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Att hjälpa de andra -En kvalitativ innehållsanalys av volontärturisters bloggar

Laestander, Sofi LU (2014) SOPA63 20141
School of Social Work
Abstract
This essay analyzes blogs written by volunteer tourists through a qualitative content analysis. The aim of this essay has been to investigate volunteer tourists descriptions of their experiences from a postcolonial perspective. The study has found that volunteer tourists in their blogs reproduces colonial stereotypes about the Other. The Other is being described in both positive and negative stereotypes but in either way they are often based on a stereotypical notion of the Other as primitive, impulsive, lazy, brutal or crazy. Descriptions of stereotypes that are positive towards the Other also describe them whith primitive features which can be mirrored against the West-self-image as modern and developed. :
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author
Laestander, Sofi LU
supervisor
organization
course
SOPA63 20141
year
type
M2 - Bachelor Degree
subject
keywords
stereotype, volunteer tourism, qualitative content analysis, the Other, postcolonialism
language
Swedish
id
4466098
date added to LUP
2014-06-25 15:51:04
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2014-06-25 15:51:04
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  abstract     = {This essay analyzes blogs written by volunteer tourists through a qualitative content analysis. The aim of this essay has been to investigate volunteer tourists descriptions of their experiences from a postcolonial perspective. The study has found that volunteer tourists in their blogs reproduces colonial stereotypes about the Other. The Other is being described in both positive and negative stereotypes but in either way they are often based on a stereotypical notion of the Other as primitive, impulsive, lazy, brutal or crazy. Descriptions of stereotypes that are positive towards the Other also describe them whith primitive features which can be mirrored against the West-self-image as modern and developed. :},
  author       = {Laestander, Sofi},
  keyword      = {stereotype,volunteer tourism,qualitative content analysis,the Other,postcolonialism},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Att hjälpa de andra -En kvalitativ innehållsanalys av volontärturisters bloggar},
  year         = {2014},
}