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Slum Tourism

Dr. Fabian Frenzel, Lecturer in Political Economy of Organisation, University of Leicester and founder of slumtourism.net

11-Sep-17 19:00


Slum tourism is a growing global industry. Each year, tens of thousands of curious visitors eschew typical tourist vacation destinations in favour of poverty stricken slums in cities like Mumbai, Johannesburg and Rio de Janeiro. Is it immoral and exploitative, or simply a more direct way to confront the realities of inequality and poverty? We speak to a professor well acquainted with this debate.

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