urbanity

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Du grand magasin au « grand » site touristique ou le paradigme des Galeries Lafayette Haussmann (Paris). Peer review

Vincent Coëffé et Jean-René Morice | 17.10.2019

Tourism, an urban phenomenon, invests a great diversity of places whose function is not a priori dedicated to this phenomenon. These include department stores, which are regularly absent from official statistics associated with "tourist sites". This article proposes to point out this "oversight" while showing the touristification of certain department stores, whose paradigm would be Les Galeries Lafayette Haussmann. Although the place is absent from the institutional rankings related to tourist flows in the sense that it is first [...]

Les lieux touristiques des villes ne sont pas des enclaves.

Léopold Lucas | 22.08.2014

This short paper argues against the perspective that considers cities’ touristic areas as « bubbles ». Indeed, a large part of research tends to present these areas as enclaves, almost heterotopias ; this point of view implies that tourism goes against local communities by producing ruptures and discontinuities in cities. However, serious consideration shows the limits of such conceptualization, hypothesises that tourism increases the urbanity of cities (by expanding the density and diversity of societal realities that are co-present, [...]