Papers – Critical scholarship in action

Dianne Dredge, Freya Higgins-Desbiolles, Rob Hales, Tazim Jamal(May 30, 2013)
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Summary: In this paper four academics reflect on how they legitimise their actions as academic activists by offering their philosophical justifications for their various modes of activism in the tourism domain. The argument of this paper is that a conscious and robust personal academic philosophy that addresses issues of sustainability and social well-being is vital for grounding academic work, and that …Continue reading →
Keywords: activism, public good, research, tourism
Categories: Critical scholarship in action
Ross Klein(April 22, 2013)
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Keywords: activism, Critical scholarship
Categories: Critical scholarship in action
Chris Wilson, Freya Higgins-Desbiolles, Harvey Lemelin, Kelsey Johansen, Kyle Powys Whyte, Steve Hemming(April 17, 2013)
ICTSC_Extended_Manuscript_April_11_2013.pdf download View | Download
Summary: From an Indigenous perspective, warfare tourism includes a wide range of conflict sites, such as battlefields, areas where human remains are or have been wrongfully buried, removed or repatriated, locations where Indigenous peoples have been incarcerated and enslaved, scenes of frontier violence, as well as issues central to Indigenous people’s involvement in the armed forces and their struggles for self-governance …Continue reading →
Keywords: battlefields, dissonant heritage, indigenous, warfare tourism
Categories: Critical scholarship in action
Donna Chambers, John Tribe, Shuang Xin(April 9, 2013)
Cultural-Turn-of-Tourism-Studies-The-Chinese-Voice6.pdf download View | Download
Summary: There is currently much debate about how knowledge of tourism can and indeed should be produced. Tourism knowledge production is criticised to rely too much on Western values which is Anglocentric and Eurocentric, with a crucial role played by the tourism’s academic gatekeepers (male, first generation scholars grounded in the Western, Anglocentric traditions and located in business, geography or recreation …Continue reading →
Keywords: Chinese voice, critical turn, cultural turn, tourism knowledge production
Categories: Critical scholarship in action