The role of eco-tourism in sustainable development of Qinkou village, Yunnan, China from 2001-2013

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Abstract

This study captured evidence of the changes to Qinkou village during the period of its development as an example of eco-tourism in Yunnan province, Southwest China; a process which began in 2001. By examining the original project brief and the resulting changes to the village in 2001, 2006 and 2013 respectively, the paper explores how tradition and culture were deployed with regard to the built environment in Qinkou. It argues that despite remaining a coherent settlement with vibrant traditional practices of a Hani community, conflicts between different interpretations of tradition and modernity are exemplified by the project.
Original languageEnglish
Article number268
Pages (from-to)1-25
Number of pages25
JournalTraditional Dwellings and Settlements Review
Volume268
Publication statusPublished - 1 Feb 2015
EventInternational Association for the Study of Traditional Environments Conference 2014: Whose Tradition? - Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, , Malaysia
Duration: 14 Dec 201417 Dec 2014
http://iaste.berkeley.edu/conferences/iaste-2014-kuala-lumpur/

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Sustainable Development
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Southwest
Built Environment

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The role of eco-tourism in sustainable development of Qinkou village, Yunnan, China from 2001-2013. / Gao, Yun; Pitts, Adrian; Gao, Jing.

In: Traditional Dwellings and Settlements Review, Vol. 268, 268, 01.02.2015, p. 1-25.

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