Volunteer tourism may not be as good as it seems

Butcher, J. (2011) Volunteer tourism may not be as good as it seems. Tourism and Recreation Research, 36 (1). pp. 74-76. ISSN 0250-8281.

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Abstract

Much volunteer tourism is characterized by a highly circumspect view of economic development in parts of the world in which the latter is most needed. As the lead article mentions, ‘small is beautiful’ is all too often taken as gospel, and a hostility to big business is meat and drink to some of the foremost academic advocates of volunteer tourism.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > G Geography (General) > G0149 Travel. Voyages and travels (General) > G0155 Tourism
Divisions: pre Nov-2014 > Faculty of Social and Applied Sciences > Sport Science, Tourism and Leisure
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Depositing User: Dr Jim Butcher
Date Deposited: 06 Dec 2013 14:42
Last Modified: 14 Dec 2016 16:14
URI: https://create.canterbury.ac.uk/id/eprint/11139

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