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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
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Introduction: gender equality and tourism - beyond empowerment.

This chapter explains why gender equality and women's empowerment are a concern in tourism. It introduces the reader to the development and empowerment literature, before moving on to review studies of tourism and empowerment. Finally, some considerations that would seem critical in understanding...

Author(s)
Cole, S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786394422)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Conclusions: beyond empowerment.

This conclusion highlights the commonalities in the stories presented in this book about women's involvement in tourism development and women's empowerment. It also identifies some steps that could contribute towards a speedier, deeper change in gender relations. The chapter concludes by...

Author(s)
Cole, S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786394422)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Gender equality and tourism: the global policy context.

This chapter reviews the gender dimensions of tourism policy in international organizations, focusing primarily on the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO). The chapter develops in two main sections, covering two periods of gender policy and practice in UNWTO: 2007-2012 and 2012 onwards. Following...

Author(s)
Ferguson, L.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786394422)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Feminist perspectives in the development of action plans for tourism.

The aim of this chapter is to explain the importance of tourism action plans from a gender perspective, as well as draw out the implications thereof for discussions of sustainable tourism. The chapter begins by presenting the tension that exists with the gender perspective from a feminist approach...

Author(s)
Moreno Alarcón, D.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786394422)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for 'An uneasy truth?': female tourism managers and organizational gender equality measures in Portugal.

This chapter presents an investigation into the intricacies surrounding gender equality measures in tourism workplaces in Portugal. It begins with a brief introduction to the history of gender equality measures in tourism labour, followed by an analysis of various aspects of gender equality...

Author(s)
Bakas, F. E.; Costa, C.; Durão, M.; Carvalho, I.; Breda, Z.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786394422)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Tourism as empowerment: women artisan's experiences in central Mexico.

This chapter seeks to contribute to the debate on tourism as empowerment, through the exploration of the life stories of two urban women who work as producers and vendors of handicraft pottery catering to domestic and international visitors in the 'Magical Town' of Metepec, in central Mexico. The...

Author(s)
Vizcaino Suárez, P.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786394422)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Trekking to women's empowerment: a case study of a female-operated travel company in Ladakh.

This chapter presents a case study of the Ladakhi Women Travel Company (LWTC), a travel agency based in Leh, India, which is owned and operated by Ladakhi women. A local female guide founded the LWTC in 2009 to give women in Ladakh the opportunity to participate in the traditionally male-dominated...

Author(s)
Caparrós, B. M.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786394422)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Women and tourism in the township: tourism for empowerment?

This chapter presents some of the photographs and stories shared by the members of a women's empowerment organization as part of a larger PhotoVoice study of the hosts' gaze in township tourism in South Africa. Viewed through the lens of feminist postcolonialism, the positive support for the...

Author(s)
Muldoon, M.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786394422)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for 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...

Author(s)
Hillman, W.; Radel, K.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786394422)
Type
Book chapter

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