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  1. Behind the Smile: The Working Lives of Caribbean Tourism
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  2. Behind the Smile: The Working Lives of Caribbean Tourism

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Behind the Smile is an inside look at the world of Caribbean tourism as seen through the lives of the men and women in the tourist industry in Barbados. The workers represent every level of tourism, from maid to hotel manager, beach gigolo to taxi driver, red cap to diving instructor. These highly personal accounts offer insight into complex questions about tourism: how race shapes interactions between tourists and workers, how tourists may become agents of cultural change, the meaning of sexual encounters between locals and tourists, and the real economic and ecological costs of development through tourism. This updated edition includes several new narratives and a new chapter about American students' experiences during summer school and home stays in Barbados.

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Specifications

Country
USA
Author
George Gmelch
Binding
Paperback
EAN
9780253216151
ISBN
025321615X
Label
Indiana University Press
Manufacturer
Indiana University Press
NumberOfItems
1
NumberOfPages
232
PublicationDate
2003-09-11
Publisher
Indiana University Press
ReleaseDate
2003-09-11
Studio
Indiana University Press
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