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ISSN 2301-5829

Vol. 3 / No. 2 / Published : 2014-08

TOC : 4, and page :111 - 116

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Original Article :

The depiction of ecotourism in burma in amy tan’s saving fish from drowning

Author :

  1. Viola Stefani*1
  2. Usma Nur Dian Rosyidah*2
  1. Mahasiswa Fakultas Ilmu Budaya
  2. Dosen Fakultas Ilmu Budaya

Abstract :

This research attempts to show the depiction of ecotourism in Burma. This study uses postcolonial ecocriticism approach. The writer divides the analysis into three subchapters; firstly, the writer examine the past life and present life of Karen tribe, the personnal intentions and views of American tourists and the government regime as well to reveals the relation of three of them. Secondly, the writer discusses about the role of technologies to capitalized ecotourism in Burma as well as the Karen tribe. The last subchapter explores how ecotourism become a new industry in urma and its impatcs to the native also Burma’s environment. The writer uses Huggan and Tiffin’s theory as the main theory. To strengthen the analysis, the writer uses some books as the references. Finally, this study finds that ecotourism in Burma is a form of western neocolonialism as well as government. 

Keyword :

ecotourism, development, visual tourism, neocolonialism, capitalist,

References :

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  2. Bourne, Ashley L., (2013). Postcolonial Ecocriticism in Late Eighteenth and Early Nineteenth-Century American Literature. Pennsylvania : Indiana University of Pennsylvania
  3. Hidayat, Rahmat, (2014). Cleaning One Piece of Rubbish Means One Reward from God”: Signifying Surabaya “Green and Clean” by Students of Urban Islamic Boarding Schools. Mozaik vol 14 no 1, pp. 59-68 : Fakultas Ilmu Budaya Universitas Airlangga
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