Pedagogies of Cultural Change: The Rotary International Youth Exchange Program and Narratives of Travel and Transformation

@article{Fordham2006PedagogiesOC,
  title={Pedagogies of Cultural Change: The Rotary International Youth Exchange Program and Narratives of Travel and Transformation},
  author={T. Fordham},
  journal={Journal of Tourism and Cultural Change},
  year={2006},
  volume={3},
  pages={143 - 159}
}
  • T. Fordham
  • Published 2006
  • Sociology
  • Journal of Tourism and Cultural Change
Every year, Rotary International sends thousands of American teenagers to live in foreign lands. Rotary is responsible for teaching students about travel and culture and for preparing teens for their year-long intercultural experience. Rotary International Exchange Students are ‘embedded tourists’, living in their host countries in order to ‘acquire’ a binational subjectivity. Rotary International's Program is a pedagogical site, where students are taught how to think about and consume cultural… Expand
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