||Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Preface; 1 Introduction; 2 The self as enterprise; 3 Multicultural sensibilities in Guatemala; 4 Entrepreneurial education in Ghana; 5 Conclusion: international political life; Bibliography; Index.
||This work explores the increasingly popular phenomenon of volunteer tourism in the Global South, paying particular attention to the governmental rationalities and socio-economic conditions that valorise it as a noble and necessary cultural practice.Combining theoretical research with primary data gathered during volunteering programs in Guatemala and Ghana, the author argues that although volunteer tourism may not trigger social change, provide meaningful encounters with difference, or offer professional expertise, as the brochure discourse and the scholarly literature on tourism and hospitali.
|Bibliography note||Includes bibliographical references and index.|
|Source of description||Print version record.|
|Issued in other form||Print version: Vrasti, Wanda. Volunteer Tourism in the Global South : Giving Back in Neoliberal Times. Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, ©2012 9780415694025|