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Department of Sociology, Psychology and Social Work
Romance, sex and tourism in Cozumel
Boxill, Ian; Taylor, Orville W; Maerk, Johannes
Tourism and change in the Caribbean and Latin America
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Discusses one aspect of tourism in Cozumel - sex tourism or romance tourism as it is sometimes called, is the outcome of a small part of a larger project between the Universidad de Quintano Roo in Mexico and the University of the West Indies, Jamaica. The project focuses on understanding the social impact of tourism along the entire Caribbean coast of Mexico and in the English-speaking Caribbean. It focuses on one dimension of this research, that of romance/sex tourism. The article is based on months of in-depth research on the island of Cozumel.....