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The (re)production of space by the activity of tourism: a geographical approach of the cultural landscape at the Pontal Paranapanema

Grant number: 13/24945-4
Support type:Scholarships in Brazil - Doctorate
Effective date (Start): June 01, 2014
Effective date (End): March 01, 2018
Field of knowledge:Humanities - Geography - Human Geography
Cooperation agreement: Coordination of Improvement of Higher Education Personnel (CAPES)
Principal researcher:Rosângela Custodio Cortez Thomaz
Grantee:Clediane Nascimento Santos
Home Institution: Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia (FCT). Universidade Estadual Paulista (UNESP). Campus de Presidente Prudente. Presidente Prudente , SP, Brazil
Associated scholarship(s):16/02037-7 - The politics of local development and rural tourism: the cases of district of Santiago and Sar/Galicia - Spain and the Pontal do Paranapanema region/São Paulo - Brazil, BE.EP.DR


This research aims to investigate how the production of space by activity of cultural tourism in rural setting, analyzing the territorialization of space for no-agricultural economic activity. Thus, you must make a discussion on the forms of appropriation of space by tourism, and the appropriation of land repossession by different no-agricultural economic activities, the cultural landscape, cultural tourism, the configuration of different landscapes created, organized and reinvented by tourism and the possible configurations of the cultural landscape at the Pontal Paranapanema. The method of approach is dialectical and phenomenological. Regarding the data collection procedure administered questionnaire to small farmers, the government and the local community will be used. The research will be analytical and explanatory character in order to understand the facts that determine the reality of the object of study. (AU)

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SANTOS, Clediane Nascimento. The rural development policy and rural tourism: the cases of the municipalities of Rosana, Presidente Epitácio (São Paulo, Brazil), Santiago de Compostela and Padron (Galicia, Spain). 2018. Doctoral Thesis - Universidade Estadual Paulista (Unesp). Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia. Presidente Prudente Presidente Prudente.

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