A Dissertation submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the
Degree of Bachelor of Arts with Honours
Faculty of Humanities
3 June 1994
Chapter One - Introduction.
Chapter Two - Postmodernism, "Reality" and Material Culture.
Societies of Others.
Encountering the Boundaries of Social Life.
Chapter Three - Representations of Surfers Paradise.
This is the "Real" City! Is this the "Real" City?
Trophies for the Gazing Consumer.
Imagining Difference, Seeing Difference.
Chapter Four - Other Elements and Different Representations.
Japanese and ethnographic Others.
The Residents - the unrepresented Others.
The Researcher - the theoried Other.
Chapter Five - Conclusions.
There Are Eight Million Stories
in the Naked City...
Bibliography of References Cited.