Maximiliano E. Korstanje

Maximiliano E. Korstanje

Maximiliano E. Korstanje is editor in chief of International Journal of Safety and Security in Tourism (UP Argentina) and Editor in Chief Emeritus of International Journal of Cyber Warfare and Terrorism (IGI-Global US). Besides being Senior Researchers in the Department of Economics at University of Palermo, Argentina, he is a global affiliate of Tourism Crisis Management Institute (University of Florida US), Centre for Ethnicity and Racism Studies (University of Leeds), The Forge (University of Lancaster and University of Leeds UK) and The International Society for Philosopher, hosted in Sheffield UK. With more than 1200 published papers and 35 books. As author his recent works include, Strategic Tool and Methods for promoting Hospitality and Tourism Services, Virtual Traumascapes and exploring the roots of Dark Tourism, & Research Practices and innovations in Global Risk and Contingency Management by IGI Global, The Rise of Thana Capitalism and Tourism by Routledge, Terrorism, Tourism and the end of Hospitality in the West by Springer Nature, The Mobilities paradox, a critical analysis by Edward Elgar, Risk and Safety Challenges for Religious Tourism and Events by CABI, and Terrorism in a Global Village by Nova among others.

Now he co-edits almost 10 specialized journals and takes part of almost 30 journals associated to themes as human rights, mobility, tourism and terrorism. Korstanje was nominated to 5 honorary doctorates for his contribution in the study of the effects of terrorism in tourism. In 2015 he was awarded as Visiting Research Fellow at School of Sociology and Social Policy, University of Leeds, UK and the University of La Habana Cuba. In 2017 is elected as Foreign Faculty Member of AMIT, Mexican Academy in the study of Tourism, which is the most prominent institutions dedicated to tourism research in Mexico. He had a vast experience in editorial projects working as advisory member of Elsevier, Routledge, Springer, IGI global and Cambridge Scholar publishing. Korstanje had visited and given seminars in many important universities worldwide. He has also recently been selected to take part of the 2018 Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. a great distinction given by Marquis Who´s Who in the world.

Publications

Prospects of Tourism for Peace: Is Tourism Part of the Problem or the Solution?
Maximiliano E. Korstanje. © 2021. 13 pages.
Over the years, philosophers have debated the problem of war and peace. Is violence inherently enrooted in our minds? Or simply are we educated in a violent society? Is war a...
Technology and the Theory of Apocalypse
Maximiliano Emanuel Korstanje. © 2021. 10 pages.
This chapter ignites an interesting discussion around the idea of apocalypse or at the best to the role of technology by slicing humanity from nature. In terms of the British...
Impact of Risk Perception Theory and Terrorism on Tourism Security: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Maximiliano E. Korstanje. © 2020. 144 pages.
Over recent years, unforeseen global risks have placed the future of a growing tourism industry in jeopardy. From lethal virus outbreaks to multiple accounts of international...
Strategies for Promoting Sustainable Hospitality and Tourism Services
Maximiliano Emanuel Korstanje, Babu George, Alexandru-Mircea Nedelea. © 2020. 243 pages.
Tourism marketing is a vital tool in promoting the overall health of the global economy. This brings necessary revenue to particular regions of the world that have limited...
The Roots of Evilness and Biblical Literature: The Revolt of Lucifer
Maximiliano Emanuel Korstanje. © 2020. 12 pages.
The revolt commanded by Lucifer in the heaven marked a start in the cosmology of Christianity. Although scholars agree the problem of evilness as one of the most vivid...
Terrorism in the Website: Society 4.0 and Fundamentalism in Scrutiny
Maximiliano Emanuel Korstanje. © 2020. 14 pages.
Without any doubt, terrorism causes higher levels of anxiety and very well enhances our fears as never before. The post 9/11 context witnesses the multiplication of xenophobic...
Virtual Dark Tourism: The Role of Sound Branding and Augmented Reality for Death Sites
Maximiliano Emanuel Korstanje, Handayani Bintang. © 2020. 19 pages.
Death is a great unifier, not only for one who is in grief but also those who have similar shared values (i.e., tourist demand for visiting death sites). In this sense...
Virtual Dark Tourism: The Role of Sound Branding and Augmented Reality for Death Sites
Bintang Handayani, Maximiliano E. Korstanje. © 2020. 21 pages.
This study looks at some primary points in the discourse of virtual dark tourism (VDT) formation. Derived from the spectrum of sound branding (SB), virtual reality (VR), coupled...
