Bricherismo in Peruvian touristic areas: the configuration of gender in asymmetrical and intercultural encounters

Bricherismo in Peruvian touristic areas: the configuration of gender in asymmetrical and intercultural encounters

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        By Juliette Roguet

The analysis of encounters of alterity, within the context of seduction and in a touristic environment, gives us the possibility to reflect upon powerful relations between gender, race and class. How can femininities and masculinities be analysed in an intercultural context and asymmetrical socio-economic situations? The focus on seduction strategies gives the possibility to investigate gender staging in this specific context of cultural-mixing. The commercial exploitation of romance interrogates the lack of transcendence in post-modern societies. The encounter of fantasies allows us to study the complex identity process marked by domination logics.

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The Production of Meaning, Economy and Politics: Intercultural Relations, Conflicts, Appropriations, Articulations and Transformations

The Production of Meaning, Economy and Politics: Intercultural Relations, Conflicts, Appropriations, Articulations and Transformations

By Daniel Mato

The work of Nestor Garcia Canclini was, and still is, an important source of inspiration and learning for  research in Latin America. In this article by Daniel Mato and translated by Emilie Dupuits, the author comments on some key aspects of his work that are of particular importance and usefulness for contemporary social research. The title of this post tries to name synthetically some of these aspects, or, more accurately, his interpretation of them.

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