New publication: Authenticity and the contradictions of the ‘ecotourism script’: Global marketing and local politics in Ghana

Dear all, Please see here my latest publication, that I have worked on with three colleagues, about marketing and ecotourism in Ghana: Büscher, B., Van den Breemer, R,. Fletcher, R. and Koot, S. (2017). Authenticity and the contradictions of the ‘ecotourism script’: Global marketing and local politics in Ghana. Critical Arts 31 (4), 37-52. 2017…Read more New publication: Authenticity and the contradictions of the ‘ecotourism script’: Global marketing and local politics in Ghana

Tourism, labour and the rhino poaching crisis in South Africa

By Stasja Koot, 12 December 2017 In the Kruger to Canyon (K2C) region, South Africa, there are two big phenomena of which the interactions have so far hardly been researched: tourism and the rhino poaching crisis. Based on four field trips to South Africa in 2016/17, totalling about 3 months, I have investigated these links,…Read more Tourism, labour and the rhino poaching crisis in South Africa

Tourism, labour and the rhino poaching crisis in South Africa

By Stasja Koot, 12 December 2017 In the Kruger to Canyon (K2C) region, South Africa, there are two big phenomena of which the interactions have so far hardly been researched: tourism and the rhino poaching crisis. Based on four field trips to South Africa in 2016/17, totalling about 3 months, I have investigated these links,…Read more Tourism, labour and the rhino poaching crisis in South Africa

New publication: Old wine in a new bottle (film review of Down to Earth)

This new publication is a film review of Down to Earth (see also http://www.downtoearthfilm.com/), which became unexpectedly popular in the Netherlands and Belgium (and likely more countries will follow). In short, I would call it a road movie with a message about sustainability and the role indigenous people can play in this. You can read…Read more New publication: Old wine in a new bottle (film review of Down to Earth)

New publication: Ju/’hoansi lodging in a Namibian Conservancy

This recent publication is part of a special section called 'The Green Economy in the South' in the full open access journal Conservation and Society: Koot, S. & Van Beek, W.E.A. (2017). Ju/’hoansi lodging in a Namibian Conservancy: CBNRM, tourism and increasing domination. Conservation and Society 15 (2), 136-146: 2017 – Koot and Van Beek…Read more New publication: Ju/’hoansi lodging in a Namibian Conservancy