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Touring poverty

Bianca Freire-Medeiros

Touring poverty

by Bianca Freire-Medeiros

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Published by Routledge in Abingdon, Oxon, New York, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social aspects,
  • Tourism,
  • Moral and ethical aspects,
  • Poverty,
  • Slums

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementBianca Freire-Medeiros
    SeriesRoutledge advances in sociology -- 82
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV4028 .F74 2013
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25316863M
    ISBN 109780415596541, 9780203840719
    LC Control Number2012017775

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    Book Description. Tourism and Poverty addresses a critical question facing many academics, governments, aid agencies, tourism organizations, and conservation bodies around the world: can tourism work as a tool to overcome poverty? This book is the first to present a focused description and critique of the issues surrounding poverty and tourism.   Marcelo Armstrong, who started Favela Tour in Rio de Janeiro in , said the term “poverty tourism” is too limited to describe what the .

    Bianca Freire-Medeiros, author of Touring Poverty “Based on years of embedded fieldwork, Frenzel’s book cuts through the powerful mythology surrounding the so-called slums, townships, and favelas as tourist attractions to construct a revelatory narrative of the relationship between poverty and tourism, exploitation and political activism.”. Book Reviews THE GREAT INVERSION AND THE FUTURE OF THE AMERICAN CITY, by Alan York: Alfred A. Knopf, , pp. ISBN: ($ Cloth). Reviewed by Zachary Neal Michigan State University Much of urban sociology has been devoted to understanding the demographic structure.


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With a full and sensitive exploration of the ethical debates surrounding the ‘sale of emotions’ elicited by the first-hand contemplation of poverty, Touring Poverty is an innovative book that provokes the reader to think about the role played by tourism – and our role as tourists – within a context of growing poverty.

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Touring Povertyaddresses a highly controversial practice: the transformation of impoverished neighbourhoods into valued attractions for international tourists.

In the megacities of the Global South, selected and idealized aspects of poverty are being turned into a tourist commodity for book takes the reader on a journey through Rocinha, a neighbourhood in.

Touring Poverty addresses a highly controversial practice: the transformation of impoverished neighbourhoods into valued attractions for international tourists. In the megacities of the Global South, selected and idealized aspects of poverty are being turned into a tourist commodity for consumption.

Touring Poverty is an innovative book Price: $ Touring Poverty. [Bianca Freire-Medeiros] -- Touring Poverty addresses a highly controversial practice: the transformation of impoverished neighbourhoods into valued attractions for international tourists.

selected and idealized aspects of poverty are being turned into a tourist commodity for consumption. The book takes the reader on a. Touring poverty / "The book takes the reader on a journey through Rocinha, a neighborhood in Rio de Janeiro which is advertised as 'the largest favela in Latin America.' Biana Freire-Medeiros presents interviews with tour operators, guides, tourists and.

Yesterday a new book on slum tourism by one of the leading scholars of the subject, Bianca Freire-Medeiros was published. The book called “Touring Poverty” focuses on tourism in Ro cinha, the most famous slum tourism destination in Latin America.

It is a striking account and certainly a worthy read. This book takes you inside the experience of poverty to show how the pressures really feel and how hard their legacy is to overcome. Arguing that both the political left and right misunderstand poverty as it is actually lived, McGarvey sets out what.

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Remember, these are not “how-to” bicycle touring books, but books written by individuals who have traveled with their bikes. The poverty rate in the United States in was the highest sincealthough it was percentage points lower than the poverty rate inthe first year for which estimates are available.

The number of families in poverty instood at million, up from million inwhile million children under 18 were defined as. This book is ideal for those who want to gain a better understanding about the complexities and implications of touring favelas in Brazil. Freire-Medeiros's empirical research on poverty tourism is imperative when trying to understand how discourses of authenticity and desire play a significant role in the rising consumption of this specific market/5(3).

Touring Poverty in Townships, Inner-City, and Rural South Africa. Chapter January This book examines such mobilities of ideas, art, tourism and activism together. In doing so, it Author: Fabian Frenzel. A review of The End of Poverty by Jeffrey Sachs This should have been one of the greatest books ever written.

It should have been the rallying cry for a radical new approach to global development, a seminal advance in what it means to do economicsit should have been quite literally a book to save a billion lives/5.

Disturbing. This book clearly links persistent poverty among blacks in the United States to the unparalleled degree of deliberate segregation they experience in American cities. American Apartheid shows how the black ghetto was created by whites during the first half of the twentieth century in order to isolate growing urban black populations.

Poverty remains one of the most urgent issues of our time. In this stimulating new textbook, Ruth Lister introduces students to the meaning and experience of poverty in the contemporary world.

The book opens with a lucid discussion of current debates around the definition and measurement of poverty in industrialized societies, before embarking on a thought-provoking and multi 4/5(1).

The United Nations Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights, Philip Alston, is now touring California, Alabama, Georgia, West Virginia, Washington, D.C., and Puerto Rico. On Friday.ery of the other half; touring poverty in the new millennium: places, people and practices), amounting to about one-fourth of the book, intends to frame and Author: João Sarmento.

The End of Poverty by Jeffrey Sachs pp, Allen Lane, £ A few years ago, Jeffrey Sachs - superstar economic adviser to governments and Kofi Annan, Bono's chum and global development guru.