Introduction to Tourism Security: Tourism in the Age of Terrorism
Maximiliano Emanuel Korstanje. © 2020. 19 pages.
The present essay review explores the problem of terrorism and security in tourism fields. Certainly, plans and policies provided by guide-books are not being followed in...
English Speaking Countries and the Culture of Fear: Understanding Technology and Terrorism
Maximiliano Emanuel Korstanje. © 2020. 14 pages.
The direct intervention or full-scare led wars are ideologically legitimized by the needs of bringing the ideals of American democracy, liberty, freedom and mobility. However, at...
The Roots of Terror: The Lesser Evil Doctrine under Criticism
Maximiliano Emanuel Korstanje. © 2020. 13 pages.
Risk would serve as a fertile ground to move resources, otherwise would be stagnated, so that elite may centralize and solidify “extractive institutions” to enhance the economic...
The Dark Society: Two Decades Later – Ulrich Beck and His Publication Risk Society Towards a New Modernity
Maximiliano Emanuel Korstanje. © 2020. 11 pages.
Ulrich Beck, a German sociologist who does not need previous presentation, casts his diagnosis about risk society as a new emerging ethos where social class and hierarchies...
Event Management and Terrorism in a Global Order: A Preliminary Insight
Maximiliano Emanuel Korstanje. © 2020. 16 pages.
Over the recent years, the public spectacle and media events have become fertile grounds for terrorist attacks. Particularly, media events play a leading role enhancing the...
Heritage Consumption in the Neo-Liberal Agenda: El Abasto, Almagro, Buenos Aires, a Study-Case
Maximiliano Emanuel Korstanje. © 2020. 13 pages.
Buenos Aires city in the days post convertibility crisis appealed to the adoption of tourism as a fresh economic alternative to struggle against poverty and the financial crises....
Problems of Monetary Rewards in Tourist Organizations: Rent-A-Car Sectors in Buenos Aires, Argentina
Maximiliano Emanuel Korstanje. © 2020. 14 pages.
Over years, management and marketing have been influential and useful to organize the working condition in modern corporations in tourism fields. The classical literature...
Special Interest Tourism in Southeast Asia: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Bintang Handayani, Hugues Seraphin, Maximiliano E. Korstanje. © 2019. 131 pages.
As the tourism industry grows worldwide, researchers continue to seek solutions and practices that support increased tourism to specific regions. Special interest tourism is a...
From Religiosity to Traumascape: The Role of Death in Western Cultures
Maximiliano Emanuel Korstanje. © 2019. 16 pages.
This chapter theorizes on the role of death's figurations on the Western culture. The authors focus on dark tourism as the sign of a new phenomenon, which remained ignored...
A Paradoxical World and the Role of Technology in Thana-Capitalism
Maximiliano Emanuel Korstanje. © 2019. 14 pages.
In this chapter, the authors hold the thesis that, although technology introduced plenty of liberties and rights for humankind, which are protected by democracy, it resulted in a...
Beyond the Precautionary Principle: Is Terrorism a Real Risk?
Maximiliano E. Korstanje. © 2019. 20 pages.
This chapter centers on the discussion around terrorism. While some scholars emphasize on terrorism as a risk, others alert on the limitations of thinking terrorism within the...
How Can World Leaders Understand the Perverse Core of Terrorism?: Terror in the Global Village
Maximiliano E. Korstanje. © 2019. 15 pages.
Based on the recently-dated terrorist attacks perpetrated in Europe, where terrorists weaponized classic forms of transport against civilian targets, one might speculate that...
Comparing the Socio-Political Ethics of Fighting Terrorism With Extreme Self-Defense in USA: An Exploratory Insight
Maximiliano E. Korstanje, Kenneth David Strang. © 2019. 21 pages.
In this study the authors adopted a post-positivist research design philosophy to explore the likelihood that Americans would support extreme self-defense policies like torture...
The End of Tourism as We Know It: Neoliberalism, Thana-Capitalism, and Touring
Maximiliano Emanuel Korstanje, Babu George. © 2019. 15 pages.
The present chapter posits an interesting discussion revolving around the term Thana Capitalism, which was originally formulated in earlier works. Originally formulated to serve...
Technology and Terror
Maximiliano Emanuel Korstanje, Geoffrey Skoll. © 2019. 19 pages.
