Cruise ship squeeze : the new pirates of the seven seas (Book, 2005) [University of Maryland, College Park]
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Cruise ship squeeze : the new pirates of the seven seas

Author: Ross A Klein
Publisher: Gabriola Island, BC : New Society Publishers, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Modern pirates sail huge cruise ships from one port to another, offloading thousands of visitors a day. While the cruise industry rakes in billions of dollars a year, paying almost no income tax, the ports that ships visit are left with crumbs. It exploits workers onboard ships, uses graft from its deep war chests to shape political decisions and influence the media, and bullies administrations into accepting
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ross A Klein
ISBN: 086571522X 9780865715226
OCLC Number: 61526341
Description: viii, 311 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Cruise tourism arrives in North America --
I never saw a cruise line I didn't want to own --
Representation without taxation --
Cruising cash cows --
A game of divide and conquer --
Squeezing the last drop --
The art of greenwashing --
Paradise lost at sea --
Prospects for positive change.
Responsibility: Ross A. Klein.

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An expose of the injustices of cruise tourism, this book examines social and political action that has been directed toward the cruise industry, identifies key organisations and groups that have been  Read more...
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