Volunteer tourism and intercultural exchange: exploring the 'Other' in the experience

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dc.contributor.author Wearing, Stephen en_US
dc.contributor.author Faulkner, Simone en_US
dc.contributor.editor Benson, A en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2012-02-02T03:01:06Z
dc.date.available 2012-02-02T03:01:06Z
dc.date.issued 2011 en_US
dc.identifier 2010000416 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Wearing Stephen and Grabowski Simone 2011, 'Volunteer tourism and intercultural exchange: exploring the 'Other' in the experience', in NA (ed.), Routledge, Oxon, UK, pp. 193-210. en_US
dc.identifier.issn 9780415576642 en_US
dc.identifier.other B1 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10453/14360
dc.description.abstract Volunteer tourism as a form of international development has been posed as an alternative mechanism which has the potential to achieve different socio-cultural outcomes. In this guise it aims 'to establish direct personal/cultural intercommunication and understanding between host and guest' (Dernoi, 1988: 89). This chapter explores the volunteer tourist and their interaction with the host community. It is argued that the relationship between the volunteer tourist and the community gives shape to a richer understanding of the volunteer tourism experience, where more equal power relationships are evolving and where the experience is more inclusive of the 'Other'. Where tourism in less developed countries is frequently criticised as creating development that results in power inequalities between host and guest it is important to examine this issue for volunteer tourism. en_US
dc.language English en_US
dc.publisher Routledge en_US
dc.relation.isbasedon NA en_US
dc.title Volunteer tourism and intercultural exchange: exploring the 'Other' in the experience en_US
dc.parent Volunteer Tourism: Theoretical Frameworks and Practical Applications en_US
dc.journal.volume en_US
dc.journal.number en_US
dc.publocation Oxon, UK en_US
dc.identifier.startpage 193 en_US
dc.identifier.endpage 210 en_US
dc.cauo.name BUS.School of Leisure, Sport and Tourism en_US
dc.conference Verified OK en_US
dc.for 150606 en_US
dc.personcode 856692 en_US
dc.personcode 00070641 en_US
dc.percentage 50 en_US
dc.classification.name Tourist Behaviour and Visitor Experience en_US
dc.classification.type FOR-08 en_US
dc.edition 1 en_US
dc.custom en_US
dc.date.activity en_US
dc.location.activity en_US
dc.description.keywords NA en_US
dc.staffid en_US
dc.staffid 995617 en_US


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