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Cover for Conclusions: beyond empowerment.

This conclusion highlights the commonalities in the stories presented in this book about women's involvement in tourism development and women's empowerment. It also identifies some steps that could contribute towards a speedier, deeper change in gender relations. The chapter concludes by...

Author(s)
Cole, S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786394422)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
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
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Journeys of emancipation: disrupting poverty in Nepal.

This chapter provides an overview of the entrepreneurial roles in tourism played by women forming grassroots organizations within the developing economy of rural and remote Nepal. Their stories demonstrate their desire for emancipation from socially constructed power roles, through the disruption...

Author(s)
Hillman, W.; Radel, K.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786394422)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Women and tourism in the township: tourism for empowerment?

This chapter presents some of the photographs and stories shared by the members of a women's empowerment organization as part of a larger PhotoVoice study of the hosts' gaze in township tourism in South Africa. Viewed through the lens of feminist postcolonialism, the positive support for the...

Author(s)
Muldoon, M.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786394422)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Tourism as empowerment: women artisan's experiences in central Mexico.

This chapter seeks to contribute to the debate on tourism as empowerment, through the exploration of the life stories of two urban women who work as producers and vendors of handicraft pottery catering to domestic and international visitors in the 'Magical Town' of Metepec, in central Mexico. The...

Author(s)
Vizcaino Suárez, P.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786394422)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
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
CABI Book Info
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
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Access and marginalization in a beach enclave resort.

This chapter highlights some of the significant barriers that cause marginalization in a beach enclave resort in a less economically developed country (LEDC). Reasons for marginalization of the local business community and freedom of citizens to interact with the tourism industry are explained in...

Author(s)
Carlisle, S.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936624)
Type
Book chapter

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