Tourism and Inequality: Problems and Prospects

Cole, S. and Morgan, N. (ed.) 2010. Tourism and Inequality: Problems and Prospects. CABI Publishing.

TitleTourism and Inequality: Problems and Prospects
EditorsCole, S. and Morgan, N.

Tourism has long been considered a source of social inequality, and as the industry continues to expand rapidly there is an increasing need for a better understanding of its consequences. Providing a synthesis of tourism as a source of injustice, Tourism and Inequality addresses a wide range of interrelated forms of inequality, investigating its association with class, nation, ethnicity, race, gender, disability and age. Chapters examine routes towards social justice and initiatives that aim to advance poverty alleviation, fair trade, ethics and human rights. The analysis of a wide variety of case studies from around the world allows an exploration into the ways that tourism can be used positively to alleviate the impacts of social injustice. Providing a unique multidisciplinary perspective, the authors aim to lead the way towards a more socially responsible future for tourism practise.

PublisherCABI Publishing
Publication dates
Published01 Nov 2010

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