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Cover for Panama, the 'affordable exotic destination': planned tourism success and its unplanned consequences.

Based on long-term anthropological research with Afro-Antillean populations, this chapter documents how Panamanian governments and tourism mediators have created a thriving tourism industry with positive and detrimental consequences in the country. It is argued that due to its wide variety of...

Author(s)
Montero, C. G.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243048)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Tourism and gender-based violence: challenging inequalities.

Gender-based violence (GBV) in travel and tourism is embedded within the wider social structures of gender inequality and discrimination. This book focuses on the multiple and interconnected manifestations of violence that women and girls encounter in tourism consumption and production, such as...

Author(s)
Vizcaino, P.; Jeffrey, H.; Eger, C.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243215)
Type
Book
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Cover for Introducing critical debates on gender-based violence in tourism.

To capture the inherent complexity of gender-based violence (GBV), this introduction first engages with the concept of violence and explores its intersections with gender from different disciplinary angles. Second, it exposes the silences surrounding landscapes of GBV in tourism and the power...

Author(s)
Eger, C.; Vizcaino, P.; Jeffrey, H.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243215)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The silenced phenomenon: sexual harassment in the hospitality and tourism workplace.

The aim of this chapter is to critically examine the phenomenon of sexual harassment in the hospitality and tourism sectors within the framework of gender-based violence. The chapter provides an overview of the main themes that emerge from the scholarship on sexual harassment in hospitality and...

Author(s)
Vizcaino, P.; Jeffrey, H.; Eger, C.; Turkoglu, H.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243215)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Embodying gender and risk: mountain bike tourism in Mexico.

This chapter examines the determinants that affect the engagement of Mexican women in mountain bike tourism (MBT), and uncovers the gendered aspects of risk that act as constraints on women's use of public space, and therefore become a type of violence that restricts them and promotes inequality....

Author(s)
Díaz-Carrión, I. A.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243215)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Gender equality and tourism: beyond empowerment.

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...

Author(s)
Cole, S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786394422)
Type
Book
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Cover for Issues and challenges.

This chapter outlines a number of issues and challenges facing the field of policy making, practice and research in leisure, sport and tourism. Those issues and challenges include: disruptive technologies; globalization; climate change; economic growth; social inequality; terrorism; harriedness;...

Author(s)
Veal, A. J.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648033)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Hunger for justice: building sustainable and equitable communities in Massachusetts.

This chapter documents the attempts of the food justice movement in the lower Pioneer Valley of Massachusetts (USA) to challenge inequities in the agri-food system, while addressing broader socio-economic and racial disparities in the region. It documents how marginalized communities and their...

Author(s)
LeDoux, T. F.; Conz, B. W.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647326)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for From centre to periphery: inequality, indigeneity and domestic tourism in Guatemala.

This chapter examines the implications of domestic tourism in Guatemala, a country with high levels of economic inequality and ethnic disparities. It looks at how urban and rural areas are linked physically, economically and culturally, as well as considering areas of separation, and offering...

Author(s)
LaPan, C.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390141)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Vietnam's 'renovation' policies: impacts on upland communities and sustainable forest management.

This chapter examines the impacts of the Vietnamese government's 'renovation' policies (known as 'doi moi') on upland people's livelihoods and forest management. It is revealed that the doi moi process in upland regions is not meeting the government's objectives in improving local livelihoods and...

Author(s)
Tran Thi Thu Ha; Pham Van Dien
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391797)
Type
Book chapter

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