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dc.contributor.authorWeaver, Daviden_US
dc.date.accessioned2017-05-03T13:21:27Z
dc.date.available2017-05-03T13:21:27Z
dc.date.issued2010en_US
dc.date.modified2011-02-14T09:12:34Z
dc.identifier.issn0250-8281en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10072/36136
dc.description.abstractThis article is a commentary on Jim Butcher's paper entitled "The Mantra of 'Community Participation' in Context". It is argued that Butcher rightly points out how community-based tourism (CBT) has maintained its status as orthodox in some academic and non-profit quarters despite its numerous flaws and contradictions which, as also correctly noted, have not received the recognition or attention from tourism scholars that they deserve. It is argued that a new paradigm should replace community-based tourism since it is a dead-end approach. The idea of a pragmatic rather than a 'progressive' partnership-based tourism model is argued as a more effective alternative that promotes a realistic empowerment of local residents. However, unlike CBT, it does so by embracing integration with the outside world, recognizing collective self-interest and multiple nodes of power and decision-making as assets, and unabashedly situating material well-being - within reasonable limits - as a primary desired outcome of their engagement with tourism. It is argued that these characteristics better reflect the realities of human nature and the realities of becoming involved in tourism, and increase the likelihood of successful outcomes even from the perspective of local residents.en_US
dc.description.publicationstatusYesen_AU
dc.languageEnglishen_US
dc.language.isoen_AU
dc.publisherRoutledgeen_US
dc.publisher.placeIndiaen_US
dc.publisher.urihttp://www.cabdirect.org/abstracts/20103281130.htmlen_AU
dc.relation.ispartofstudentpublicationNen_AU
dc.relation.ispartofpagefrom206en_US
dc.relation.ispartofpageto208en_US
dc.relation.ispartofissue2en_US
dc.relation.ispartofjournalTourism Recreation Researchen_US
dc.relation.ispartofvolume35en_US
dc.rights.retentionYen_AU
dc.subject.fieldofresearchTourism Managementen_US
dc.subject.fieldofresearchcode150603en_US
dc.titleCommunity-based tourism as strategic dead-enden_US
dc.typeJournal articleen_US
dc.type.descriptionC2 - Non HERDC Eligibleen_US
dc.type.codeC - Journal Articlesen_US
gro.facultyGriffith Business School, Department of Tourism, Sport and Hotel Managementen_US
gro.date.issued2010
gro.hasfulltextNo Full Text


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