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Is Slum Tourism Good For Locals?

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Slum tourism, the act of visiting crowded, unsanitary, dangerous places and the people who inhabit them, is rapidly growing worldwide.

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Sources:

Wall Street Journal – The Rights and Wrongs of Slum Tourism
http://blogs.wsj.com/indiarealtime/2013/05/03/the-rights-and-wrongs-of-slum-tourism/

BBC – Do “slum tours” profit off the poor?
http://www.bbc.com/travel/story/20120307-ethical-traveller-do-slum-tours-profit-off-the-poor

New York Times – Slumdog Tourism
http://www.nytimes.com/2010/08/10/opinion/10odede.html?_r=0

Rockefeller Foundation’s Informal City Dialogues – Is Slum Tourism Wrong? Kibera’s Residents Voice Their Opinions
https://nextcity.org/informalcity/entry/is-slum-tourism-wrong

NOVA Next – Who Does Slum Tourism Benefit?
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/next/earth/slum-tourism/

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