Ecotourism: An Anthropological Media Analysis


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Ecotourism: An Anthropological Media Analysis
The phenomenon of ecotourism presents us with a public issue on which the debate in the mass media, although sophisticated in some respects, is lacking in ways in which contributions from anthropological scholarship may compensate and complement the debate. In our exploration of the debate on this issue in the media, it will be shown how the media has shown surprising sophistication and scepticism in discussions of ecotourism. In contextualizing this debate, it will be shown how the media reference ecological and economic concerns regarding ecotourism. However, in a complementary discussion of anthropological contributions to this debate, it will be shown how a deeper analysis of the conflicted...
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