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Cover for Tourism in Pacific Islands.

This chapter is a review of tourism throughout the Pacific Islands. It situates tourism in the colonial experience, and shows that its development has often been constrained by political upheaval and unrest and, sometimes, 'traditional' land tenure. In some countries, however, mass tourism has been ...

Author(s)
Harrison, D.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245899)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Anthropologists, development and tourism networks: encounters and shadows of a colonial past.

This chapter situates and describes some of the problems that emerge when sociologists/social anthropologists from developed societies become involved in 'development' work in developing countries. The chapter is in three distinct sections: a brief overview of the debates about anthropologists'...

Author(s)
Harrison, D.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245899)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Consuming poverty: volunteer tourism in an orphanage in Nepal.

This chapter draws from research on volunteer tourism in orphanages in Nepal, joining the debate on the relationship of orphanage tourism to modern slavery. The chapter sheds light on an implicit and fundamental manifestation of domination in orphanage tourism: the business of poverty. Indeed,...

Author(s)
Benali, A.; Oris, M.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789240795)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Travelling through a hostile world: the expansion of terror in American culture.

This chapter discusses how colonialism links closely to modern terrorism, which is inextricably intertwined with travel. It also places the notion of exemption and 'American-ness' under a critical lens, and suggests that Americans are particularity exercised by terrorism due to the legacy of...

Author(s)
Korstanje, M. E.; Skoll, G.; Seraphin, H.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392282)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Women and tourism in the township: tourism for empowerment?

This chapter presents some of the photographs and stories shared by the members of a women's empowerment organization as part of a larger PhotoVoice study of the hosts' gaze in township tourism in South Africa. Viewed through the lens of feminist postcolonialism, the positive support for the...

Author(s)
Muldoon, M.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786394422)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Heroes or 'others'? A geopolitics of international footballer mobility.

This chapter explores, from a largely Polish perspective, some of the geopolitical dimensions and tensions of elite footballer mobilities. The chapter draws on the concepts of core-periphery relationships and semi-colonialism to address the nature and significance of asymmetrical flows from...

Author(s)
Trzepacz, P.; Hall, D.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647616)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for A moral turn for mountain tourism?

This chapter seeks to highlight mountain environments, which play host to tourism activities, as morally resonant spaces - spaces in which different meanings and values are asserted, contested, negotiated and resisted. It begins by exploring issues of representation in mountain tourism marketing,...

Author(s)
Cooke, L.; Grimwood, B.; Caton, K.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644608)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Transitions: social and natural science debates.

This chapter applies transition theory to specific debates in both the social and natural sciences and highlights some of the parallel (and not so parallel) debates surrounding the postulated shifts from one state of organization to another. It looks at the postulated transition from Fordism to...

Author(s)
Wilson, G. A.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932565)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The renaissance of the bush: the reinvention of the Cape to Cairo route in contemporary Africa.

The main focus of this chapter is on the links between transfrontier conservation areas (TFCAs) and ecotourism in Africa. Those links are established by analysing one of the famous routes in Africa, the Cape to Cairo route. The analysis begins by considering the idea of the Cape to Cairo in its...

Author(s)
Ramutsindela, M.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932213)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Gendered tourism space: a South African perspective.

This chapter examines the manner in which spatiality is able to reproduce social relations of power and how the feminization of Africa, formerly constituted by colonialism and now disseminated by tourism, is maintained in The Lost City, a South African theme park.

Author(s)
Eeden, J. van
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932718)
Type
Book chapter

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