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Cash water expenditures are associated with household water insecurity, food insecurity, and perceived stress in study sites across 20 low- and middle-income countries (2019)
Journal Article
Stoler, J., Pearson, A. L., Staddon, C., Wutich, A., Mack, E., Brewis, A., …Zinab, H. (in press). Cash water expenditures are associated with household water insecurity, food insecurity, and perceived stress in study sites across 20 low- and middle-income countries. Science of the Total Environment, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2019.135881

Billions of people globally, living with various degrees of water insecurity, obtain their household and drinking water from diverse sources that can absorb a disproportionate amount of a household's income. In theory, there are income and expenditur... Read More about Cash water expenditures are associated with household water insecurity, food insecurity, and perceived stress in study sites across 20 low- and middle-income countries.

No sustainability for tourism without gender equality (2019)
Journal Article
Alarcón, D. M., & Cole, S. (2019). No sustainability for tourism without gender equality. Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 27(7), 903-919. https://doi.org/10.1080/09669582.2019.1588283

This paper explores the interconnections between the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and tourism from a gender perspective. It is the first paper to take a critical analysis of how SDG 5 relates to tourism, and how tourism and gender equality in... Read More about No sustainability for tourism without gender equality.

Water worries: An intersectional feminist political ecology of tourism and water in Labuan Bajo, Indonesia (2017)
Journal Article
Cole, S. (2017). Water worries: An intersectional feminist political ecology of tourism and water in Labuan Bajo, Indonesia. Annals of Tourism Research, 67, 14-24. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.annals.2017.07.018

© 2017 Framed in feminist political ecology, this paper presents an intersectional analysis of the gender-water-tourism nexus. Based in an emergent tourism destination, Labuan Bajo, Indonesia, it goes beyond an analysis of how women bear the brunt of... Read More about Water worries: An intersectional feminist political ecology of tourism and water in Labuan Bajo, Indonesia.

Tourism and islandscapes: Cultural realignment, social-ecological resilience and change (2017)
Journal Article
Reeves, K. J., Cheer, J. M., Cole, S., & Kato, K. (2017). Tourism and islandscapes: Cultural realignment, social-ecological resilience and change. Shima, 11(1), 40-54. https://doi.org/10.21463/shima.11.1.07

If, as according to Robin (2015: online), "islands are idealised ecological worlds, the Edens of a fallen planet'", the rationale underpinning tourism expansion should acknowledge MacLeod's (2013) notion of "cultural realignment" that calls for optim... Read More about Tourism and islandscapes: Cultural realignment, social-ecological resilience and change.

A gendered political ecology of tourism and water (2016)
Book Chapter
Cole, S. (2016). A gendered political ecology of tourism and water. In E. Shelton,, R. Norum, A. Thompson, & M. Mostafanezhad, , (Eds.), Political Ecology of Tourism: Community, Power and the EnvironmentRoutledge

Book Chapter

Tourism and water inequity in Bali: A social-ecological systems analysis (2015)
Journal Article
Cole, S., & Browne, M. (2015). Tourism and water inequity in Bali: A social-ecological systems analysis. Human Ecology, 43(3), 439-450. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10745-015-9739-z

This paper is a social-ecological systems (SES) analysis of tourism and water inequity in Bali. It uses Elinor Ostrom’s SES model to look at the particular niche of Bali’s tourism and water nexus. Re-analysis of previous qualitative research revealed... Read More about Tourism and water inequity in Bali: A social-ecological systems analysis.

Towards a gendered political economy of water and tourism (2015)
Journal Article
Cole, S., & Ferguson, L. (2015). Towards a gendered political economy of water and tourism. Tourism Geographies, 17(4), 511-528. https://doi.org/10.1080/14616688.2015.1065509

In many holiday destinations, the tourism industry exerts an enormous strain on water supplies. This generates a range of social problems, not least because local inhabitants often have to compete with the tourism sector over the access, allocation a... Read More about Towards a gendered political economy of water and tourism.

Tourism and water: from stakeholders to rights holders, and what tourism businesses need to do (2014)
Journal Article
Cole, S. (2014). Tourism and water: from stakeholders to rights holders, and what tourism businesses need to do. Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 22(1), 89-106. https://doi.org/10.1080/09669582.2013.776062

Water is a human right and it is essential to sustain life and livelihoods, as well as the health and happiness of tourists. This paper examines a destination with ample rain, but rapid and unchecked tourism development: Bali, Indonesia. The mismanag... Read More about Tourism and water: from stakeholders to rights holders, and what tourism businesses need to do.

A political ecology of water equity and tourism. A Case Study From Bali. (2012)
Journal Article
Cole, S. (2012). A political ecology of water equity and tourism. A Case Study From Bali. Annals of Tourism Research, 39(2), 1221-1241. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.annals.2012.01.003

Many island destinations are struggling with tourism's water demands. A political ecology approach is used to understand how social power and ecology come together and result in inequitable and unsustainable water distribution on the island of Bali.... Read More about A political ecology of water equity and tourism. A Case Study From Bali..

A political ecology of water equity and tourism. A case study from Bali (2012)
Journal Article
Cole, S. (2012). A political ecology of water equity and tourism. A case study from Bali. Annals of Tourism Research, 39(2), 1221-1241. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.annals.2012.01.003

Abstract: Many island destinations are struggling with tourism’s water demands. A political ecology approach is used to understand how social power and ecology come together and result in inequitable and unsustainable water distribution on the islan... Read More about A political ecology of water equity and tourism. A case study from Bali.

Tourism and human rights (2010)
Book Chapter
Cole, S., & Eriksson, J. (2010). Tourism and human rights. In S. Cole, & N. Morgan (Eds.), Tourism and Inequality: Problems and ProspectsCABI

Introduction: tourism and inequalities (2010)
Book Chapter
Cole, S., & Morgan, N. (2010). Introduction: tourism and inequalities. In S. Cole, & N. Morgan (Eds.), Tourism and Inequality: Problems and Prospects, xvii-xxv. CABI

Beyond authenticity and commodification (2007)
Journal Article
Cole, S. (2007). Beyond authenticity and commodification. Annals of Tourism Research, 34(4), 943-960. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.annals.2007.05.004

Authenticity and commodification are central to academic debates in tourism. Previous analyses suggest that the commercialization of local identities leads to negative consequences. Based on a long-term study in Eastern Indonesia, this paper examines... Read More about Beyond authenticity and commodification.

Implementing and evaluating a code of conduct for visitors (2007)
Journal Article
Cole, S. (2007). Implementing and evaluating a code of conduct for visitors. Tourism Management, 28(2), 443-451. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tourman.2006.03.010

Codes of conduct have been produced for tourists to educate them about societies they visit, and how to behave without causing offence. While numerous codes of conduct have been developed, very little research has been carried out to evaluate their e... Read More about Implementing and evaluating a code of conduct for visitors.