Exploring women’s employment in tourism under state socialism: Experiences of tourism work in socialist Romania

This source preferred by Anya Chapman and Duncan Light

Authors: Dumbreaveanu, D., Light, D., Young, C. and Chapman, A.

http://eprints.bournemouth.ac.uk/24282/

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Journal: Tourist Studies

Volume: 16

Issue: 2

Pages: 151-169

Publisher: Sage

ISSN: 1468-7976

DOI: 10.1177/1468797615594747

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Authors: Dumbrăveanu, D., Light, D., Young, C. and Chapman, A.

http://eprints.bournemouth.ac.uk/24282/

Journal: Tourist Studies

Volume: 16

Issue: 2

Pages: 151-169

eISSN: 1741-3206

ISSN: 1468-7976

DOI: 10.1177/1468797615594747

© The Author(s) 2015. Recent academic debate into women’s experiences of tourism employment has emphasised the extremely heterogeneous nature of such work and the need for sensitivity to local political, economic, social and cultural contexts. This article focuses on one such context which has received little attention – state socialism – and we explore women’s experiences of tourism work in socialist Romania. Such work had characteristics in common with non-socialist contexts, but in other ways took a form which was distinctive to the socialist state. It was characterised by extensive training, good pay and opportunities for promotion (at least to middle management level). The socialist state also devised unique solutions to the problem of the seasonality of tourism work. However, women also faced extensive surveillance by the state’s security services and faced harsh penalties for under-performance.

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Authors: Dumbraveanu, D., Light, D., Young, C. and Chapman, A.

http://eprints.bournemouth.ac.uk/24282/

Journal: TOURIST STUDIES

Volume: 16

Issue: 2

Pages: 151-169

eISSN: 1741-3206

ISSN: 1468-7976

DOI: 10.1177/1468797615594747

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