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Background: Gender equality is a significant determinant of the health and national development of a country. As future leaders, undergraduates need sufficient knowledge and favorable attitudes towards gender equality, to enable gender-equitable socio-economic decision-making. Objectives: This...

Author(s)
Vidanapathirana, M. N.; Varothayan, S.; Vilochani, D. C.; Wangmo, C.; Jayakody, H.
Publisher
University of Colombo, Colombo, Sri Lanka
Citation
Ceylon Journal of Medical Science, 2017, 54, 1, pp 35-43
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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
Abstract

This paper studies the gender gap in sport event attendance - characterized by higher male and lower female participation - using a macro-sociological and cross-national comparative approach. We argue that because gender is produced and justified in the realm of sport, gender gaps in sport event...

Author(s)
Lagaert, S.; Roose, H.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
International Review for the Sociology of Sport, 2018, 53, 5, pp 533-549
Abstract

Since 2000, the Swedish Film Institute has been tasked with increasing gender equality by distributing commissioner support more equally between women and men. While this has resulted in an increase in the number of women behind the camera, this study shows that the implementation has been hampered ...

Author(s)
Jansson, M.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
International Journal of Cultural Policy, 2019, 25, 2, pp 218-231
Abstract

Sport is often described as a field containing competitive and hierarchy shaping activities. However, in Sweden and elsewhere, this field is also permeated by democratic principles where, for example, everybody has the right to participate in children's and youth sports regardless of gender,...

Author(s)
Alsarve, D.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Sport, Education and Society, 2018, 23, 9, pp 840-852
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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 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
Abstract

Guided by the role congruity theory (RCT), this paper examines the mismatch in female-leader role stereotypes and how this mismatch may lead to prejudicial evaluations against female leaders. It also tests how gender equality practices and leadership development programmes (LDPs) may mitigate...

Author(s)
Koburtay, T.; Jawad Syed
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2019, 27, 1, pp 52-73
Abstract

This section on women in sport looks at how the International Olympic Committee is advancing gender equality on and off the field of play, as well as the role of sport in enhancing women's lives around the world.

Publisher
Comité International Olympique (International Olympic Committee), Lausanne, Switzerland
Citation
Olympic Review, 2019, No.110, pp 26-49
Abstract

This preparatory World Bank paper on tourism and gender explains the rationale for integrating a gender lens into tourism development projects. It also includes a set of resources designed to help development professionals and project managers get started and find necessary data. This paper paves...

Publisher
International Finance Corporation, World Bank Group, Washington, D.C., USA
Citation
Women and tourism: designing for inclusion, 2017, pp 36 pp.

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