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By Melanie Kay Smith, Mike Robinson

On the interface among tradition and tourism lies a sequence of deep and not easy matters in relation to how we take care of problems with political engagement, social justice, fiscal swap, belonging, id and that means. This publication introduces researchers, scholars and practitioners to quite a number fascinating and intricate debates in regards to the political and social implications of cultural tourism in a altering global. Concise and thematic theoretical sections give you the framework for quite a number case reports, which contextualise and exemplify the problems raised. Emphasis is put on politics and coverage, group participation and empowerment, authenticity and commodification, and interpretation and illustration. The booklet makes a speciality of either conventional and pop culture, and explores many of the tensions among cultural protection and social transformation. The publication 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 global.

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London: Sage. Urry, J. (1995) Consuming Places. London: Routledge. Wallerstein, I. (2000) ‘Cultures in conflict? Who are we? K. Pao Distinguished Chair Lecture, Center for Cultural Studies, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, 20 September. Part 1 Politics and Cultural Policy Chapter 2 Cultural Politics, Cultural Policy and Cultural Tourism JIM BUTCHER Introduction Many writers have written about important political dimensions of tourism on a range of topics. However, as Hall recognises, the political nature of this massive global industry, at both macro and micro political levels, is underacknowledged (Hall, 1994: 4).

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