Performative Nationalism in Japan’s Inbound Tourism Television Programmes: YOU, Sekai! (The World), and the Tourism Nation
Book chapter written by the Faculty of Tourism Associate Professor and CTR researcher Adam Doering and CTR Visiting Junior Fellow, Mr. Tsz Hei Kong (graduate student from Wakayama University and current doctoral student at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University) has been published in Hideki Endo’s (2020) edited book ‘Understanding Tourism Mobilities in Japan’.
The chapter considers how inbound tourism television programming offers a familiar yet new context for understanding the complexities and contradictions of national identity construction and nationalism in the context of Japan’s tourism nation-building efforts.
Performative Nationalism in Japan’s Inbound Tourism Television Programmes: YOU, Sekai! [The World], and the Tourism Nation
Chapter 10 (pp.138-157).
Adam Doering, Faculty of Tourism, Wakayama University, Wakayama, Japan
Tsz Hei Kong, Junior Research Fellow, Center for Tourism Research (CTR), Wakayama University, Japan
1st Edition Understanding Tourism Mobilities in Japan
Editor: Hideki Endo
Date of issue: October 9, 2020