Tourism and Culture: An Applied Perspective


Essays and case studies by anthropologists provide insight into what measures might be necessary to mitigate the potentially harmful effects of tourism on host communities.
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Essays and case studies by anthropologists provide insight into what measures might be necessary to mitigate the potentially harmful effects of tourism on host communities.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780791434284
  • Publisher: State University of New York Press
  • Publication date: 8/28/1997
  • Series: SUNY Series in Advances in Applied Anthropology
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 232
  • Product dimensions: 5.96 (w) x 9.06 (h) x 0.55 (d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction: Tourism's Mediators
Erve Chambers

2. The Town that Debates Tourism: Community and Tourism in Broome, Australia
Elvi Whittaker

3. Tourism, Cultural Authenticity, and the Native Crafts Cooperative: The Eastern Cherokee Experience
Betty J. Duggan

4. Urban Tourism in Revitalizing Downtowns: Conceptualizing Tourism in Boston, Massachusetts
R. Timothy Sieber

5. Women as a Category of Analysis in Scholarship on Tourism: Jamaican Women and Tourism Employment
A. Lynn Bolles

6. Cultural, Economic, and Environmental Impacts of Tourism among Kalahari Bushman
Robert K. Hitchcock

7. Tourism with Race in Mind: Annapolis, Maryland Examines its African American Past through Collaborative Research
George C. Logan and Mark P. Leone

8. Tourism in the Lower Mississippi Delta: Whose Field of Dreams?
Stanley E. Hyland

9. Dilemmas of the Crossover Experience: Tourism Work in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
Catherine Mary Cameron

10. Tourism as a Subject of High Education: Educating Thailand's Workforce
Erve Chambers

11. Hegemony and Elite Capital: The Tools of Tourism
M. Estellie Smith



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