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Stocker, Karen
Tourism and cultural change in Costa Rica : pitfalls and possibilities / Karen Stocker
Production, publication, distribution, manufacture, copyright Lanham : Lexington Books, a wholly owned subsidiary of The Rowman & Littlefield Pub. Group, Inc., [2013]
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 3rd Floor  G155.C67 S86 2013    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Tourism -- Social aspects -- Costa Rica
Social change -- Costa Rica
Subject Costa Rica -- Social conditions
Physical Description ix, 320 pages ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 301-307) and index
Contents Introduction -- Methodological considerations -- Community portraits: two beach towns -- NambuƩ, the Chorotega reservation: portrait of a community on the cusp of tourism -- MontaƱosa, the rainforest community -- "The cows will be your university!": Positive effects of tourism -- Negative effects of tourism -- Performing local life in the reservation -- Performing identity in the other communities of study -- Sanitized tours of exploitative work zones: the nexus of tourism and its alternatives -- Striking a balance: possibilities for responsible tourism
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