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Cover for Gender and rural migration in Mexico and the Caribbean.

This chapter compares how two opposing migration streams (tourist immigration and labour emigration) play out in two regions with very different histories of migration: the Caribbean islands and the Yucatan Peninsula in Mexico. The chapter demonstrates how rural migration may strengthen the...

Author(s)
Momsen, J.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646251)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Policies, migration and coffee cultivation in Vietnam's central highlands: a case study in Dak Lak province.

This chapter examines the growth of coffee cultivation in Dak Lak province, the economic efficiency and profitability of this crop, and the reasons for the uncontrolled growth of coffee cultivation. Also examined are the side effects of increased coffee production in Dak Lak, including immigration, ...

Author(s)
Truong Hong
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391797)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Multi-method research on ethnic cultural tourism in Australia.

This chapter discusses the methodological approaches appropriate for the study of 'ethnic cultural tourism', i.e. tourism that is related to the cultural diversity that accompanies immigration. The central research issue addressed in this chapter is: what methodologies and research methods and...

Author(s)
Collins, J.; Darcy, S.; Jordan, K.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935184)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for A new rural North Carolina: Latino place-making and community engagement.

This chapter explores the impacts of Latino settlement in rural North Carolina, examining changes in local immigrant settlement geography and place-making, with a focus on the reception and community development impacts of the newcomers. In this context, this chapter is focused on three...

Author(s)
Furuseth, O. J.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935818)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
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Cover for The next rural economies: constructing rural place in global economies.

This book underscores the extent to which different nations are confronting common challenges associated with the structural forces of globalization, while at the same time highlighting and comparing the context-specific nature of local and regional responses to rural change. Second, the book...

Author(s)
Halseth, G.; Markey, S.; Bruce, D.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935818)
Type
Book; Conference proceedings
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Telling tales of tourism: mobility, media and citizenship in the 2004 EU Enlargement.

This chapter argues that citizenship is a key, but routinely overlooked unifying conceptual framework in studies of tourism and other forms of mobility. The chapter explores how 'tourism', as an activity and as a concept, featured in wider public debates in Britain concerning migration, as a result ...

Author(s)
Coles, T.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934040)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Rural immigration and female employment.

This chapter provides a detailed discussion of the basic characteristics of farm family employment and of the relationships between immigrants' employment and changing gender work patterns in rural Greece. It starts with a short review of the literature regarding gender employment in family...

Author(s)
Papadopoulos, A. G.
ISBN
2006 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851990309)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The dynamics of the Washington farm labour market.

The Washington State (USA) farm labour market relies heavily on seasonal labour during peak harvest seasons. Employers argue that the seasonal labour market has tightened as a result of changes in immigration policy and economic conditions, yet they continue to increase the acreage of...

Author(s)
Thilmany, D.; Miller, M. D.
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996035)
Type
Book chapter

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