The chapter discusses to what extent rationality plays a leading role not only in forming a culture of fear in Western societies, but it also paves the way for undemocratic...
Comparing the Socio-Political Ethics of Fighting Terrorism With Extreme Self-Defense in USA: An Exploratory Insight
Maximiliano E. Korstanje, Kenneth David Strang. © 2019. 21 pages.
In this study the authors adopted a post-positivist research design philosophy to explore the likelihood that Americans would support extreme self-defense policies like torture...
Southeast Asia Tourism: Introductory Chapter
Maximiliano Korstanje, Bintang Handayani, Hugues Seraphin. © 2019. 22 pages.
The chapter starts from the assumption that in spite of the abundance of research about Southeast Asia, they are published by native English speakers such as Australians or...
Dark Tourism in the Philippines Islands
Bintang Handayani, Hugues Seraphin, Maximiliano Korstanje. © 2019. 20 pages.
Though the study of dark tourism has been widely expanded over the recent years, less attention was given to the Southeast Asian destinations. Dark tourism exhibits events that...
Through the Gaze of Morbidity and Consumption: Comments on Dark Tourism in Southeast Asia
Bintang Handayani, Hugues Seraphin, Maximiliano Korstanje. © 2019. 21 pages.
The chapter theorizes the rise of dark tourism in Southeast destinations. This represents an unexplored segment for the specialized literature that devotes its efforts in...
Halal Tourism in Bali, Why Not?
Bintang Handayani, Hugues Seraphin, Maximiliano Korstanje. © 2019. 17 pages.
The case studied in this chapter is about the discourse of halal tourism (HT) to be implemented in Bali, and to be proposed as layer in special interest tourism (SIT). It aims to...
Street Food as a Special Interest and Sustainable Form of Tourism for Southeast Asia Destinations
Bintang Handayani, Hugues Seraphin, Maximiliano Korstanje, Manuela Pilato. © 2019. 24 pages.
Sustainable development is an objective that every destination is aiming at. This chapter provides evidence that street food, as a special interest for of tourism, if...
Virtual Traumascapes and Exploring the Roots of Dark Tourism
Maximiliano Korstanje, Babu George. © 2018. 262 pages.
Mankind has been fascinated with and drawn to the macabre for many years. This is particularly evident in the growing popularity of dark tourism, which centers on locations known...
Technology and Terror
Maximiliano Emanuel Korstanje, Geoffrey Skoll. © 2018. 17 pages.
The present chapter discusses to what extent rationality plays a leading role not only in forming a culture of fear in western societies, but paves the ways for undemocratic...
A Paradoxical World and the Role of Technology in Thana-Capitalism
Maximiliano Emanuel Korstanje. © 2018. 13 pages.
In this chapter, we hold the thesis that, although technology introduced a plenty of liberties and rights for humankind, which are protected by democracy, it resulted in a much...
Research, Practices, and Innovations in Global Risk and Contingency Management
Kenneth David Strang, Maximiliano E. Korstanje, Narasimha Vajjhala. © 2018. 418 pages.
Risk management is a vital concern in any organization. In order to succeed in the competitive modern business environment, the decision-making process must be effectively...
Emotionality, Reason, and Dark Tourism: Discussions Around the Sense of Death
Maximiliano Emanuel Korstanje, Babu P. George. © 2018. 25 pages.
The present chapter questions to what extent visitors in dark sites are really interested for heritage issues or understanding the roots of moral disasters as the specialized...
Research Methods in Dark Tourism Fields
Maximiliano Emanuel Korstanje. © 2018. 15 pages.
The current chapter delves into the methodologies as well as limitations of used method in dark tourism fields. As fieldworkers are familiar, sometimes interviewees not only are...
Death and Culture: Is Thana-Tourism Symptomatic of the End of Capitalism?
Maximiliano Emanuel Korstanje, Babu George. © 2018. 25 pages.
Taking cues from the surging popularity of thana-tourism, this paper argues that its prevalence echoes the end days of capitalism. The predominant forms of tourism in a society...
Banalizing the Alterity: When Suffering Turns Attractive
Maximiliano E. Korstanje, Lourdes Cisneros Mustelier. © 2018. 19 pages.
This chapter discusses the problem of poverty as something finely integrated in dark tourism. Though originally, both concepts sound very distant, no less true is that dark...
Comparing the Socio-Political Ethics of Fighting Terrorism with Extreme Self-Defense in USA: An Exploratory Insight
Maximiliano E. Korstanje, Kenneth David Strang. © 2018. 19 pages.
