Armstrong, Karen. Women, tourism, politics

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Title: Women, tourism, politics

Published in: Anthropological quarterly -- Vol. 50

Published By: Anthropological quarterly -- Vol. 50 1977. 135-145 p.

By line: [by] Karen Armstrong

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: HRAF, 1995. Computer File

Culture: Highland Scots (ES10)

Subjects: Marine industries (228); Income and demand (434); Travel services (485); Sodalities (575); Gender status (562); Ingroup antagonisms (578); Community structure (621); Pressure politics (664); Cosmology (772);

Abstract: This is a study of a women's voluntary association in the village of 'Kilmory' (a pseudonym) in the southwestern Highlands. Armstrong's thesis is that the Women's Rural Institute (WRI), with its interest in developing tourism as a catalyst, has functioned to organize women to demand political recognition.

Document Number: 20

Document ID: es10-020

Document Type: Journal Article

Language: English

Note: Bibliography: p. 144-B

Field Date: 1972-1976

Evaluation: Ethnologist-5

Analyst: Marlene Martin ; Michael Marcus

Coverage Date: not specified

Coverage Place: Village of 'Kilmory' (pseudonym), Scotland

LCSH: Highlands (Scotland)


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