ANTH250

Travel, Tourism and Pilgrimage

15 points

Not offered 2019, offered in 2014, 2015

For further information see Language, Social and Political Sciences

Description

The course introduces students to Sociological and Anthropological approaches to travel and tourism. Through the study of topics such as travel literature, indigenous tourism, tourism and development, sex tourism and 'dark' tourism, it examines the way in which notions of the cultural 'self' and cultural 'others' have been both forged and sustained within various sorts of tourist encounter.

Pre-requisites

15 points of ANTH at 100 level. Students with at least a B average in 30 points of appropriate courses may be admitted with the approval of the Anthropology Programme Director

Restrictions

ANTH350, SOCI275, SOCI375

Equivalent Courses

SOCI275