Cruising in the Global Economy: Profits, Pleasure and Work at Sea

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Ashgate Publishing, Ltd., 2008 - Political Science - 184 pages
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This interdisciplinary analysis of the business of cruise tourism elicits an examination of states' relationship to the maritime regulatory structure governing ship ownership, management and operations; cruise lines' business strategies; and changing leisure consumption patterns and meanings.
 

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Contents

SovereigntyforLease in the Maritime World
31
Political Economy of Pleasure Production
53
Consumption of Deep Ocean Pleasure Cruising
81
Foreign Migrant Labour on Cruise Ships
111
Navigating Morality in and for the TwentyFirst Century
145
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Christine B.N. Chin is Associate Professor of International Relations in the School of International Service, American University, USA.

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