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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 ...


Chapter 5 (Page no: 65)

Labour force participation and violence: a study of female tourism workers in Turkey.

This chapter explores the gendered structure of employment in the Turkish hotel sector in Antalya. This research not only demonstrates the existence of gender discrimination in the tourism industry and violence against women, but also demonstrates its multiple dimensions. Individual, social, and organizational factors are effective in creating barriers for female employees in tourism. Although similar examples in different countries are available the fact that violence against women is perceived as acceptable behaviour in the context of Turkey brings about the increase in violence against women in working life.

Other chapters from this book

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: 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.

Chapter details

  • Author Affiliation
  • Ankara University, Ankara, Turkey.
  • Year of Publication
  • 2020
  • ISBN
  • 9781789243215
  • Record Number
  • 20203367729