Patricia A. Adler

Patricia A. Adler is Professor of Sociology at the University of Colorado. She is co-author with Peter Adler of many titles including Peer Power: Preadolescent Culture and Identity and Backboards and Blackboards: College Athletes and Role Engulfment.

Paradise Laborers
Hotel Work in the Global Economy
Patricia A. Adler, Peter Adler, Peter H. Adler
Resorts have become important to American society and its economy; one in eight Americans is now employed by the tourism industry. Yet despite the ubiquity of hotels, little has been written about those who labor there. Drawing on eight years...





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