Tourism and Inequality: Problems and Prospects

Tourism and Inequality: Problems and Prospects

by Stroma Cole, Nigel Morgan
     
 

ISBN-10: 1845936620

ISBN-13: 9781845936624

Pub. Date: 12/28/2010

Publisher: CAB International North America

Providing a synthesis of tourism as a source of injustice and as a means to address inequality throughout the world, this book addresses a wide range of interrelated forms of inequality and routes towards social justice. It includes relations of class, nation, ethnicity, race, gender, disability and age to social justice initiatives such as poverty alleviation, fair

Overview

Providing a synthesis of tourism as a source of injustice and as a means to address inequality throughout the world, this book addresses a wide range of interrelated forms of inequality and routes towards social justice. It includes relations of class, nation, ethnicity, race, gender, disability and age to social justice initiatives such as poverty alleviation, fair trade, ethics and human rights. It is a useful resource for students of tourism and tourism management, as well as industry professionals and policy makers.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781845936624
Publisher:
CAB International North America
Publication date:
12/28/2010
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 9.70(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Part I: Inequalities for consumers
1. Tourism, Disability and Mobility
2. Tourism and Visual Impairment
3. Equal Access for All? Regulative Mechanisms, Inequality and Tourism Mobility

Part II: Inequalities for producers
4. Sex Tourism and Inequalities
5. Access and Marginalisation in a Beach Enclave Resort
6. Fair Trade in Tourism - a Marketing Tool for Social Transformation?
7. Tourism and Human Rights

Part III: Prospects for reducing Inequalities
8. Social Tourism for Low-Income Groups: Benefits in a UK and Irish Context
9. Tourism and Welfare: Ethics, Responsibility and Well-being
10. Pro-Poor Tourism - Can Tourism Contribute to Poverty Reduction in Less Economically Developed Countries?
11. Urban Beaches as Social Tourism Installations: Case Studies of Paris Plage and Bristol Urban Beach
12. Justifying Tourism: Justice Through Tourism

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