Units of Study

PACS6910 - Peace Through Tourism

Winter Main, 2012  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Lynda-ann Blanchard


Starting with the dichotomy of tourism as an industry versus tourism as a social force, this unit will investigate the social science perspective of tourism as a catalyst for peace. Topics to be covered include equity and justice issues, sustainability, international citizenship, globalisation, education and reconciliation tourism. The course will assess the contention of such bodies as the World Tourism Organisation that tourism is a force for peace.


Oral presentation (30%), 1x3500-4000wd essay (60%), and class participation (10%)


1x2-hr seminar/week or equivalent intensive

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