The Role of Employment in the Sustainable Development Paradigm—The Local Tourism Labor Market in Small Island Developing States

@article{Shakeela2011TheRO,
  title={The Role of Employment in the Sustainable Development Paradigm—The Local Tourism Labor Market in Small Island Developing States},
  author={Aishath Shakeela and Lisa Ruhanen and Noreen Breakey},
  journal={Journal of Human Resources in Hospitality \& Tourism},
  year={2011},
  volume={10},
  pages={331 - 353}
}
Due to the numerous developmental constraints faced by many Small Island Developing States, these governments have promoted tourism in policy agendas on the grounds that it will enhance the lives of local people through the creation of employment and subsequent increase in income level. Using the case of the Maldives, this research explored the extent to which local employment is integrated in the sustainable development paradigm. The research indicates that the Maldivian tourism industry will… 

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