Publication
Title
Local encounters with globetrotters : tourism's potential for street vendors in Cusco, Peru
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Abstract
The current debate on the tourism-development nexus has a rather static and narrow focus on the impact of tourism and overlooks that tourism has become strongly dependent on links between different localities. This article eschews these place-bounded approaches and focuses on linkages and the interplay between the social and the spatial within tourism developments. Drawing on the empirical case of street vendors in the tourist centre of Cusco, it explores how social capital and the way street vendors manoeuvre themselves in and through global and local environments offer new opportunities for tourism to contribute to poverty alleviation. It is maintained that social capital and interconnectivity are of fundamental importance in gaining a better understanding of the development potential of tourism.
Language
English
Source (journal)
Annals of tourism research. - New York
Publication
New York : 2012
ISSN
0160-7383
Volume/pages
39:2(2012), p. 601-619
ISI
000303697200005
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UAntwerpen
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Publications with a UAntwerp address
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Creation 08.05.2012
Last edited 15.06.2017
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