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Gender, Work and Tourism

Medical


by
M Thea Sinclair (Editor) and M. Thea Sinclair (Editor)

Book Details

Format: EPUB

Page count: 256 pages

File size: 2.5 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


Gender, Work and Tourism examines the central role played by women in the tourism industry. It discusses the nature of their work and the ways in which tourism creates tensions between the attitude and conduct of tourists and the beliefs and behaviour of local women.

Among the areas explored are: the segmentation of tourism work in Northern Cyprus; women’s and men’s work in Bali and the division of social and political power; gendered tourism work in Mexico and the Philippines; material and ideological changes in sex tourism in South-East Asia and the exploitation of South-East Asian women in Japan.

Gender, Work and Tourism examines the central role played by women in the tourism industry. It discusses the nature of their work and the ways in which tourism creates tensions between the attitude and conduct of tourists and the beliefs and behaviour of local women.

Among the areas explored are: the segmentation of tourism work in Northern Cyprus; women’s and men’s work in Bali and the division of social and political power; gendered tourism work in Mexico and theā€¦ (more)

Gender, Work and Tourism examines the central role played by women in the tourism industry. It discusses the nature of their work and the ways in which tourism creates tensions between the attitude and conduct of tourists and the beliefs and behaviour of local women.

Among the areas explored are: the segmentation of tourism work in Northern Cyprus; women’s and men’s work in Bali and the division of social and political power; gendered tourism work in Mexico and the Philippines; material and ideological changes in sex tourism in South-East Asia and the exploitation of South-East Asian women in Japan.

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