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Cover for Local communities in and around World Heritage Sites.

The first part of this chapter looks at how the concepts of local communities and local people are defined as well as the role of tourism as a community development tool. The next section examines local people's attitudes towards tourism or changes initiated or facilitated by tourism in World...

Author(s)
Jimura, T.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392688)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Improved livelihoods - a case study from Asian Paints Limited.

Asian Paints Limited and International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) collaborated to improve rural livelihoods through integrated watershed development programme. Six villages in Patancheru mandal of Medak district, Telangana, India covering an area of 7143 ha were...

Author(s)
Patil, M. D.; Wani, S. P.; Garg, K. K.; Rajesh Nune
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786394514)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The role of land reform in rural development: promoting productivity or democracy?

This chapter uses the recent case of land reform in Scotland (in which large private estates are being transferred to community ownership) to reconsider the role of land reform in rural development and, more broadly, the role of property rights. In contrast to reforms that redistribute land (or...

Author(s)
Hoffman, M.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393647)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Empowerment of women and sustainable development in the 20th century: the Yoruba women example.

This chapter examines empowerment and sustainability through Yoruba women's professional pursuits in Nigeria. It analyses the manifestation of empowerment indices in the lives of women in education, health, business and other sectors. The impact and roles of women's professional pursuits to the...

Author(s)
Oladejo, M. T.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780646169)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Glocal networking for gender equality and sustainable livelihoods.

Applying a feminist political ecology framework, this chapter presents evidence of glocal networking among rural women from case studies in rural India, Tanzania and Italy. The three cases look at: gender and sustainable livelihoods in rural India; women mobilizing for sustainable community...

Author(s)
Harcourt, W.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646251)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Community gardens as urban social-ecological refuges in the Global North.

This chapter uses the lens of social-ecological resilience to understand community gardens in three very different locations, and how they may represent the rapidly growing community garden movement in different urban contexts in the Global North. The first case focuses on the burgeoning community...

Author(s)
Chan, J.; DuBois, B. B.; Nemec, K. T.; Francis, C. A.; Hoagland, K. D.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647326)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for North American urban agriculture: barriers and benefits.

This chapter examines the recent renaissance of urban agriculture in North America, asking whether this is leading to enduring landscapes and socio-economic changes or, like past movements, is transitory in nature. Recent North American urban agricultural movements began in the 1960s with the...

Author(s)
Gray, L.; Diekmann, L.; Algert, S.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647326)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Community tourism resilience: some applications of the scale, change and resilience (SCR) model.

This chapter discusses applications of the scale, change and resilience (SCR) model in tourism. The SCR model extends resilience theory by making it more practical and applied. It is solidly grounded in resilience thinking, incorporating essential concepts such as spatial and temporal scale, and...

Author(s)
Lew, A. A.; Wu TsungChiung; Ni ChinCheng; Ng, P. T.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648330)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Beyond economic development: can the arts lead communities out of poverty?

This chapter explores the potential of the arts to alleviate poverty in rural towns in the northeast of the USA. Four leaders in the rural cultural arts were interviewed in the autumn of 2015. Data from the interviews are presented according to four categories of arts-based strategies for economic...

Author(s)
Delconte, J.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390141)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Significant innovation in the development and provision of Heli-ski mountain experiences: the case of Mike Wiegele helicopter skiing.

This chapter discusses the progression of innovative and enterprising approaches to providing winter snow sports experiences. It provides insight into the development of a best-practice iconic tourism experience that started with strong emphasis on providing exceptional and personal customer...

Author(s)
Richins, H.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644608)
Type
Book chapter

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