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https://mysite.uwe.ac.uk/UWE.aspx?accountname=CAMPUS%5Cs9%2Dcole Dr Stroma Cole is a senior lecturer in tourism geography at the University of the West of England. Stroma combines her academic career with action research and consultancy, most recently looking at tourism and water inequality in Labuan Bajo Indonesia; Tamarindo, Costa Rica; Kerala, India; and Bali, Indonesia. She has undertaken a qualitative evaluation of post Tsunami work in Sumatra for the UNDP, and community based tourism research and training for the FCO in Mexico and for the EU in Rwanda. She was the Chair of Tourism Concern (2007-2011), a charity promoting ethical tourism. She is now a director of Equality in Tourism.
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Qualitative research into the impacts of tourism water use on local women in Indonesia, Costa Rica and India Working with Hotels to reduce water use Working with destination communities to understand their rights in relation to water use. Publishing on the Political Ecology of water, gender and tourism: Cole, S. 2016 A Gendered Political Ecology of Tourism and Water. In Mary Mostafanezhad, Roger Norum, Eric Shelton, Anna Thompson (eds) Political Ecology of Tourism: Community, Power and the Environment. New York and London: Routledge https://www.routledge.com/products/9781138859449 Cole, S. and Marta Ica Tulis (2016) For the Worry of Water: Water, Women and Tourism in Labuan Bajo. Initial Policy Paper http://equalityintourism.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/Stroma-For-the-worry-of-water-Final.pdf Cole, S. and Ferguson, L. 2015 Towards a gendered political economy of water and tourism. Tourism Geographies 17 (4). pp. 511-528. It is available at: http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/14616688.2015.1065509. Cole, S. and Browne, M. 2015 Tourism and Water Inequity in Bali: A Social-Ecological Systems Analysis Human Ecology: Volume 43, Issue 3 (2015), Page 439-450 http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10745-015-9739-z