017). Scarborough based study on bodies’ affective capacities. Annals of Tourism Research, 68, (100-110). doi:10.1016/j.annals.2017.12.002. ISSN 0160-7383

This paper conceptualises leisure-seekers’ sociality using Deleuze and Guattari’s framework of Body without organs (BwO). Data, collected in Yorkshire’s coastal town of Scarborough, indicate how the ‘beach’ acts both as a magnet and a protective shel... Read More

Archaeological tourism : a creative approach (2017)
Journal Article
Ross, D., Saxena, G., Correia, F., & Deutz, P. (2017). Archaeological tourism : a creative approach. Annals of Tourism Research, 67, 37-47. doi:10.1016/j.annals.2017.08.001

This theoretical paper conceptualises the role of tourism providers in facilitating creative tourism experiences by focusing on their ingenious enterprise, which we argue can help capture the tourism potential of intangible archaeological heritage. I... Read More

Developing integrated rural tourism : actor practices in the English/Welsh border (2010)
Journal Article
Saxena, G., & Ilbery, B. (2010). Developing integrated rural tourism : actor practices in the English/Welsh border. Journal of rural studies, 26(3), (260-271). doi:10.1016/j.jrurstud.2009.12.001. ISSN 0743-0167

This paper examines community attitudes and distinctive practices that shape local responses to integrated rural tourism (IRT) development in the lagging rural region of the English/Welsh border area. The focus is on how actors acquire attributes as... Read More

Evaluating 'best practice' in integrated rural tourism: Case examples from the England - Wales border region (2009)
Journal Article
Saxena, G., & Ilbery, B. (2009). Evaluating 'best practice' in integrated rural tourism: Case examples from the England - Wales border region. Environment & planning. A, 41(9), (2248-2266). doi:10.1068/a41294. ISSN 0308-518X

In this paper we explore and evaluate the concept of integrated rural tourism (IRT) by drawing upon a networks approach and the notion of best practice. By integrating the two an attempt is made to understand the processes that generate the sharing,... Read More

Integrated rural tourism: a border case study (2008)
Journal Article
Saxena, G., & Ilbery, B. (2008). Integrated rural tourism: a border case study. Annals of Tourism Research, 35(1), (233-254). doi:10.1016/j.annals.2007.07.010. ISSN 0160-7383

Within the context of debates about integrated and territorial approaches to rural development in Europe's lagging regions, this paper introduces the notion of integrated rural tourism, theorized in relation to the concepts of embeddedness, dis-embed... Read More