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C.B.N. Chin, Cruising in the global economy: profits, pleasure and work at sea. London: Routledge, 2008.

Chin examines the political-economic dimensions of cruise tourism and how the industry has managed to grow despite continuously negative press coverage regarding the effects of its increasingly global operations.

Stroma Cole and Nigel Morgan, eds., Tourism and Inequality: Problems and Prospects. Wallingford, UK and Cambridge, Mass.: CAB International, 2010..

Cole and Morgan present an intersectional analysis of the inequality that is central to global tourism. The authors question just how much social justice can be secured in the current industry and what can be done to further it.

Martin Mowforth and Ian Munt, Tourism and Sustainability: Development, globalisation and new tourism in the Third World. London: Routledge, 2015.

Mowforth and Munk examine the relationship of tourism to increasingly global inequality. They examine how newer, alternative forms of tourism relate to and address economic development and industrialisation in the Global South.

Fritz Pinnock,  Caribbean Cruise Tourism: Power Relations Among Stakeholders. Sunnyvale, California: LAP Lambert Academic Publishing, 2012.

Pinnock examines the exploitative relationship that cruise companies that operate in the Caribbean have to the countries in which they do business.

Luc Renauld,  “Reconsidering global mobility—distancing from mass cruise tourism in the aftermath of COVID-19,” Tourism Geographies 22, 3 (2020);;]

Renauld examines how countries that host cruise tourists can use the consequences of the pandemic to end mass global cruise tourism in favour of a local model.

Synnnott, Mark. The Third Pole: Mystery, Obsession and Death on Mount Everest. New York: Dutton, Penguin Random House, 2021.

Veteran climber Mark Synott’s account of his climb during 2019, “The Year Everest Broke.” His investigation into a lost 1924 expedition also examines the political-economic dimensions of the Everest tourism economy.

Williams, Stephen Wynn and Alan A. Lew. Tourism Geography: Critical Understandings of Place, Space and Experience, third edition. London: Routledge, 2014

The authors examine tourism’s relationship to globalization and increased mobility as one of the central sectors of post-industrial economies.