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Gestão Turística e Cultural

Cultural Anthropology and Tourism

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Publication in the Diário da República: Despacho nº 14880/2013 de 15/11/2013

5 ECTS; 1º Ano, 1º Semestre, 30,0 T + 30,0 TP , Cód. 964147.

Lecturer
- Eunice Ferreira Ramos Lopes (1)

(1) Docente Responsável
(2) Docente que lecciona

Prerequisites
Not applicable

Objectives
Students should have technical and analytical skills to:
- Use the tools required to understand cultures (material and immaterial culture) and its interactions with tourism;
- Enhance local tourist narratives converting them into a tourism product.

Program
0.Course overview;
1. Concepts: antrhopology, cultural anthropology and tourism anthropology;
2. Anthropological perspectives within the sociocultural dimension of tourism;
3. Anthropological interpretation from the perspective of integrating content into tourism consumption;
3.1. Tourist motivations, practices and experiences. Case presentation;
4.Anthropolical tourism essay.

Evaluation Methodology
Assessment includes:
a) coursework
b) critical reviews
c) field trip reports
d) written test

Bibliography
- BURNS, P. (1999). An Introduction to Tourism and Anthropology. (pp. 1-23). London: Routledge
- NASH, D. (1996). The Anthropology of Tourism. Oxford: Pergamon
- URRY, J. (2001). The tourist gaze. Leisure and travel in contemporary societies. London: Sage
- WARMS, N. (2014). Cultural Anthropology. (Vol. 1). Belmont. Wadsworth / Thomson Learning.: Belmont. Wadsworth / Thomson Learning.

Teaching Method
a) Lectures
b) Practical classes including exercise-solving and critical reviews
c) Field trips related with socio-cultural tourism.

Software used in class

 

 

 


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