Travel, Tourism and Pilgrimage

15 points

Not offered 2020, offered in 2014, 2015

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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.


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


ANTH350, SOCI275, SOCI375

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