Gender, Work and Tourism

Hardcover | February 12, 1997

EditorM Thea Sinclair, M. Thea Sinclair

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Gender, Work and Tourismexamines the central role played by women in the tourism industry. It discusses the nature of their work and the ways in which tourism creates tensions between the attitude and conduct of tourists and the beliefs and behaviour of local women.
Among the areas explored are: the segmentation of tourism work in Northern Cyprus; women's and men's work in Bali and the division of social and political power; gendered tourism work in Mexico and the Philippines; material and ideological changes in sex tourism in South-East Asia and the exploitation of South-East Asian women in Japan.

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Gender, Work and Tourismexamines the central role played by women in the tourism industry. It discusses the nature of their work and the ways in which tourism creates tensions between the attitude and conduct of tourists and the beliefs and behaviour of local women.Among the areas explored are: the segmentation of tourism work in North...

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Tourism is one of the most important economic activities in the world, employing large numbers of women in industrialized and developing countries. Gender, Work and Tourism examines the central role played by women in tourism. It discusses the nature of their work and the ways in which tourism creates tensions between the attitude and ...

Thea Sinclairis Senior Lecturer in Economics and Director of the Tourism Research Centre at the University of Kent

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:256 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 1 inPublished:February 12, 1997Publisher:Taylor and Francis

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:041510985X

ISBN - 13:9780415109857

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