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Cover for Designing experiences at holocaust memorial sites.

After situating Holocaust tourism in the context of dark tourism, principles of experience design are explained and discussed, including the progression of economic value, the Four Realms of Experience, and THEME. Examples are given from specific Holocaust tourism sites to further illustrate how...

Author(s)
Ward, P.; Hill, B.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241877)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The green cities movement: progress and future challenges.

This chapter is divided into three parts (topped and tailed by a prologue and an epilogue). Part 1 discusses the importance of language, and part 2 considers the green environment in its widest terms. Part 3, which is biased towards the role of the biological sciences, describes the future...

Author(s)
Kelcey, J. G.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242607)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for One health study designs.

This chapter focused on population-based quantitative One Health study designs with emphasis on planning of field studies. Selected examples on joint surveys, then on practical information for planning a field study design were presented. This chapter concludes on the advantages of One Health study ...

Author(s)
Schelling, E.; Hattendorf, J.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242577)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Behavioural principles of stockmanship and abattoir facility design.

This chapter presents guidelines on the concepts of stockmanship and abattoir facilities which includes: finding and removing visual and auditory distractions that cause animals to baulk, turn back, or refuse to move; understanding flight zone principles and point of balance when moving livestock;...

Author(s)
Grandin, T.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789240573)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Hospitality design and brand experience.

This chapter discusses how hospitality facilities attract consumers through inspiring and engaging spaces. Well-known tourism establishments now strive to provide individual experiences full of passion and authenticity. Researching the effects that desirable or pleasurable experiences have on...

Author(s)
Beka, R.; Adebayo, A. D.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242034)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Urban ecology: its nature and challenges.

Discussions on urban ecology, as provided in this book, provide information on many foundational elements and formative forces in action in urban environments. In addition, the information provided demonstrates the importance and implications of urbanization-induced changes to the interactions...

ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242607)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Herd management.

This chapter covers the design aspects of goat shelters that are easily affordable to rural farmers with low budgets. In addition, the plans for modernized farm facilities for larger sized goat flocks (e.g. milking parlours, kidding pens, quarantine pens, storage facilities, etc.) are presented.

Author(s)
Rout, P. K.; Kumar, A.; Behera, B. K.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789240139)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Managing the physical environment of the sacred tourist destination.

This chapter determines the influence of physical environment cues at the Mevlâna Museum at Konya in Turkey, in the context of religious tourism. For this case study four main aspects of the physical environment at the Mevlâna religious site were considered: (i) decoration; (ii) ambience; (iii)...

Author(s)
Güzel, Ö.; Șahİn, İ.; Yetİmoğlu, S.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394163)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Design of sheep yards and shearing sheds.

Proven designs are presented for races and yards for handling sheep. The bugle and D-yard designs take advantage of the natural tendency of sheep to go back to where they came from. The yard designs will also work well for goats. A single, easy-tobuild drafting (sorting) race is also included, as...

Author(s)
Barber, A.; Freeman, R. B.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786399151)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Transport of pigs.

Transport stress is both an animal welfare issue, resulting in animal losses and fatigued animals at slaughter, and a meat quality issue, resulting in carcass depreciation and meat quality defects. Both issues may result in significant economic losses for the industry. The welfare of pigs during...

Author(s)
Faucitano, L.; Lambooij, E.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786399151)
Type
Book chapter

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