Dualistic Cultural Characterization of “Tile-Cat” under Tourist Gaze in Ethnic Tourism
- Yan Zeng
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- Yan Zeng
Available Online January 2014.
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- Cultural Characterization, Tile-Cat, Tourist Gaze, Ethnic Tourism, Symbol
- As a tourist gaze object "Tile-Cat" is the symbol in the tourism consumption system, has the unique tourism market symbol value, includes self expression and symbol value which represents a mascot, sacred item, totem, natural idol in ethnic area and symbolizes the medium of communication between tourists and ethnic society. In internalization ethnic society "Tile-Cats" has a range of symbolic significances based their culture and national-identity and in externalization it communicates a range of information with tourists and their societies, such as change of tourists’ status, roles, self-expression and self-identity.
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TY - CONF AU - Yan Zeng PY - 2014/01 DA - 2014/01 TI - Dualistic Cultural Characterization of “Tile-Cat” under Tourist Gaze in Ethnic Tourism BT - 2014 International Conference on Management, Education and Social Science (ICMESS 2014) PB - Atlantis Press SN - 1951-6851 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/icmess-14.2014.28 DO - https://doi.org/10.2991/icmess-14.2014.28 ID - Zeng2014/01 ER -