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Cruising in the Global Economy: Profits, Pleasure and Work at Sea - The International Political Economy of New Regionalisms Series (Hardback)
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Cruising in the Global Economy: Profits, Pleasure and Work at Sea - The International Political Economy of New Regionalisms Series (Hardback)

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Hardback 198 Pages / Published: 22/05/2008
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The business of cruise tourism in recent years has commanded news media attention especially on issues of environmental pollution, passenger safety and worker rights, yet consumer interest in cruise vacations has not been adversely affected by negative publicity and it continues to grow at an average of 8-9% per annum. This unique mode of business focusing on the production and consumption of pleasure at sea and on land offers us an unprecedented opportunity to analyze the manner in which ongoing economic restructuring processes to bring about free markets in goods, services and labour can and does involve both life on land and at sea. This interdisciplinary analysis elicits an examination of states' relationship to the maritime regulatory structure governing ship ownership, management and operations, cruise lines' business strategies, development of port communities to capture cruise-related revenue, changing leisure consumption patterns and meanings, and the employment of foreign migrant workers as seafarers.

Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
ISBN: 9780754672425
Number of pages: 198
Weight: 508 g
Dimensions: 235 x 159 mm

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