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Cover for Sustainable diets: social and cultural perspectives.

The incorporation of sustainability issues into the international agri-food and nutritional agenda has been increasingly discussed over the last decades. In this framework, anthropological concerns with food and nutrition have increased greatly in the last five decades, and the development has been ...

Author(s)
Medina, F. X.; Aguilar, A.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392848)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Children's processions to Glasnevin: contestation, education, recreation.

Throughout the ages children participated in processions which were an integrated element of pilgrimage. Some processions included children as part of the general population of participants or spectators while other pilgrimage processions were designed specifically for them. Drawing on insights...

Author(s)
Keely, V.
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394996)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Continuity from local cult to 'accepted' ritual.

This chapter analyses the cult of the Madonna of Alno in Canzano, a rural town in the province of Teramo, Abruzzo (Italy), through an interpretation inspired by European religious ethnology and the anthropology of Christianity. An historical examination of this local cult reveals the complexity of...

Author(s)
Spitilli, G.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392527)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The anthropology of tourism.

The anthropology of tourism has developed what may be classified as its own tradition, which does not coincide with the times and nexuses of the disciplinary traditions (anthropology and tourism) to which it is related. This tradition is described in this chapter, eventually reclaiming its...

Author(s)
Lohmann, G.; Panosso Netto, A.; Neves, S. C.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647159)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Travel and/or pilgrimage - both sacred journeys: an atheist's attempt at inquiry and introspection.

This chapter begins by recognizing the many modes of pilgrimage and then discusses how religious and non-religious pilgrimage may have been (incorrectly) pitted against each other, and ends by proposing the creation of synonymy: of pilgrimage and travel being one and the same. The chapter discusses ...

Author(s)
Chadwick Co Sy Su
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393265)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Codification of customary communal tenure of upland shifting cultivation communities in Myanmar.

This chapter is based on an anthropological land-governance study and action research conducted among upland communities in northern Chin state (Hakha township) and northern Shan state (Lashio township) in Myanmar in 2013 and 2014, in order to understand the communal tenure of their shifting...

Author(s)
Andersen, K. E.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391797)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Planetary health: human health in an era of global environmental change.

Planetary Health - the idea that human health and the health of the environment are inextricably linked - encourages the preservation and sustainability of natural systems for the benefit of human health. Drawing from disciplines such as public health, environmental science, evolutionary...

Author(s)
Cole, J.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241648)
Type
Book
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Cover for Global health research in an unequal world: ethics case studies from Africa.

This book is a collection of fictionalised case studies of everyday ethical dilemmas and challenges, encountered in the process of conducting global health research in places where the effects of global, political and economic inequality are particularly evident. It is a training tool to fill the...

Author(s)
Aellah, G.; Chantler, T.; Geissler, P. W.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390042)
Type
Book
Full TextCABI Book Chapter InfoOpen Access
Cover for Do anthropologists know best?: relationships between social scientists and medical researchers.

This chapter presents a case study designed for readers to reflect on the critical role, and limitations and responsibilities, of social scientists involved in medical research. The chapter includes an introductory sheet with guidelines for the training facilitator, followed by a handout containing ...

Author(s)
Aellah, G.; Chantler, T.; Geissler, P. W.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390042)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for From disaster to religiosity: República de Cromañón, Buenos Aires, Argentina.

This chapter focuses on the form of tourism that emerged at the site of República de Cromañón, a classic nightclub in Buenos Aires where a tragic fire killed a large group of attendees in 2004. The chapter examines the anthropological roots of pilgrimage tourism as well as the connection between...

Author(s)
Korstanje, M. E.; Skoll, G.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645230)
Type
Book chapter

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