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Tourism and gender-based violence: challenging inequalities.

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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 physical, sexual, emotional or socio-economic abuse. The book adopts a multidisciplinary perspective in its critical examination of the theoretical landscape of GBV, and its engagement with case studies on GBV and sexual harassment. It draws on feminist, intersectional and post-colonial frameworks, bringing together contributions from academics and practitioners across the globe. The 12 chapters are presented as small collections linked by theme and divided by profiles of organizations and initiatives that are attempting to tackle GBV in the tourism industry and beyond. This book aims to provide a platform for these groups to emphasize the positive movements and initiatives in the field.


Book Chapters

Chapter: 1 (Page no: 1) Introducing critical debates on gender-based violence in tourism. Author(s): Eger, C. Vizcaino, P. Jeffrey, H.
Chapter: 2 (Page no: 14) Gender-based violence: a systematic literature review of causes and intersections with tourism. Author(s): Koppa, E. W. Duffy, L. N.
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 30) Gender-based harassment in tourism academia: organizational collusion, coercion and compliance. Author(s): Finniear, J. Morgan, N. Chambers, D. Munar, A. M.
Chapter: 4 (Page no: 48) The silenced phenomenon: sexual harassment in the hospitality and tourism workplace. Author(s): Vizcaino, P. Jeffrey, H. Eger, C. Turkoglu, H.
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 65) Labour force participation and violence: a study of female tourism workers in Turkey. Author(s): Denız, A. Kervankıran, İ.
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 80) Sexual harassment and wellbeing in tourism workplaces: the perspectives of female tour guides. Author(s): Alrawadıeh, Z. Alrawadıeh, D. D.
Chapter: 7 (Page no: 95) Trafficking in human beings in the tourism industry: trends and approaches. Author(s): Kyriazi, T.
Chapter: 8 (Page no: 113) Embodying gender and risk: mountain bike tourism in Mexico. Author(s): Díaz-Carrión, I. A.
Chapter: 9 (Page no: 128) An autoethnography of respectful tourism: the double-bind of a female traveller in Morocco. Author(s): Stephens, S.
Chapter: 10 (Page no: 144) 'Danger Men' - effects of a post-male chauvinism campaign aimed at tourists in Spain. Author(s): Rodríguez-Darias, A. Aguilera-Ávila, L.
Chapter: 11 (Page no: 159) #MeToo: a feminist hashtag analysis of gender-based violence against solo female travellers. Author(s): Yang ChiaoLing [Yang, C. L. E.] Chen YaXin Ho ChingHua
Chapter: 12 (Page no: 175) Conclusion. Author(s): Jeffrey, H. Vizcaino, P. Eger, C.

Book details

  • Author Affiliation
  • Bournemouth University, Fern Barrow, Wallisdown, Poole BH12 5BB, UK.
  • Year of Publication
  • 2020
  • ISBN
  • 9781789243215
  • Record Number
  • 20203367724