In this study the authors adopted a post-positivist research design philosophy to explore the likelihood that Americans would support extreme self-defense policies like torture...
Mediating Death: The Role of Mass Media in Thana-Capitalism
Maximiliano Emanuel Korstanje. © 2018. 16 pages.
Originally, digital technologies were contemplated by public opinion as instruments which serve to make from this life a safer place. While over recent decades, the digital...
Thana-Capitalism and the Sense of Reality: Lessons Unlearned
Maximiliano Emanuel Korstanje. © 2018. 20 pages.
Based on the contributions of Jean Baudrillard, a French well known philosopher who exerted a radical criticism to the mass-media and its position respecting to migration and...
How Can World Leaders Understand the Perverse Core of Terrorism?: Terror in the Global Village
Maximiliano E. Korstanje. © 2018. 20 pages.
Based on the recently-dated terrorist attacks perpetrated in Europe, where terrorists weaponized classic forms of transport against civilian targets, one might speculate that...
Isle of the Dead: A Study of Trunyan Cemetery (Bali)
Bintang Handayani, Maximiliano Emanuel Korstanje. © 2018. 23 pages.
This essay aims to explain the phenomenon and effect on tourism of the Balinese cemetery in the village of Trunyan, where the dead are not buried. It is a narrative enquiry...
Discussing Tourism as a Rite of Passage: A New Fresh Paradigm in Tourism Research
Maximiliano Korstanje. © 2018. 23 pages.
This chapter recapitulates the discussion originated by John Tribe respecting to the dispersion of produced knowledge in tourism. We critically give a new fresh paradigm in order...
Mythical Geographies: Discussing the Metaphor of Lost Paradise
Maximiliano Emanuel Korstanje. © 2018. 13 pages.
This chapter explores the anthropological roots of Lost Paradise, which pivoted the expansion of Western civilization over centuries. tourism has evolved into many forms and...
The Lost Paradise: The Religious Nature of Tourism
Maximiliano Emanuel Korstanje. © 2018. 13 pages.
A vast array of studies focuses on religious tourism as the promising segment of tourism growth for next decades, this is a really prominent theme concerns many scholars today....
Beyond the Precautionary Principle: Is Terrorism a Real Risk?
Maximiliano E. Korstanje. © 2018. 20 pages.
This chapter centers on the discussion around terrorism. While some scholars emphasize on terrorism as a risk, others alert on the limitations of thinking terrorism within the...
Terrorism in the Age of Information: Unpuzzling the Connection of Terrorism and the Media in the Fourth Industrial Revolution
Maximiliano Emanuel Korstanje, Adrian Scribano, Freddy Alex Timmermann. © 2018. 19 pages.
While a lot of studies focus on the contours of cybercrime and cyber terrorism as well as their effects in daily lives, less attention has been given to the use of ICT by...
Virtual Dark Tourism: The Role of Sound Branding and Augmented Reality for Death Sites
Bintang Handayani, Maximiliano E. Korstanje. © 2018. 17 pages.
This study looks at some primary points in the discourse of virtual dark tourism (VDT) formation. Derived from the spectrum of sound branding (SB), virtual reality (VR), coupled...
Threat Mitigation and Detection of Cyber Warfare and Terrorism Activities
Maximiliano E. Korstanje. © 2017. 315 pages.
Technology provides numerous opportunities for positive developments in modern society; however, these venues inevitably increase vulnerability to threats in online environments....
The Cultural Roots of Risk: How Mobilities and Risk Work in Underdeveloped Countries
Maximiliano Emanuel Korstanje. © 2017. 13 pages.
This paper discusses the story of Mary and Roger an elderly couple who opted to buy a car, but later were pressed to sell it because they were unable to absorb the costs of...
Introduction to Tourism Security: Tourism in the Age of Terrorism
Maximiliano Emanuel Korstanje. © 2017. 19 pages.
The present essay review explores the problem of terrorism and security in tourism fields. Certainly, plans and policies provided by guide-books are not being followed in...
Conflictive Touring: The Roots of Terrorism
Maximiliano Korstanje. © 2017. 16 pages.
Problems to understand social phenomenon associates to our misconceptions, stereotypes and prejudices imposed during our early socialization. This happens not only with tourism...
English Speaking Countries and the Culture of Fear: Understanding Technology and Terrorism
Maximiliano Emanuel Korstanje. © 2017. 19 pages.
