By Melanie Kay Smith,Prof. Mike Robinson

At the interface among tradition and tourism lies a chain of deep and difficult matters with regards to how we take care of problems with political engagement, social justice, financial swap, belonging, identification and which means. This booklet introduces researchers, scholars and practitioners to various attention-grabbing and intricate debates concerning the political and social implications of cultural tourism in a altering global. Concise and thematic theoretical sections give you the framework for more than a few case reviews, which contextualise and exemplify the problems raised. The publication specializes in either conventional and pop culture, and explores the various tensions among cultural upkeep and social transformation.

The ebook is split into thematic sections - Politics and coverage; neighborhood Participation and Empowerment; Authenticity and Commodification; and Interpretation and illustration - and should be of curiosity to all who desire to know how cultural tourism keeps to conform as a focus for figuring out a altering world.

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