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Volume 69, issue 1
Geogr. Helv., 69, 49-58, 2014
https://doi.org/10.5194/gh-69-49-2014
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Special issue: Bourdieu and development geography

Geogr. Helv., 69, 49-58, 2014
https://doi.org/10.5194/gh-69-49-2014
© Author(s) 2014. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License.

Standard article 03 Apr 2014

Standard article | 03 Apr 2014

„Arbeit ist nur das, was Geld bringt“ Wandel der lokalen Ökonomie in Ameskar Fogani (Marokko) am Beispiel des Tourismus

J. Metzger J. Metzger
  • Universität Hamburg, Institut für Geographie, Bundesstraße 55, 20146 Hamburg, Germany

Abstract. This article discusses current transformations from nomadism to labor migration and tourism in the local economy in the Moroccan mountain village Ameskar Fogani. Using the concepts of field, habitus and symbolic capital of Bourdieu's "theory of practice", changes in economic practices are analyzed in relation to changes of (symbolic) meanings and perceptual categories. This perspective sheds light on the close interrelation of economic and cultural aspects of social change.

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