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Global tourism : cultural heritage and economic encounters / edited by Sarah Lyon and E. Christian Wells.

Publication:
Lanham, MD : AltaMira Press, c2012.
Series:
Society for Economic Anthropology monographs ; v. 30.
Society for Economic Anthropology monographs
Format/Description:
Book
viii, 311 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
Heritage tourism.
Culture and globalization.
Economic anthropology.
Contents:
Ethnographies of global tourism : cultural heritage, economic encounters, and the redefinition of impact / Sarah Lyon and E. Christian Wells
Part I. Cultural heritage. Shifting values and meanings of heritage : from cultural appropriation to tourism interpretation and back / Noel B. Salazar ; Mayanizing tourism on Roatán Island, Honduras : archaeological perspectives on heritage, development, and indigeneity / Alejandro J. Figueroa, Whitney A. Goodwin, and E. Christian Wells ; Shaping heritage to serve development : bureaucratic conflict and local agency at two Chinese heritage sites / Robert Shepherd
Part II. Economic encounters in touristic spheres. Of sales pitches and speech genres : peddling personality on the riverfront of Banaras / Jenny Huberman ; Tourism as transaction : commerce and heritage on the Inca Trail / Keely Maxwell ; Spiritual spaces, marginal places : the commodification of a Nalú sacred grove / Brandon D. Lundy ; Becoming Tongan again : generalized reciprocity meets tourism in Tonga / Patricia L. Delaney and Paul A. Rivera ; Women, entrepreneurship, and empowerment : Black-owned township tourism in Cape Town, South Africa / Katrina T. Greene
Part III. Redefining tourism's "impact." Sacrificing cultural capital for sustainability : identity, class, and the Swedish staycation / Cindy Isenhour ; Reproductive tourism : health care crisis reifies global stratified reproduction / Amy Speier ; The uses of ecotourism : articulating conservation and development agendas in Belize / Laurie Kroshus Medina ; Who owns ecotourism? The Ecotourismo Seri case / Diana Luque ... [et al.] ; The effects of tourism and western consumption on the gendered production and distribution of Bogolan : development initiatives and Malian women as agents for change / Sarah Lockridge.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Lyon, Sarah.
Wells, E. Christian.
ISBN:
9780759120914 (cloth : alk. paper)
0759120919 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780759120938 (electronic)
0759120935 (electronic)
OCLC:
758392635
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