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Approaching difference, inequality, and intimacy in tourism a view from Cuba
Valerio Simoni (Simoni, V.);
Título Revista
Journal of Anthropological Research
Ano
2018
Língua
Inglês
País
Estados Unidos da América
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Abstract/Resumo
Based on ethnography of touristic encounters in Cuba, the article reflects on competing approaches to difference, inequality, and intimacy in tourism and in anthropology. Comparing the understandings of tourists and Cubans involved. in these informal engagements, of the Cuban authorities, and of scholars and commentators, three idealized scenarios and modes of interpretation are teased out. Rather than assessing their degree of accuracy or suggesting the primacy of one over the other, the article reflects on their co-presence and competing rationales, focusing on the conditions of their emergence and assessing their epistemological, moral, and political implications. In so doing, it foregrounds how the expectations, desires, and moral underpinnings that inform our findings and interpretative horizons resonate with those of the people we study, opening up different possibilities for estrangement and familiarization, and highlighting what is at stake in these processes both for anthropology and for those with whom we work.
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Palavras-chave
Difference,Inequality,Intimacy,Tourism,Interpretation,Cuba
  • Outras Humanidades - Humanidades
  • Antropologia - Ciências Sociais
Registos de financiamentos
Referência de financiamento Entidade Financiadora
SFRH/BPD/66483/2009 Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
PZ00P1_147946 Swiss National Science Foundation
UID/ANT/04038/2013 Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia