Breaking down the system: How volunteer tourism contributes to new ways of viewing commodified tourism

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dc.contributor.author Wearing, SL
dc.contributor.author Ponting, J
dc.contributor.editor Jamal, T
dc.contributor.editor Robinson, M
dc.date.accessioned 2012-02-14T04:22:44Z
dc.date.issued 2009-01
dc.identifier.citation The SAGE Handbook of Tourism Studies, 2009, 1st, pp. 254 - 268
dc.identifier.isbn 978-1-4129-2397-2
dc.identifier.other B1UNSUBMIT en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10453/17246
dc.description.abstract This chapter argues that models of tourism based on commodified agendas continue to hold dominance in both the theory and practice of tourism. Tourism in the free market economy represents the commercialization of the human need to travel and exploits natural and cultural resources as means to profit accumulation. Despite impressive foreign exchange earnings, transnational tourism corporations operating in developing countries incur high rates of economic leakage. Through high rates of imports, profit repatriation, high levels of expatriate management staffing, and investment incentive schemes, neoliberalist models of tourism generally result in tourist experiences which not only prevent tourists and destination communities from interacting on an equal footing, but which also provide only limited contributions to local communities in developing countries (Meyer, 2007; Schilcher, 2007).
dc.publisher Sage Publications
dc.title Breaking down the system: How volunteer tourism contributes to new ways of viewing commodified tourism
dc.type Chapter
dc.description.version Published
dc.parent The SAGE Handbook of Tourism Studies
dc.journal.number en_US
dc.publocation UK en_US
dc.identifier.startpage 254 en_US
dc.identifier.endpage 268 en_US
dc.cauo.name BUS.School of Leisure, Sport and Tourism en_US
dc.conference Verified OK en_US
dc.for 150603 Tourism Management
dc.for 150601 Impacts of Tourism
dc.personcode 856692
dc.percentage 50 en_US
dc.classification.name Tourism Management en_US
dc.classification.type FOR-08 en_US
dc.edition 1st en_US
dc.custom en_US
dc.date.activity en_US
dc.location.activity en_US
dc.description.keywords NA en_US
dc.description.keywords Science & Technology
dc.description.keywords Life Sciences & Biomedicine
dc.description.keywords Nursing
dc.description.keywords NURSING, SCI
dc.description.keywords NURSING, SSCI
dc.description.keywords Professional practice environment
dc.description.keywords general practice
dc.description.keywords measurement
dc.description.keywords PSYCHOMETRIC EVALUATION
dc.description.keywords DISEASE MANAGEMENT
dc.description.keywords NURSES
pubs.embargo.period Not known
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney/Faculty of Business
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney/Faculty of Business/School of Management
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney/Strength - Cosmopolitan Civil Societies
utslib.copyright.status Closed Access
utslib.copyright.date 2015-04-15 12:17:09.805752+10
utslib.collection.history School of Management (ID: 329)
utslib.collection.history Closed (ID: 3)


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