Jim Butcher
reader in geography, Canterbury Christ Church University; co-author, Volunteer Tourism: the lifestyle politics of international development

Jim Butcher is a university lecturer and writer. He has written a number of books and articles looking at tourism: its critics, the claims made for it and why mass tourism is worth celebrating in spite of the naysayers.

Jim is also long standing union rep in the University College Union (UCU), which brings him into contact with issues and cases concerning conduct in the workplace. He has witnessed a remarkable growth of policies and codes of conduct in the last two decades designed to mitigate and guide how colleagues relate to one another.

Jim is also a campaigner for free speech, and has written, organised and contributed to debates on the topic. His latest publication, Volunteer Tourism: the lifestyle politics of international development, can be found here,

Follow Jim on Twitter: @jimbutcher2

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