1: -Tourism is the “vehicle of ‘othering’ par excellence”. (Hollinshead, 1998:121)
Drawing on this idea of ‘othering’, explain the concepts of the gaze and Orientalism and discuss how they apply to a tourism context. How relevant are these concepts for explaining power relations between residents and tourists / the wider tourism industry?
TOPIC CHOICE 2: ‘Almost by their very nature, sites historically associated with genocide take on the persona and role of a museum. a place where history is categorized. packaged and then sold to the 21st century visitor (Shirt, 2016:102)
Explain the concept of the Dark Tourism Spectrum, developed by Stone, and, by drawing on the principles developed in the spectrum, discuss the key justifications and approaches to the ‘categorisation and packaging’ of dark tourism for the modem-day visitor.
determine irrationality of a suicide if there was no way possible of the individual knowing; it can only be judged if there was no attempt to get it from reliable sources (Battin 137-138). I think that Battin is inferring that not having the correct information could mean they are unable to participate in rational thought process. Another assumption of suicide not being rational due to this criterion is caused by internal factors, such as depression where they can unknowingly suppress certain information (Brandt, cited in Battin 1995, 138). She counters this by stating that you can still have adequate information because the future may be already negative, even with a smaller view (Battin 138-139). Therefore, from her counterargument, she is countering any claims of narrow views that the opposition would try to argue by stating that an individual’s health status does not matter. Battin states that some would claim that suicide would be irrational if one committed it because of an unlikely future, but states t>GET ANSWER