By Jenny T. Chio
A panorama of shuttle investigates the contested meanings and accidental effects of tourism for these humans whose lives and livelihoods are such a lot at stake in China's rural ethnic tourism undefined: the citizens of village locations. Drawing on ethnographic learn performed in Ping'an (a Zhuang village in Guangxi) and higher Jidao (a Miao village in Guizhou), Jenny Chio analyzes the myriad demanding situations and probabilities faced by means of villagers who're referred to as upon to do the paintings of tourism. She addresses the transferring importance of migration and rural mobility, the visible politics of vacationer images, and the consequences of touristic wants for "exotic distinction" on village social kinfolk. during this approach, Chio illuminates the modern regimes of work and rest and the altering mind's eye of what it ability to be rural, ethnic, and sleek in China today.
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A Landscape of Travel: The Work of Tourism in Rural Ethnic China (Studies on Ethnic Groups in China) by Jenny T. Chio