The 'Host' as uninvited 'Guest': hospitality, violence and tourism
McNaughton, Darlene (2006) The 'Host' as uninvited 'Guest': hospitality, violence and tourism. Annals of Tourism Research, 33 (3). pp. 645-665.
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The article explores the outsider status of handicraft traders in a tourism center in India. It demonstrates that they are seen as hosts by international tourists, and may even enact this role. But they are subjected to various forms of violence and exploitation by local landlords who, like many local residents, see them as uninvited outsiders rather than as guests. It is argued that the host-guest framework is inadequate for developing a more nuanced understanding of such interactions on the front line of international tourism. For the sense of welcome and hospitality that underwrites these interactions serves to depoliticize what are often highly exploitative relations.
|Item Type:||Article (Refereed Research - C1)|
|Keywords:||technology; university students|
|FoR Codes:||16 STUDIES IN HUMAN SOCIETY > 1601 Anthropology > 160104 Social and Cultural Anthropology @ 100%|
|SEO Codes:||95 CULTURAL UNDERSTANDING > 9599 Other Cultural Understanding > 959999 Cultural Understanding not elsewhere classified @ 100%|
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