Sociology of Tourism

This course looks at the development of tourism in the past and in the modern world. Looking at tourists as the "typical modern person", this course will explore what it means to be a tourist, the different kinds of tourist and the place of tourism in globalization. More importantly, it looks at the influence of tourists and tourism in various places of the world. What happens to culture and heritage when it becomes a tourism object? What happens to local communities and the relations between people because of tourism? This course is mounted for students interested in Sociology and Anthropology

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