RE-CONCEPTUALIZING A SICILIANDESTINATION THROUGH THE ACTORNETWORKTHEORY: THE ROLE OF AGASTRONOMIC FESTIVAL TO RUN THEECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT OF ATERRITORY

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Abstract

The paper describes San Vito Lo Capo – a touristdestination on the west cost of Sicily – by considering itshuman and not human (material and immaterial) elements.To depict this tourist destination, so to map and analyze thedifferent involved elements and to understand the innermechanisms of its functioning, the Actor-Network Theory(ANT) is exploited. A special focus is on the “Cous CousFest” and the role it’s played in the last seventeen years forthe tourist (economic) development of the destination.
Original languageEnglish
Pages1-542
Number of pages542
Publication statusPublished - 2013

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