EBOOK (Touring Poverty) õ Bianca Freire–Medeiros
Touring Poverty addresses a highly controversial practice the transformation of impoverished neighbourhoods into valued attractions for
international tourists In the megacities of the Global South selected and idealized tourists In the megacities of the Global South selected and idealized of poverty are being turned into a tourist commodity for consumptionThe book takes the reader on a journey through Rocinha a neighbourhood in Rio de Janeiro which is advertised as the largest favela in Latin America Bianca. ,
Bianca Freire-Medeiros Ù 6 ReadBates surrounding the 'sale of emotions' elicited by the first hand contemplation of poverty Touring Poverty is an innovative book that provokes the reader to think about the role played by tourism and our role as tourists within a context of rowing poverty It will of interest to students of sociology anthropology ethnography and methodology urban of interest to students sociology anthropology ethnography and methodology urban tourism studies mobility studies development studies politics and international relations. .
Freire Medeiros presents interviews with OPERATORS GUIDES AND operators Reclaiming His Pregnant Widow guides tourists and dwellers explore the vital uestions raised by this kind of tourism and why do diverse social actors and institutions orchestrate perform and consume touristic poverty In the context oflobalization and neoliberalism what are the politics of selling and buying the social experience of cities cultures and peoplesWith a full and sensitive exploration of the ethical de. .