International Journal of Tourism Anthropology

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Editor in Chief: Prof. Li Cheng
ISSN online: 1759-0450
ISSN print: 1759-0442
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IJTA is a peer-reviewed international journal dedicated to advanced theory, research and practice in the field of tourism anthropology. Due to the multidisciplinary nature of tourism anthropology, IJTA encourages manuscripts from interrelated disciplines - including ethnography, ethnics, sociology, psychology, archaeology, art, linguistics, economics, politics, history, philosophy, geography, and ecology - in order to publish original, high-quality and cutting-edge research on all aspects of tourism anthropology and to offer a new, integrated perspective of the field.

 



 Topics covered include

  • Authenticity, identity, mobility; tourism/leisure/recreation/hospitality evolution
  • Rite and pilgrimage, acculturation and enculturation, ethnography, ethnocentrism
  • Cultural changes, cultural/interest conflicts, cross-cultural psychology
  • Globalisation, industrialisation, commercialisation, post-modernism
  • Hosts and guests, individuality, collectivity, stakeholders, community, welfare
  • Social/economic/ethical/familial roles, structure/impact, social class
  • History, memory, image, symbol, [in]tangible heritage, motivation, incentive
  • East and West, local and global nexus, rural and urban
  • Minorities, indigenous populations, folk art/customs, literature, art, museums, religion
  • Sustainability, ecology, culture, cultural brokering; events/festivals, theme parks
  • Economic/social/ecological/cultural behaviour/impact; public/government/NGOs
  • Competitive/interrelated industry behaviour/impact
  • Gender, the elderly, women, children, the disabled, health/therapy, disease, medicine
  • Terrorism, disasters, crises, politics, democracy/human rights, war, peace
  • High tech/new media impact, education and training

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Objectives

IJTA is designed for the prompt publication of original and significant articles of tourism anthropology. The journal aims to help professionals in this field to make contributions, disseminate information, and learn from each other's work; to expand frontiers of knowledge in tourism anthropology; and thus to interpret and understand the evolution and impact of tourism variation in all of its forms. The international scope is emphasised in order to address cultural, religious, regional and national barriers, and to meet the needs of accelerating socioeconomic change and changes in the global economy.


Readership

Professionals, academics, students, researchers and policy-makers working in the field of tourism anthropology.


Contents

IJTA provides an international forum and a refereed, authoritative source of information in the field of tourism anthropology and other related topics. IJTA publishes original and review papers, technical reports, case studies, fieldwork reports, management reports, book reviews, notes and news. Contributions may be by submission or invitation, and suggestions for special issues are welcome.


 

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Editor in Chief

  • Cheng, Li, Sichuan University, China
    (chengli@scu.edu.cn)

    Editorial Board Members

    • Andriotis, Konstantinos, Middlesex University, UK
    • Buzinde, Christine, Pennsylvania State University, USA
    • Cai, Liping A., Purdue Tourism & Hospitality Research Center, USA
    • Chick, Garry, Pennsylvania State University, USA
    • Chon, Kaye, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
    • Cohen, Erik, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
    • Corsane, Gerard, Newcastle University, UK
    • Davis, Peter, Newcastle University, UK
    • Erb, Maribeth, National University of Singapore, Singapore
    • Henderson, Karla A., North Carolina State University, USA
    • Jafari, Jafar, University of Wisconsin-Stout, USA
    • Ji, Shaojun, Beijing Union University, China
    • Jolliffe, Lee, University of New Brunswick, Canada
    • Kim, Samuel Seongseop, Sejong University, Republic of Korea
    • Lu, Tracy (Ying), University of Kentucky, USA
    • McKercher, Bob, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
    • Min, Han, National Museum of Ethnology, Japan
    • Nepal, Sanjay K., University of Waterloo, Canada
    • Nyaupane, Gyan, Arizona State University, USA
    • Palmer, Craig T., University of Missouri, USA
    • Peng, Zhaorong, Xiamen University, China
    • Romagosa, Francesc, Universitat AutÚnoma de Barcelona, Spain
    • Salazar, Noel B., University of Leuven, Belgium
    • Schneider, Ingrid, University of Minnesota, USA
    • Stefano, Michelle L., Maryland State Arts Council, USA
    • Stone, Philip, University of Central Lancashire, UK
    • Stronza, Amanda, Texas A&M University, USA
    • Su, Ming Ming, Renmin University of China, China
    • Timothy, Dallen J., Arizona State University, USA
    • Wallace, Tim, North Carolina State University, USA
    • Wall, Geoffrey, University of Waterloo, Canada
    • Wang, Ning, Zhongshan University, China
    • Wang, Tingzhi, Sichuan University, China
    • Wu, Tsung-chiung (Emily), National Dong Hwa University, Taiwan
    • Xiao, Honggen, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
    • Yang, Li, Western Michigan University, USA
    • Yang, Zhenzhi, Sichuan University, China
    • Zhang, Jie, Nanjing University, China

     

    A few essentials for publishing in this journal

     

    • Submitted articles should not have been previously published or be currently under consideration for publication elsewhere.
    • Conference papers may only be submitted if the paper has been completely re-written (taken to mean more than 50%) and the author has cleared any necessary permissions with the copyright owner if it has been previously copyrighted.
    • All our articles are refereed through a double-blind process.
    • All authors must declare they have read and agreed to the content of the submitted article. A full statement of our Ethical Guidelines for Authors†is available.

     

    Submission process

     

    All articles for this journal must be submitted using our online submissions system.

    Read our Submitting articles page.