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Bryan S. R. Grimwood is associate professor in the Department of Recreation and Leisure Studies at the University of Waterloo.
Heather Mair is professor in the Department of Recreation and Leisure studies at the University of Waterloo.
Kellee Caton is associate professor of tourism studies at Thompson Rivers University and co-chair of the Critical Tourism Studies International Network and its North American chapter.
Meghan Muldoon is assistant professor in the School of Community Resources and Development at Hainan University–Arizona State University Joint International Tourism College.
Chapter 1: Black Female Cultural Safety in tebrakunna country: What is Wellness for Us? by Emma Lee
Chapter 2: Exploring Local Languages Use in Community-Based Tourism Settings in Haida Gwaii (British Columbia, Canada) by Kelly Whitney-Gould, Pamela Wright, Anna Carr, and Jason (Gaagwiis) Alsop
Chapter 3: Blogging for Researcher Wellbeing in a Study of South African Township Tourism by Meghan Muldoon
Chapter 4: Let Them be Heard: The Emotional Performances of Enslaved Narratives at United States Plantation Sites by Stefanie Benjamin
Chapter 5: Caring for Animal Welfare: Volunteer Tourists and Captive-Elephant Wellbeing in Thailand by Madyson Taylor, Bryan S. R. Grimwood, and Karla Boluk
Chapter 6: Retreat and Freedom at the Canadian Cottage: An Early Feminist Story by Julia Harrison
Chapter 7: Family Travel in the US: Attitudes and Barriers to Family Wellbeing by Lynn Minnaert
Chapter 8: Wellness Through Everyday Place-Sharing: The Emotional Geographies of Migrant Family Travel Back ‘Home’ to Cyprus by Kelley A. McClinchey
Chapter 9: Making Love on the Farm: The Shambhala Music Festival by Nataliya Kiyan and Kellee Caton
Chapter 10: Community Wellbeing Between Climate Risk and Tourism Development: Contradictions on the Shore of the St. Lawrence Estuary by Coralie Lebon and Dominic Lapointe
This invaluable collection brings together contributors who adopt a critical studies approach to scrutinize the tourism-wellness nexus. The depth of thoughts expressed, the freshness of ideas discussed, and the multiplicity of perspectives explored undoubtedly make the book stand out. Those with an academic interest in the subject of tourism and wellness, as well as general and practitioner readers, should find the contents of this book both interesting and inspiring.
— Honggen Xiao, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
This is a terrific book and ought to be read by everyone with an interest in wellness. This compilation sheds much needed light on wellness from an array of spaces and stories, including the Indigenous, the feminist, the historical, the non-human, the researcher, the local and created communities. As such the scope of this volume is complex and holistic in its intention, answering a call for more inclusive and embodied understandings of tourism.
— Heike Schanzel, Auckland University of Technology
Moving beyond the level of the individual to consider wellness as more broadly implicated within social and ecological relations, this timely book takes a much needed holistic approach to the fascinating relationship between wellness and tourism.
— Hazel Tucker, University of Otago