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The Household Water Insecurity Experiences (HWISE) Scale: Comparison scores from 27 sites in 22 countries (2021)
Journal Article
Stoler, J., Miller, J. D., Adams, E. A., Ahmed, F., Alexander, M., Asiki, G., …Young, S. L. (2021). The Household Water Insecurity Experiences (HWISE) Scale: Comparison scores from 27 sites in 22 countries. Journal of Water, Sanitation and Hygiene for Development, 11(6), 1102-1110. https://doi.org/10.2166/washdev.2021.108

Household survey data from 27 sites in 22 countries were collected in 2017–2018 in order to construct and validate a cross-cultural household-level water insecurity scale. The resultant Household Water Insecurity Experiences (HWISE) scale presents a... Read More about The Household Water Insecurity Experiences (HWISE) Scale: Comparison scores from 27 sites in 22 countries.

Airbnb – another argument for a revised, not compromised, spatial management approach (2021)
Journal Article
Sheppard, A., West, H., Cole, S., Gopinath, D., & Sonjak, M. (2021). Airbnb – another argument for a revised, not compromised, spatial management approach. Town and Country Planning -London- Town and Country Planning Association-, 90(5/6), 160-165

Adam Sheppard, Harry West, Stroma Cole, Deepak Gopinath and Mojca Sonjak outline the findings of research on the extent, distribution and impact of Airbnb short-term letting in Bristol, and on whether regulatory intervention is required.

Household water insecurity will complicate the ongoing COVID-19 response: Evidence from 29 sites in 23 low- and middle-income countries (2021)
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Stoler, J., Miller, J. D., Brewis, A., Freeman, M. C., Harris, L. M., Jepson, W., …Tutu, R. (2021). Household water insecurity will complicate the ongoing COVID-19 response: Evidence from 29 sites in 23 low- and middle-income countries. International Journal of Hygiene and Environmental Health, 234, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijheh.2021.113715

In March 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) issued a set of public guidelines for Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) prevention measures that highlighted handwashing, physical distancing, and household cleaning. These health behaviors are sev... Read More about Household water insecurity will complicate the ongoing COVID-19 response: Evidence from 29 sites in 23 low- and middle-income countries.

“Tourism, water, and gender”—An international review of an unexplored nexus (2020)
Journal Article
Cole, S. K. G., Mullor, E. C., Ma, Y., & Sandang, Y. (2020). “Tourism, water, and gender”—An international review of an unexplored nexus. Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Water, 7(4), https://doi.org/10.1002/wat2.1442

This international literature review of the tourism–water nexus identifies a gender gap. Tourism development can affect water supply both quantitatively and qualitatively. Many regions will face considerable problems of water availability and quality... Read More about “Tourism, water, and gender”—An international review of an unexplored nexus.

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)
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Stoler, J., Pearson, A. L., Staddon, C., Wutich, A., Mack, E., Brewis, A., …Zinab, H. (2020). 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, 716, 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.

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.