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Student Identities and the Tourist Gaze in International Service-Learning: A University Project in Belize.

@article{Prins2010StudentIA,
  title={Student Identities and the Tourist Gaze in International Service-Learning: A University Project in Belize.},
  author={Esther Prins and Nicole Webster},
  journal={Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement},
  year={2010},
  volume={14},
  pages={5-32}
}
  • E. Prins, N. Webster
  • Published 2010
  • Sociology, Education
  • Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement
This qualitative study explores how 11 university students in a U.S. service-learning course in Belize understood and represented their identities during the project, particularly their use of “the tourist” as a construct to interpret their experiences. Drawing on literature in international service-learning (ISL) and tourism studies, the article explores how students in this outreach project positioned themselves in relation to tourists and rejected this label for themselves, the ways in which… 
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