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Cover for Gender-based harassment in tourism academia: organizational collusion, coercion and compliance.

This chapter presents a critical synthesis of a range of literature from tourism studies, organization studies and the wider social sciences, and has two interrelated aims. First, to locate gender-based harassment (GBH) as an issue in the tourism academy and thereby de-isolate, empower and reassure ...

Author(s)
Finniear, J.; Morgan, N.; Chambers, D.; Munar, A. M.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243215)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Tourism and gender: embodiment, sensuality and experience.

This book seeks to advance feminist and gender tourism studies with its focus on embodiment. Broad themes include: the construction of narratives; how discourses of desire, sensuality and sexuality pervade the tourism experience; the use of the body to represent femininity, masculinity and...

Author(s)
Pritchard, A.; Morgan, N.; Ateljevic, I.; Harris, C.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932718)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Editors' introduction: tourism, gender, embodiment and experience.

This chapter examines today's gendered world and gendered academic collectives with the intention of better understanding the gendered power dynamics and discourses that shape tourism theory and practice.

Author(s)
Pritchard, A.; Morgan, N.; Ateljevic, I.; Harris, C.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932718)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Encountering scopophilia, sensuality and desire: engendering Tahiti.

Looking at Tahiti through the lens of photography and journalism in Condé Nast Traveller, this chapter analyses travel magazines as products of cultural discourses and inscriptions and suggests that their travel and fashion features should be seen as fellow-travelling discursive domains that set...

Author(s)
Pritchard, A.; Morgan, N.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932718)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Gendered tourism space: a South African perspective.

This chapter examines the manner in which spatiality is able to reproduce social relations of power and how the feminization of Africa, formerly constituted by colonialism and now disseminated by tourism, is maintained in The Lost City, a South African theme park.

Author(s)
Eeden, J. van
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932718)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for In search of lesbian space? The experience of Manchester's Gay Village.

This chapter begins by briefly discussing the sociocultural construction of gay space and the dynamics that underpin its emotional geography. It then presents a study conducted with lesbians in Manchester's Gay Village (UK), which focused on the difficult and complex interactions that characterize...

Author(s)
Pritchard, A.; Morgan, N.; Sedgley, D.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932718)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Ambivalent journeys: writing travel as the feminist stranger in <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Desert Places</i>.

The travel narrative Desert Places, by Robyn Davidson, is marked by the ceaseless movement between a love for, and hate of, India's otherness. This chapter engages with several key post-structuralist theorists in order to develop a means of analysing the universal journey of selfhood written...

Author(s)
Fullagar, S.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932718)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The emergence of the body in the holiday accounts of women and girls.

This chapter discusses a study employing the method of memory work, in which different-aged Australian women and girls wrote about, and collectively discussed, their good and bad holiday experiences. The study reveals the many ways in which the body was evident in their memories. The holiday was...

Author(s)
Small, J.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932718)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Life's a beach and then we diet: discourses of tourism and the 'beach body' in UK women's lifestyle magazines.

This chapter explores the potential connections between representations of tourism in UK women's 'lifestyle' magazines and body imagery. In theorizing the discussion of the links between tourism and body imagery, the chapter draws on the work of Foucault on the power-knowledge-sexuality triplex and ...

Author(s)
Jordan, F.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932718)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The sensual embodiment of Italian women.

This chapter focuses on the gendered perception of women in Italy. It explores the beach as a stage for 'tanning' performance, to study cultural issues of female body and identity in Italy. The chapter strives to portray the extent to which women's bodies reflect the pressures of their society, the ...

Author(s)
Abramovici, M.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932718)
Type
Book chapter

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