The direct intervention or full-scare led wars are ideologically legitimized by the needs of bringing the ideals of American democracy, liberty, freedom and mobility. However, at...
The Risk, the Real, and the Impossibility of Life: Examining the Matrix
Maximiliano Emanuel Korstanje. © 2017. 15 pages.
The discourse of the Matrix not only wakes up philosophy from the slumber they are, but reflects the rise of fears which are proper of a culture, that manipulates anxieties to...
The Roots of Terror: The Lesser Evil Doctrine under Criticism
Maximiliano Emanuel Korstanje. © 2017. 17 pages.
Risk would serve as a fertile ground to move resources, otherwise would be stagnated, so that elite may centralize and solidify “extractive institutions” to enhance the economic...
The Roots of Evilness and Biblical Literature: The Revolt of Lucifer
Maximiliano Emanuel Korstanje. © 2017. 15 pages.
The revolt commanded by Lucifer in the heaven marked a start in the cosmology of Christianity. Although scholars agree the problem of evilness as one of the most vivid...
The Allegory of Holocaust: The Rise of Thana Capitalism
Maximiliano Emanuel Korstanje. © 2017. 23 pages.
The current bloody conflict between Israelis and Palestine in Middle East has widely approached by social scientists and humanists as a moral campaign to impose the human...
Advances in Hospitality, Tourism, and the Services Industry
Maximiliano Korstanje. 2016.
Globally, the hospitality, travel, tourism, and services industries generate a significant percentage of revenue and represent a large portion of the business world. Even in...
Strategic Tools and Methods for Promoting Hospitality and Tourism Services
Alexandru-Mircea Nedelea, Maximiliano Korstanje, Babu George. © 2016. 326 pages.
Tourism marketing is a vital tool in promoting the overall health of the global economy by not only bringing necessary revenue to a particular region, but also providing an...
The Application of Monetary Awards in Tourist Organizations: Rent-A-Car Sectors in Buenos Aires, Argentina
Maximiliano E. Korstanje. © 2016. 16 pages.
Over years, management and marketing has been influential and useful to organize the working condition in modern corporations in tourism fields. The classical literature suggests...
Divorcing after Holidays: From Sacredness to Post-Vacation Blues Syndrome
Maximiliano Emanuel Korstanje. © 2016. 15 pages.
Divorcing is a common-place practices that characterized our modern daily life. What is more than interesting to explore is why one of third takes after holidays. Are holidays...
Understanding the Indiscipline of Tourism: A Radical Critique to the Current State of Epistemology
Maximiliano E. Korstanje, Lourdes Cisneros Mustelier, Sylvia Herrera. © 2016. 14 pages.
Over last years, the current growth of tourism flourished in a wealth of courses, Ph.Ds., Masters and academic offerings that positioned tourism as a good perspective for...
Conflictive Touring: The Roots of Terrorism
Maximiliano E. Korstanje. © 2015. 15 pages.
Problems to understand social phenomenon associates to our misconceptions, stereotypes and prejudices imposed during our early socialization. This happens not only with tourism...
Terrorists Tend to Target Innocent Tourists: A Radical Review
Maximiliano E. Korstanje. © 2015. 10 pages.
Over last decades, policy makers in tourism and hospitality acknowledged that terrorism was the worse threat to tourism and West because of many reasons. Terrorism not only...
Evaluating the Risks of Technological Evolutions
Maximiliano Korstanje, Geoffrey Skoll. © 2014. 15 pages.
Why Risk-Research is More Prominent in English Speaking Countries in the Digital Society
Maximiliano E. Korstanje. © 2014. 11 pages.
This review is inspired by the dichotomy the authors observe in the ways Anglo and Mediterranean countries developed to control the risk. While countries as US, Germany and...
Towards an Index of Fear: The Role of Capital in Risk´s Construction
Maximiliano E. Korstanje. © 2014. 8 pages.
The present essay review propones a new model to understand the nature of risk. The authors hereby argue that risks help the society to function. Not only the sum-zero risk...
A World without Islam
Maximiliano E. Korstanje. © 2012. 3 pages.
International Journal of Cyber Warfare and Terrorism (IJCWT)
Graeme Pye, Brett van Niekerk. Est. 2011.
The International Journal of Cyber Warfare and Terrorism (IJCWT) publishes original innovative findings on ethical, political, legal, and social issues relating to security and...