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dc.contributor.authorMovono, Apien_US
dc.contributor.authorBecken, Susanneen_US
dc.date.accessioned2019-05-29T12:32:20Z
dc.date.available2019-05-29T12:32:20Z
dc.date.issued2018en_US
dc.identifier.issn1094-1665en_US
dc.identifier.doi10.1080/10941665.2017.1410194en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10072/372002
dc.description.abstractThis paper advances understanding of the complex and adaptive nature of indigenous Fijian communities involved in tourism. It examines how tourism-related development has set the people of one Fijian village along two separate development pathways, and explores how preferential access to tourism benefits has created disparities within the community. Complex Adaptive Systems theory and Social Capital theory are used to conceptualise how over 40 years of tourism involvement has influenced development within an indigenous Fijian community. The findings argue that indigenous Fijian communities are non-homogeneous entities, which are constantly in transition, responding and adapting integratively to both internal and external changes over time. The findings show that the emergence of new behaviours and ways of life has led to the collapse of the pre-existing systems of social capital. As a response, community members retreated and regrouped, strengthening internal bonds and social capital in their smaller social units, leading to both dependency and opportunity-seeking behaviours among participants. Ultimately, the paper asserts that money alone does not lead to development, but rather tourism and access to a variety of capital do.en_US
dc.description.peerreviewedYesen_US
dc.languageEnglishen_US
dc.publisherTaylor & Francisen_US
dc.publisher.placeUnited Kingdomen_US
dc.relation.ispartofpagefrom146en_US
dc.relation.ispartofpageto157en_US
dc.relation.ispartofissue2en_US
dc.relation.ispartofjournalAsia Pacific Journal of Tourism Researchen_US
dc.relation.ispartofvolume23en_US
dc.subject.fieldofresearchTourism not elsewhere classifieden_US
dc.subject.fieldofresearchTourismen_US
dc.subject.fieldofresearchcode150699en_US
dc.subject.fieldofresearchcode1506en_US
dc.titleSolesolevaki as social capital: a tale of a village, two tribes, and a resort in Fijien_US
dc.typeJournal articleen_US
dc.type.descriptionC1 - Articlesen_US
dc.type.codeC - Journal Articlesen_US
gro.facultyGriffith Business School, Department of International Business and Asian Studiesen_US
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