Pau Obrador Pons

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3FBL/3BUS

University of Sunderland

Tourism, Hospitality

Pau is a reader in tourism at the University of Sunderland. He obtained his PhD in Human Geography from the University of Durham in 2004. He also holds a degree in Sociology from the Autonomous University of Barcelona. His research interests lie at the intersection of cultural geography and Tourism. The principal concern of his research is an interest in tourism theory. He has also work on the nature of embodiment in tourism, on island and coastal tourism and on cultural industries and its intersection with tourism. Pau has published extensively, including one book, several book chapters and journal papers. He has presented papers at international conferences and has been invited as key note speaker at a number of academic events both in the UK and abroad. He is a member of several professmore...

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  1. Wilson, Sharon and Obrador Pons, Pau (2013) The Nomadic Village: Communal Creativity and Political Subversion in a Temporary Settlement. In: Travel, Tourism and Art. Ashgate, Farnham, pp. 129-144. ISBN 9781472410399
  2. Obrador Pons, Pau (2012) Touching the Beach. In: Touching Space, Placing Touch. Ashgate, pp. 47-70. ISBN 978-1-4094-0214-5
  3. Obrador Pons, Pau (2012) The Place of the Family in Tourism Research: Domesticity and thick sociality by the pool. Annals of Tourism Research, 39 (1). pp. 401-420. ISSN 0160-7383
  4. Obrador Pons, Pau (2011) Les Múltiples Identitats Turístiques de Menorca. In: La Imatge de Menorca: Canvis en el Paisatge durant el segle XX. Consell Insular de Menorca, Maó, Menorca, pp. 44-45. ISBN 9788493707361
  5. Obrador Pons, Pau and Carter, Sean (2010) Art Politics, memory: Tactical Tourism and the route of Anarchism in Barcelona. Cultural Geographies, 17 (4). pp. 525-531. ISSN 1474-4740
  6. Obrador Pons, Pau (2009) The Mediterranean Pool: Cultivating Hospitality in the Coastal Hotel. In: Cultures of Mass Tourism: Doing the Mediterranean in the Age of Banal mobilities. New Directions in Tourism Analysis . Ashgate, Farnham, Surrey, pp. 91-110. ISBN 9780754672135
  7. Obrador Pons, Pau, Crang, Mike and Travlou, Penny (2009) Cultures of Mass Tourism: Doing the Mediterranean in the Age of Banal Mobilities. New Directions in Tourism Analysis . Ashgate, Farnham,. ISBN 9780754672135
  8. Obrador Pons, Pau, Crang, Mike and Travlou, Penny (2009) Introduction: Taking Mediterranean Tourists Seriously. In: Cultures of Mass Tourism: Doing the Mediterranean in the Age of Banal mobilities. New Directions in Tourism Analysis . Ashgate, Farnham, Surrey, pp. 1-20. ISBN 9780754672135
  9. Obrador Pons, Pau (2009) Una Universitat per Menorca: Coneixement, globalització i insularitat. In: Keynote speech for the Opening of the Academic Year of the Spanish Distance Learning University (UNED) in Menorca, November 2009, Maó, Menorca. (Unpublished)
  10. Obrador Pons, Pau (2010) The Mediterranean pool: cultivating hospitality in the coastal hotel. In: Annual International Conference of the RGS-IBG (Royal Geographical Society with the Institute of British Geographers), 1-3 September 2010, London. (Unpublished)