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Tourism Liberalization, Gender and the GATS

Document number
1420
Date
2002
Title
Tourism Liberalization, Gender and the GATS
Author/publisher
Mariama Williams, International Gender and Trade Network: Economic Literacy Series: General Agreement on Trade in Services
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Document type(s)
Research/Study/Analysis,
Summary
The paper gives some background on the political economy of tourism, including discussion on key issues which define tourism in developing countries such as economic development, equity, gender, formal and informal employment, sex tourism, and women's social and economic status and empowerment and influence, power and decision making.
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