NAPA Bulletin, Tourism and Applied Anthropologists

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NAPA Bulletin is a peer reviewed occasional publication of the National Association for the Practice of Anthropology, dedicated to the practical problem-solving and policy applications of anthropological knowledge and methods.

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Overview

NAPA Bulletin is a peer reviewed occasional publication of the National Association for the Practice of Anthropology, dedicated to the practical problem-solving and policy applications of anthropological knowledge and methods.

  • peer reviewed publication of the National Association for the Practice of Anthropology
  • dedicated to the practical problem-solving and policy applications of anthropological knowledge and methods
  • most editions available for course adoption
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781931303224
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 12/19/2005
  • Series: NAPA Bulletin Series
  • Edition description: Number 23
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 284
  • Product dimensions: 6.02 (w) x 9.05 (h) x 0.55 (d)

Meet the Author

Tim Wallace is Associate Professor and Applied Anthropologist in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina. His primary interests lie within the subfield of the anthropology of tourism. His most recent research has taken him to the communities around Lake Atitlan in the Guatemalan Highlands. He has carried out applied research work on tourism in Costa Rica, Hungary, and Madagascar. In addition, he has done applied work in Mozambique studying maize marketing; Ecuador for a potato marketing project; Togo, West Africa, to study economic development policy; Peru to research community development strategies in Peru; and, Hiroshima, Japan to study international education policy. He has also done research in North Carolina on farmers markets in Raleigh, North Carolina, and on socioeconomic responses to pest management practices among tomato and cabbage farmers in North Carolina. He has been President of the Southern Anthropological Association and the Association of North Carolina Anthropologists, was a member of the Executive Board of the Society for Applied Anthropology, and is coeditor of the NAPA Bulletin. He recently edited NAPA Bulletin 23 on "Tourism and Applied Anthropologists." (tmwallace@mindspring.com)

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Table of Contents

1. Tourism, Tourists, and Anthropologists at Work (Tim Wallace).

2. Can the Anthropology of Tourism Make Us Better Travelers? (Erve Chambers).

3. Generating Theory, Tourism, and “World Heritage” in Indonesia: Ethical Quandaries for Anthropologists in an Era of Tourist Maniad (Kathleen M. Adams).

4. Archaeological Tourism: Looking for Answers along Mexico's Maya Riviera (Cameron Walker).

5. Enhancing Community-based Tourism Development and Conservation in the Western Caribbean (Susan C. Stonich).

6. Between Pure and Applied Research: Experimental Ethnography in a Transcultural Tourist Art World (Quetzil E. Castañeda).

7. Anthropological Angst and the Tourist Encounter (William A. Douglass, Julie Lacy).

8. An Anthro-planning Approach to Local Heritage Tourism: Case Studies from Appalachia (Mary B. Lalone).

9. Applied Anthropology and Heritage Tourism Planning: Working for the Western Erie Canal Heritage Corridor Planning Commission (Amanda Mason).

10. Hosts and Hosts: The Anthropology of Community-based Ecotourism in the Peruvian Amazon (Amanda Stronza).

11. Keeping the People in the Parks: A Case Study from Guatemala (Tim Wallace, Daniela N. Diamente).

12. More than Nature: Anthropologists as Interpreters of Culture for Nature-based Tours (Palma Ingles).

13. The Traveling Seminar: an Experiment in Cross-cultural Tourism and Education in Taiwan (David Blundell).

14. Anthropologists in the Tourism Workplace (Valene L. Smith).

Biosketches of the Authors.

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