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Gender equality and tourism: beyond empowerment.

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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 ...

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Chapter 8 (Page no: 82)

Journeys of emancipation: disrupting poverty in Nepal.

This chapter provides an overview of the entrepreneurial roles in tourism played by women forming grassroots organizations within the developing economy of rural and remote Nepal. Their stories demonstrate their desire for emancipation from socially constructed power roles, through the disruption of poverty. This chapter also includes some insights into the trajectory of Nepali women's social entrepreneurship.

Other chapters from this book

Chapter: 1 (Page no: 1) Introduction: gender equality and tourism - beyond empowerment. Author(s): Cole, S.
Chapter: 2 (Page no: 14) Gender equality and tourism: the global policy context. Author(s): Ferguson, L.
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 24) Feminist perspectives in the development of action plans for tourism. Author(s): Moreno Alarcón, D.
Chapter: 4 (Page no: 34) 'An uneasy truth?': female tourism managers and organizational gender equality measures in Portugal. Author(s): Bakas, F. E. Costa, C. Durão, M. Carvalho, I. Breda, Z.
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 46) Tourism as empowerment: women artisan's experiences in central Mexico. Author(s): Vizcaino Suárez, P.
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 57) Trekking to women's empowerment: a case study of a female-operated travel company in Ladakh. Author(s): Caparrós, B. M.
Chapter: 7 (Page no: 69) Women and tourism in the township: tourism for empowerment? Author(s): Muldoon, M.
Chapter: 9 (Page no: 96) Tourism and women's rights in Tunisia. Author(s): Jeffrey, H.
Chapter: 10 (Page no: 108) Tourism entrepreneurship and gender in the global south: the Mexican experience. Author(s): Díaz-Carrión, I. A.
Chapter: 11 (Page no: 119) Tourism, dolls and dreams: the last generation? Author(s): Tucker, H.
Chapter: 12 (Page no: 132) Conclusions: beyond empowerment. Author(s): Cole, S.

Chapter details

  • Author Affiliation
  • School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Sciences, Central Queensland University, Rockhampton, Australia.
  • Year of Publication
  • 2018
  • ISBN
  • 9781786394422
  • Record Number
  • 20183195521