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Should sex tourism be viewed as a threat for future development?: A perspective that explores the general approach of sex tourism and prostitution in the tourism industry based on historical, cultural, and traditional values in The Gambia.
Halmstad University, School of Education, Humanities and Social Science.
Halmstad University, School of Education, Humanities and Social Science.
2016 (English)Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 180 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

This bachelor thesis describes the component of society which sex tourism descends from in Gambia. Sex tourism is an emerging sub-industry to tourism that affects several different social spheres in communities that are characterized by tourism. It is a phenomenon that unfortunately not only affect adult’s even minors enter however, rarely by choice. The origin of sex tourism in Gambia dates back to the early 70s when the tourism started to blossom. The tourists arrived in the country with different cultures that collided with the indigenous and in combination with the master-servant relationship from the colonial era and the exotification of the country as a holiday destination, sex tourism derived.

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2016. , 62 p.
Keyword [en]
Toubabs, Bumsters, Sex Tourism, Child sex tourism, Prostitution, Sustainable development, Tourism, Sex, Undeveloped countries, Gambia, Africa, Europe, Colonialism, NGO’s, Family values and Islam.
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URN: urn:nbn:se:hh:diva-31521OAI: diva2:945630
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The Humanities
Available from: 2016-07-06 Created: 2016-07-01 Last updated: 2016-07-06Bibliographically approved

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