Slum Tourism: Poverty, Power and Ethics

Slum Tourism: Poverty, Power and Ethics

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781136487958
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 06/14/2012
Series: Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 246
File size: 4 MB

About the Author

Fabian Frenzel is Lecturer at the School of Management, University of Leicester.

Ko Koens is a postgraduate researcher and part-time lecturer at the International Centre for Research in Events, Tourism and Hospitality, Leeds Metropolitan University.

Malte Steinbrink is Senior Lecturer of Social and Cultural Geography at the Institute of Geography and the Institute of Migration Research and Intercultural Studies (IMIS), University of Osnabrück, Germany.

Table of Contents

1. Slum Tourism – A New Trend in Tourism? Part 1: Situating Slum Tourism 2. Wanting to Live with Common People? The Literary Evolution of Slumming 3. Beyond ‘Othering’ the Political Roots of Slum-Tourism 4. Slum Tourism: For the Poor by the Poor 5. Competition, Cooperation and Collaboration: Business Relations and Power in Township Tourism Part 2: Representation of Poverty 6. 'A Forgotten Place to Remember: Reflections on the Attempt to Turn a Favela into a Museum' 7. Tourism of Poverty: The Value of Being Poor in the Non-Governmental Order 8. Negotiating Poverty: The Interplay Between Dharavi's Production and Consumption as a Tourist Destination 9. Reading the Bangkok Slum Part 3: Slum Tourism and Empowerment 10. Favela Tourism: Listening to Local Voices 11. Slum Tourism and Inclusive Urban Development: Reflections on China 12. Poverty Tourism as Advocacy: A Case in Bangkok 13. Curatorial Interventions in Township Tours: Two Trajectories Conclusion 14. Keep on Slumming?

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