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Cover for Socio-demographic variables associated with tourism, leisure, and ageing.

This chapter (i) determines whether an older traveller's 'age' is important in leisure and tourism research; (ii) discusses the differences between chronological age and subjective age; (iii) examines socio-demographic variables such as gender, income, and education to determine their effect on the ...

Author(s)
Patterson, I.
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390943)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The political mediation of indigenous land conflicts in Argentina.

This chapter focuses on indigenous land struggles in northwestern Argentina. The three neighbouring provinces of Tucumán, Salta and Catamarca are surprisingly similar in their geography, political economy and their relative levels of human development. At the same time, the provinces vary...

Author(s)
Hau, M. vom
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393647)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Policy and planning for particular groups.

This chapter is concerned with social groups and their involvement with leisure, sport and tourism. Four perspectives for viewing the needs and demands of different social groups are discussed: a welfare perspective; a human and citizens' rights perspective; a market perspective; and a diversity...

Author(s)
Veal, A. J.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648033)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Multi-ethnic food in the mono-ethnic city: tourism, gastronomy and identity in central Warsaw.

This chapter explores how global trends in multi-ethnic food are articulated in the mono-ethnic city of Warsaw, Poland. Taking the city's central borough, Śródmieście, as a case study, the chapter discusses the importance of ethnic gastronomy in 'globalising' the local population. Up to 31% of...

Author(s)
Derek, M.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647616)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Bio-behavioral and psychosocial influences on food selection.

This book chapter explores how major biological variables such as sex, age, genetic background, and disease influence the nutrition-behaviour paradigm. A specific section of the chapter features hedonic reactions to foods; in addition, the chapter specifically discusses genetic taste...

Author(s)
Worobey, J.; Tapper, B. J.; Kanarek, R.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644448)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The Halifax Greek fest: the social and cultural significance of hosting a festival for the Halifax Greek community and Halifax society.

This chapter examines the significance of ethnocultural festivals for the Halifax Greek community in Nova Scotia, Canada. The Greek Fest is examined in order to reach an understanding of how its organization and management go beyond the economic concerns emphasized by community members, and affect...

Author(s)
Alexandrou, P.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643526)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Epidemiology of pandemic influenza A(H1N1)pdm09.

This chapter describes the epidemiology of influenza A(H1N1)pdm09 pandemic considering time, place and person characteristics (age, sex, serology/immunity, socioeconomic status, ethnicity, clinical attack rates and basic reproduction number). The related hospitalization and mortality, critical care ...

Author(s)
McMenamin, J.; Van-Tam, J.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938567)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Tourism which erases borders: an introspection into Bosnia and Herzegovina.

This chapter deals with the newly constructed internal political 'borders' of Bosnia and Herzegovina (B&H), which divide B&H citizens by their ethnic background, thus recreating the unfinished discourse of a national identity. It considers tourism as the discourse under which the importance ...

Author(s)
Causevic, S.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936778)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Policy and planning for particular groups.

This chapter discusses leisure, sport and tourism planning and policy for social groups defined by: gender; ethnicity; disability; income; and age-children, youth and the elderly.

Author(s)
Veal, A. J.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935238)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Cultural tourism research methods.

This book discusses various quantitative and qualitative methods in cultural tourism research. The book consists of 17 articles on the traditional quantitative approach, methodological triangulation, application of the grounded theory, visual methods, grand tour approach, collage technique,...

Author(s)
Richards, G.; Munsters, W.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935184)
Type
Book

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