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Tourism gentrification and sustainability of farming cultural heritage site

Tourism gentrification and sustainability of farming cultural heritage site

Zhang, Ying, Ji, Zhongjuan, Chan, Jin and Pan, Xiaoyuan (2016) Tourism gentrification and sustainability of farming cultural heritage site. Journal of Minzu University of China (Philosophy and Social Sciences Edition), 43 (6):06-0076-07. pp. 76-82. ISSN 1005-8575

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Abstract

Gentrification is a phenomenon widely studied in inner city transformation. Recently the concept of gentrification has also been applied in the context of tourism. However, the negative effects of gentrification in area of indigenous shall not be ignored particularly where the cultural and lifestyle of the indigenous people are the main tourist attractions. This research investigates gentrification process in the Rice Terraces World Heritage Site at Yuanyang Yunnan, China. We deployed qualitative research to collect interview and observation data to analyse the drivers of gentrification, and proposed practical approaches to sustainable development.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: World Heritage Site; Sustainable Development; Farming Culture; Gentrification; China; Rice terrace; Tourism
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Faculty / Department / Research Group: Faculty of Business
Faculty of Business > Department of Systems Management & Strategy
Faculty of Business > Supply Chain Management Research Group
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Last Modified: 22 Feb 2018 14:32
Selected for GREAT 2016: None
Selected for GREAT 2017: None
Selected for GREAT 2018: None
URI: http://gala.gre.ac.uk/id/eprint/15883

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