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La force de l’impact.

By Anne Doquet

Abstract

Through the evolution of her research on tourism in Mali, the author illustrates the influence of the theory of impact that marked the majority of French work dealing with tourism. She shows how this paradigm unconsciously led her apprehension of the tour guides and the cultural policies in Mali. Without denying the legitimacy of the use of the term “impact” in situations of domination inherent to the tourism context, she warns against the theoretical blindness generated by this paradigm. <br> Même si une série de publications récentes (notamment plusieurs numéros spéciaux de revues) témoignent d’une progressive légitimité du sujet, la question du tourisme a connu dans les sciences humaines françaises un démarrage difficile. Sans en retracer l’historique, je voudrais m’attarder sur l’un des facteurs explicatifs de cet essor laborieux, que ce soit en sociologie (Réau, 2007) ou en anthropologie (Doquet et Evrard, 2008). Le poids de la théorie de l’impact, ..

Topics: LCC:Social sciences (General), LCC:H1-99, LCC:Social Sciences, LCC:H, DOAJ:Social Sciences
Publisher: Association EspacesTemps.net
Year: 2010
OAI identifier: oai:doaj.org/article:8f945efbf93c4e7db1017375bf697f9b
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