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Gender equality and tourism : beyond empowerment

Author: Stroma Cole
Publisher: Wallingford, Oxfordshire, UK ; Boston, MA, USA : CABI, [2018]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Drawing on the theme of gender equality in tourism, this book aims to identify the main obstacles to women's advancement in the tourism industry, and to discover and share successful strategies to overcome them, drawing on case studies from all over the world. Interlaced between the 12 chapters of the book are stories from women who work in tourism. The chapters and stories that make up this book explore women's  Read more...
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Gender equality and tourism.
Wallingford, Oxfordshire, UK ; Boston, MA, USA : CABI, [2018]
(DLC) 2018002401
(OCoLC)1029075186
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Stroma Cole
ISBN: 9781786394439 178639443X 9781786394446 1786394448
OCLC Number: 1029062415
Description: 1 online resource : illustrations
Contents: Introduction : gender equality, and tourism : beyond empowerment --
Gender equality and tourism : the global policy context --
Feminist perspectives in the development of action plans for tourism --
"An uneasy truth" : female tourism managers and organisational gender equality measures in Portugal --
Tourism as empowerment : women artisan's experiences in central Mexico --
Trekking to women's empowerment : a case study of a female operated travel company in Ladakh --
Women and tourism in the township : tourism for empowerment? --
Journeys of emancipation : disrupting poverty in Nepal --
Tourism and women's rights in Tunisia --
Tourism entrepreneurship and gender in the Global South : the Mexican experience --
Tourism, dolls and dreams : the last generation? --
Conclusions : beyond empowerment
Responsibility: edited by Stroma Cole, University of the West of England

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With its questions on the extent to which tourism brings women empowerment, this book is an engaging and thought-provoking read. It critiques how the industry has allowed women to renegotiate gender  Read more...

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