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Cover for Understanding situations.

This chapter describes how veterinarians apply ethics and morals in their decision making for treating animal health cases.

ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789247206)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for One biology, ethics, sentience and sustainability.

This chapter discusses the concepts of one biology, sentience and animal protection, as well as ideas on genes, environment, ethics, attitudes to domestic and other animals, and on how to measure sustainability and number of domestic animals.

Author(s)
Broom, D. M.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789249835)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The elephant tourism business.

This book draws attention to the need for a comprehensive and rigorous focus on local solutions to improve the welfare of captive elephants, their mahouts and local residents, and to enhance tourists' experiences of elephant tourism. It achieves this by critically reviewing recent research into...

ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245868)
Type
Book
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Cover for Visitor expectations and behaviours at elephant camps.

This chapter explores how tourists 'gaze' at elephants at camps in Chiangmai, Thailand. Developing John Urry's (1990) concept of the tourist 'gaze', this chapter explores and explains different behaviours and perceptions of tourists who visit elephant camps in Chiangmai, and how elephant camps and...

Author(s)
Chotmanakul, S.; Ongkhluap, S.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245868)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Alternative forms of elephant tourism.

This chapter highlights the key welfare issues with regard to elephant attractions and presents the findings of a survey of tourists who have previously visited elephant attractions in Asia which aimed to find out more about their motivations, the activities they undertook, their experiences and...

Author(s)
Curtin, S.; Day, C.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245868)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Moral tensions for elephant visitors.

The study presented in this chapter examines visitor experiences at elephant sanctuaries in an era where animal ethics has taken centre stage. The study unpacks the moral tensions surrounding such attractions through analysis of social media comments by visitors. Based on this study a framework is...

Author(s)
Pabel, A.; Mkono, M.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245868)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The valuation of ethical encounters with elephants.

This chapter sheds light on recent successes and challenges in achieving ethical standards of operation in elephant sanctuaries in Thailand. It is argued that elephant welfare in these sanctuaries needs to be maintained on the basis of economic sustainability, and that the key to economic...

Author(s)
Cui QingMing; Xu HongGang
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245868)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Social media: a proxy voice for elephants.

This chapter focuses on social media roles and their impact on elephant tourism in Thailand. A preliminary analysis is presented of data gathered from digital platforms such as websites, blogs, Facebook, Instagram and Twitter using content analysis methods. Topics include the issue of unethical...

Author(s)
Pongponrat, K.; Chantradoan, N.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245868)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Tourists versus pilgrims: dichotomy of visits to Auschwitz-Birkenau.

This chapter explores how a recent upsurge in tourism at Auschwitz-Birkenau has produced a problematic and unhelpful distinction between two types of visitors to the site that supposedly sit at distinct ends of the ethical spectrum of worthiness. The 'pilgrim' and the 'tourist' are the two...

Author(s)
Dalton, D.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245653)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Disabled children as legitimate research participants: a topic omitted from tourism research?

This chapter discusses the need to respect and listen to the views of disabled children in general, and in relation to tourism specifically. It starts by defining the concept of voice and summarizes the broader debates and arguments regarding children's voice. The chapter then continues to cover...

Author(s)
Shiraani, F.; Carr, N.; Rutherford, G.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241211)
Type
Book chapter

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