A political economy of Asian sex tourism

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Sex represents an important tourism attraction for many developing countries. Like all markets, however, sex tourism is both an economic and political phenomenon. It cannot exist without sources of demand, where these types of transactions are considered to be socially and politically legitimate. In the case of Japanese sex tourism to Thailand, the market has been rocked by the development of greater women's rights in Japan. This has shifted the economic constraints on Thai policymakers, who are now confronted with a lucrative demand source that is increasingly avoiding sex destinations. As social movements change Japanese consumer choices and investment strategies, they affect genderized notions of the masculine "high politics" of international finance and economic development.

元の言語English
ページ(範囲)367-384
ページ数18
ジャーナルAnnals of Tourism Research
22
発行部数2
DOI
出版物ステータスPublished - 1995
外部発表Yes

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tourism
Tourism
economics
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women's rights
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Social Movements
finance
Thailand
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politics
economic development
developing world
Japan
developing country
Asia
Political economy
Economics

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  • Tourism, Leisure and Hospitality Management
  • Development

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A political economy of Asian sex tourism. / Leheny, David.

:: Annals of Tourism Research, 巻 22, 番号 2, 1995, p. 367-384.

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