Leisurely Development? Tourism in the Gullah Region

Global Women's Project | Sat, Dec 1, 2007

By Abiosseh Davis
Tourism development has been hailed by the International Financial Institutions (IFIs--World Bank, International Monetary Fund) and the World Trade Organization as a means for economic gain by creating jobs and enabling states to earn foreign exchange to invest in development. It has also been a strategy used in economically disadvantaged regions of the U.S. This article explores the often overlooked negative impacts of the strategy.
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