The Power of Imagination in Transnational Mobilities

@article{Salazar2011ThePO,
  title={The Power of Imagination in Transnational Mobilities},
  author={Noel B. Salazar},
  journal={Identities},
  year={2011},
  volume={18},
  pages={576 - 598}
}
At the roots of many travels to distant destinations, whether in the context of tourism or migration, are historically laden and socioculturally constructed imaginaries. People worldwide rely on such imaginaries, from the most spectacular fantasies to the most mundane reveries, to shape identities of themselves and others. These unspoken representational assemblages are powerful because they enact and construct peoples and places, implying multiple, often conflicting, representations of… 

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