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The SAGE Handbook of Tourism Management is a critical, state-of-the-art and authoritative review of tourism management, written by leading international thinkers and academics in the field. With a strong focus on applications of theories and concepts to tourism, the chapters in this volume are framed as critical synoptic pieces covering key developments, current issues and debates, and emerging trends and future considerations for the field. Part One: Approaching Tourism Part Two: Destination Applications Part Three: Marketing Applications Part Four: Tourism Product Markets Part Five: Technological Applications Part Six: Environmental Applications This handbook offers a fresh, contemporary and definitive look at tourism management, making it an essential resource for academics, researchers and students.

Tourism Gender Studies
Tourism Gender Studies
Catheryn Khoo-Lattimore Elaine Ling Chiao Yang
Introduction: Tourism as a Gendered Space

From a historical perspective, tourism has a masculine origin. When the term, ‘tourist’ began to emerge and gained popularity in the mid-eighteenth century, it referred to a person, normally male, who explored the exotic foreign lands, and in some instances foreign women, for pleasure and excitement (Enloe, 1989; Graburn and Jafari, 1991). The notion of ‘tourist’ has now become more inclusive as women account for half of the general travel market and even more in some niche markets (Harris and Wilson, 2007). The contemporary tourism space, however, is still highly gendered and sexualised (Pritchard and Morgan, 2000). This is ...

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