Week 5: Labor & Consumption I

Wednesday, 2/18

Keywords: neoliberalism, neocolonialism, tourism, gender, sex work

  • Week 5 Discussion Prompt: Globalization, Neoliberalism, and Tourism (75)

    Part I: Provide a brief summary of how David Harvey characterizes neoliberalism. What do you think he means by creative destruction? How can you relate Harvey’s analysis of neoliberalism to Chapter 6 of Origins of the Modern World?

    Part II: Connect the articles by Aren Aizura and Stephen Crockett to your description of neoliberalism and globalization in part I. In other words, how do these articles support, extend, or challenge Harvey and Marks?

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