Agencia humana de las mujeres y autodeterminación en el desarrollo turístico guatemalteco

  • Lindsay Usher
  • Duarte B. Morais
Palabras clave: Desarrollo turístco, Agencia, Perspectiva de género, Guatemala, Cuerpo de Paz


El turismo es a menudo identificado como una estrategia para mejorar el bienestar de las comunidades y sus miembros más vulnerables - las mujeres y sus hijos. La capacidad de las mujeres para participar y beneficiarse del turismo está condicionada por los tradicionales roles de género y consiguientes desventajas educacionales. Los programas de desarrollo a menudo intentan mitigar estas disparidades. Este artículo examina la intervención de los Cuerpos de Paz como resultado de la mejora en el desarrollo humano y la autodeterminación de las mujeres indígenas Q’eqchi, en Alta Verapaz, Guatemala. El artículo trata los logros y deficiencias de esta intervención así como sus im- plicaciones prácticas y teóricas.

Biografía del autor/a

Lindsay Usher

Doctoral student of recreation, park and tourism management. 801 Ford, University Park, PA 16802. 814-867-1752   Fax 814-867-1751.

Duarte B. Morais

Associate Professor of Recreation, Park, and Tourism Management. Co-Director of Tourism Research Lab. 801 Ford, University Park, PA 16802. 814-865-5614 FAX.814-867-1751


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Cómo citar
Usher, L., & Morais, D. (2010). Agencia humana de las mujeres y autodeterminación en el desarrollo turístico guatemalteco. PASOS Revista De Turismo Y Patrimonio Cultural, 8(4), 507-518.