Fair Trade in Tourism: A Reflexive Appraisal of\ud the Activism/Academe Nexus in the Movement\ud Towards Social Justice in Tourism

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Kalisch, Angela;
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This Ph.D. thesis critically reviews the relationship between activism and\ud academe in the inquiry on fairly traded tourism and the role of reflexivity in\ud assisting with that inquiry. It includes published material, part activist, part\ud academic research outputs,... View more
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    3) APRIL 1997: Focus Group on FTinT: Developing FT priorities in Tourism; following launch of FTinT Research project in 1997, with funding

    1) To advance awareness (and action) within the tourism industry of the rights and needs of communities affected by tourism in developing

    2) To establish a working definition of FT in international tourism; Objectives:

    2 days 28/29th April: First day Southern participants, second day South and North. Assigned rapporteurs. Participants: (23, apart from TC):

    1) Southern NGOs: Gambia TC, African Heritage (Gambia), Contours (India/Thailand), Kenya Wildlife Trust, Maasai Environmental Resource

    2) UK NGOs: VSO, New Economic Foundation, Fair Trade Foundation

    3) UK Travel Business: ABTA (invited but no attendance), RAM, Sunvil Holidays, AITO/Dragoman, Discovery Initiatives

    4) Tourist Boards: Cuba, Malawi, Tanzania

    5) Academics: Univ of North London

    6) Consultant: SustainAbility

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