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Cover for Social sustainability: what does it say to tourism employment?

This chapter discusses the context of tourism employment, the practice of sustainable human resource management (HRM), and the application of sustainable HRM in tourism. It is suggested that the successful implementation of sustainable HRM begins at the organizational level, while also recognizing...

Author(s)
Baum, T.; Mooney, S.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242812)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for 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...

Author(s)
Denız, A.; Kervankıran, İ.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243215)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Tourism and women's rights in Tunisia.

Drawing on interviews carried out with 15 women working in tourism, this chapter depicts an enduring ideology on what it means to be a woman in Tunisian society. Participants in the interviews talked about veiling practices and women's rights. It is argued that discourses on veiled women hinder the ...

Author(s)
Jeffrey, H.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786394422)
Type
Book chapter
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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
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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 Beyond economic development: can the arts lead communities out of poverty?

This chapter explores the potential of the arts to alleviate poverty in rural towns in the northeast of the USA. Four leaders in the rural cultural arts were interviewed in the autumn of 2015. Data from the interviews are presented according to four categories of arts-based strategies for economic...

Author(s)
Delconte, J.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390141)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Resilience and tourism in islands: insights from the Caribbean.

This chapter makes the case for the competitive advantage of small island economies as tourism destinations. It argues that the social and economic fabric of small island jurisdictions - which includes a canny disposition towards occupational multiplicity by the local labour force - breeds a form...

Author(s)
Alberts, A.; Baldacchino, G.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648330)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Cruise ship tourism in the Caribbean: the mess of mass tourism.

This chapter argues that, while employment benefits might be considerable, the financial returns from Caribbean cruise ship tourism are exaggerated, especially when one considers leakages from imports, the cost of new piers for ever-larger ships, and the use of private islands. The assessment...

Author(s)
Wilkinson, P.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648545)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Talent management and the cruise industry.

This chapter investigates talent management in the context of all cruise ship employment by referring to recent research looking at the perceptions of employers and employees. In the first section, a consideration of practice in relation to talent management is provided. This will show how current...

Author(s)
Gibson, P.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646084)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The tourism enterprises.

This chapter, drawing primarily on data from the Lake District National Park in Cumbria, presents findings on the tourism enterprises concerning their period of operation, length of ownership, annual turnover, and the profile of owners/managers with attention to their memberships in trade...

Author(s)
Leslie, D.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643564)
Type
Book chapter

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