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Tourism: Joyous Village Life

John A. Donaldson

in Small Works: Poverty and Economic Development in Southwestern China

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449680
eISBN:
9780801462771
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449680.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter first discusses the causal connection between tourism, economic growth, and poverty reduction, and briefly introduces the development of tourism in China. It then explores the volume, ... More


Selling the “Golden People”: Hawai‘i Tourism and the Commodification of Racial Tolerance

Sarah Miller-Davenport

in Gateway State: Hawai'i and the Cultural Transformation of American Empire

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780691181233
eISBN:
9780691185965
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691181233.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter studies the Hawaiʻi tourism industry's efforts to market Hawaiʻi as a multicultural paradise where positive racial experiences could be bought and sold. Although Hawaiʻi had long been a ... More


Tourism in Hawaii: An Overview

James Mak

in Developing a Dream Destination: Tourism and Tourism Policy Planning in Hawaii

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832438
eISBN:
9780824871802
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832438.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter provides an overview of the tourism industry in Hawaii. It discusses the history, visitor patterns, and the struggles the industry has faced over the years. Tourism, as it now exists in ... More


Introduction

Erica Lorraine Williams

in Sex Tourism in Bahia: Ambiguous Entanglements

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037931
eISBN:
9780252095191
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037931.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This book explores the cultural and sexual economies of tourism in the Brazilian state of Bahia, known as the “Black Mecca” of Brazil, in order to make sense of how racism, eroticization, and ... More


Working-Class Kings in Paradise: Coming to Terms with Sex Tourism

Erica Lorraine Williams

in Sex Tourism in Bahia: Ambiguous Entanglements

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037931
eISBN:
9780252095191
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037931.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter examines the parameters and structure of Salvador's sex tourism industry. Drawing on ethnographic interviews with tour guides and tourism industry workers, it explores the complexities ... More


Geographies of Blackness: Tourism and the Erotics of Black Culture in Salvador

Erica Lorraine Williams

in Sex Tourism in Bahia: Ambiguous Entanglements

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037931
eISBN:
9780252095191
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037931.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter explores the connections between the cultural and sexual politics of the transnational tourism industry in Salvador. It first provides an overview of sex tourism zones as well as zones ... More


Competitiveness and Sustainability of Tourism

Raimundo Soto

in The Economy of Dubai

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198758389
eISBN:
9780191818325
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198758389.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter evaluates the tourism industry in Dubai and identifies the key issues that would need addressing by policymakers to make tourism sustainable and more resilient to business fluctuations. ... More


The Modernization of Soviet Tourism

Diane P. Koenker

in Club Red: Vacation Travel and the Soviet Dream

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451539
eISBN:
9780801467738
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451539.003.0008
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter looks at the evolution of Soviet tourism into an industry in its own right, a response to models from abroad and to growing standards of living at home. Still a work in progress at the ... More


Containment and Good Neighbors: Tourism and Empire in 1930s Mexico

Dennis Merrill

in Negotiating Paradise: U.S. Tourism and Empire in Twentieth-Century Latin America

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832882
eISBN:
9781469605531
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807898635_merrill.6
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter chronicles the growth of the Mexican tourist industry during the 1930s and examines its impact on the everyday life of the empire. It examines how conflicting constructions of class, ... More


The Safe Bet: Batista's Cuba

Dennis Merrill

in Negotiating Paradise: U.S. Tourism and Empire in Twentieth-Century Latin America

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832882
eISBN:
9781469605531
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807898635_merrill.7
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter moves forward chronologically from the interwar era to the Cold War, and shifts location from postrevolutionary Mexico to prerevolutionary Cuba. It examines the return to power of Cuban ... More


Paradise Lost: Castro's Cuba

Dennis Merrill

in Negotiating Paradise: U.S. Tourism and Empire in Twentieth-Century Latin America

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832882
eISBN:
9781469605531
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807898635_merrill.8
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter examines the process by which North America's Cold War paradise in Cuba slipped away, carrying the story through the final days of the Batista dictatorship, when partying US tourists ... More


Sex Tourism in Bahia: Ambiguous Entanglements

Erica Lorraine Williams

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037931
eISBN:
9780252095191
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037931.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

For nearly a decade, Brazil has surpassed Thailand as the world's premier sex tourism destination. As the first full-length ethnography of sex tourism in Brazil, this pioneering study treats sex ... More


Economic History, 1830–19961

Derek Winterbottom

in The Modern Period 1830–1999: A New History of the Isle of Man Volume 5

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853237167
eISBN:
9781846313653
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853237167.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the economic history of the Isle of Man from 1830 to 1996, which, it explains, can be divided into five main phases. These include the period from 1830 to 1863, in which most of ... More


Global-Health Impact Labels

Nir Eyal

in Global Justice and Bioethics

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780195379907
eISBN:
9780190267711
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195379907.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter introduces the Global-Health Impact Labels (GHILs), which are a form of accreditation awarded to corporations that have made significant impact on global health. Though the idea is not ... More


Conclusion: The Specter of Sex Tourism in a Globalized World

Erica Lorraine Williams

in Sex Tourism in Bahia: Ambiguous Entanglements

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037931
eISBN:
9780252095191
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037931.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This book contributes to the anthropology of globalization by probing how people on the ground are negotiating global inequalities in their sexual practices and intimate lives. It has shown that, ... More


The Tourists’ River: Experiencing the Hudson Valley

David Schuyler

in Sanctified Landscape: Writers, Artists, and the Hudson River Valley, 1820-1909

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450808
eISBN:
9780801464232
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450808.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter discusses the development of tourism in the Hudson Valley. According to historian John Sears, there were three prerequisites for the emergence of tourism in nineteenth-century America: ... More


A Living Wage in Long Beach

Ray Brescia

in The Future of Change: How Technology Shapes Social Revolutions

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781501748110
eISBN:
9781501748134
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501748110.003.0009
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter describes a campaign to raise the minimum wage for hotel workers in Long Beach, California, exploring the deft use of the social change matrix to address income inequality in a way that ... More


Going Native

in From Squaw Tit to Whorehouse Meadow: How Maps Name, Claim, and Inflame

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226534657
eISBN:
9780226534640
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226534640.003.0005
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter presents the various controversies related to the restoring of native names. Changing the names of Devils Tower in Wyoming will not be easy as Plains American-Indian tribes have ... More


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