Anthropology of Tourism: Forging New Ground for Ecotourism and Other Alternatives

  title={Anthropology of Tourism: Forging New Ground for Ecotourism and Other Alternatives},
  author={A. Stronza},
  journal={Annual Review of Anthropology},
  • A. Stronza
  • Published 2001
  • Sociology
  • Annual Review of Anthropology
  • ▪ Abstract Tourism is relevant to many theoretical and real-world issues in anthropology. The major themes anthropologists have covered in the study of tourism may be divided conceptually into two halves: One half seeks to understand the origins of tourism, and the other reveals tourism's impacts. Even when taken together, these two approaches seem to produce only a partial analysis of tourism. The problem is that most studies aimed at understanding the origins of tourism tend to focus on… CONTINUE READING
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