Real Misery – Newspaper article in Stuttgarter Zeitung
11/06/2011 in Slum tourism in the media
Last month the German newspaper the “Stuttgarter Zeitung” published an article on slum tourism. In an interview with human geographer Malte Steinbrink, the history of slum tourism is explained as well as a short debate on the motifs and ethics of tourism to such areas. In the end Steinbrink mentions that whilst tourism benefits certain individuals, by itself it is certainly not enough to fight poverty.
You can read the original article in German here.