Proceedings of the 2014 International Conference on Management, Education and Social Science

Dualistic Cultural Characterization of “Tile-Cat” under Tourist Gaze in Ethnic Tourism

Authors
Yan Zeng
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Yan Zeng
Available Online January 2014.
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https://doi.org/10.2991/icmess-14.2014.28How to use a DOI?
Keywords
Cultural Characterization, Tile-Cat, Tourist Gaze, Ethnic Tourism, Symbol
Abstract
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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Proceedings
2014 International Conference on Management, Education and Social Science (ICMESS 2014)
Part of series
Advances in Intelligent Systems Research
Publication Date
January 2014
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978-90786-77-98-7
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1951-6851
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https://doi.org/10.2991/icmess-14.2014.28How to use a DOI?
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