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Paradise laborers : hotel work in the global economy

Author: Patricia A Adler; Peter Adler
Publisher: Ithaca, N.Y. ; London : Cornell University Press, 2004.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Resorts have become important to American society and its economy; one in eight Americans is now employed by the tourism industry. Yet despite the ubiquity of hotels, little has been written about  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Adler, Patricia A.
Paradise laborers.
Ithaca, N.Y. ; London : Cornell University Press, 2004
(DLC) 2004007178
(OCoLC)224248911
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Patricia A Adler; Peter Adler
ISBN: 9781501726705 1501726706
OCLC Number: 1046086358
Awards: Winner of Winner of the 2005 Outstanding Book Award (North C.
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 296 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: 1. Entering paradise --
2. Researching resorts --
3. Trapped laborers : new immigrants and locals --
4. Transient laborers : seekers and management --
5. Transient lifestyles --
6. Seasonal laborers --
7. Temporal laborers --
8. Stratified laborers --
9. Careers in paradise : short-term and intermediate --
10. Careers in paradise : long-term --
11. Understanding paradise labor.
Responsibility: Patricia A. Adler and Peter Adler.
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