New Article: Tourism, Water and Gender

New Article: Tourism, Water and Gender

A fantastic new article by our Director Stroma Cole has been just been published and is currently available online. It’s a true international joint effort, with input from Stroma’s Indonesian PhD student, Yesaya Sandang, and international literature reviews conducted by Ernest Cañada Mullor from Albasud (Spanish) and Ma Yue (Chinese). The article presents an international review of literature about tourism and water based on literature published in English, Chinese and Spanish. In total 182 items are included in the review…

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Director’s blog – around the world in 3 conferences

Director’s blog – around the world in 3 conferences

Stroma Cole reports from her recent travels. If it seems like I‘ve been quiet for a while it’s because I’ve been busy! As part of my academic role I attended the Association of American Geographers (AAG) annual meeting in Washington D.C., where I presented my work on gender, tourism and water. This extended the work already published (Cole, S. 2017 Water worries: An intersectional feminist political ecology of tourism and water in Labuan Bajo, Indonesia, in Annals of Tourism Research.)…

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Water worries – research by Stroma Cole

Water worries – research by Stroma Cole

Stroma Cole recently presented her paper on intersectional feminist political ecology of tourism and water in Labuan Bajo, Indonesia at the 2017 Development Studies Association conference in Bradford, UK. Building on her numerous years of life and research in the country, she explores how tourism impacts the water resources of the region – and how these are, in turn, influenced by gendered socio-political dynamics. The analysis unpicks how patriarchal cultural norms, ethnicity, socio-economic status, life-stage and proximity to water sources…

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