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Cover for The visitor: connecting health, wellbeing and the natural environment.

The focus of this chapter is to investigate the connection between health, wellbeing and the natural environment from a visitor point of view. Specifically, it puts the following research questions to the forefront: how can the connection between health, wellbeing and the natural environment be...

Author(s)
Hansen, A. S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391315)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Methods and approaches in the study of woodland history.

This chapter explores the wide range of methods and approaches to woodland history that have been used, with examples taken from across Europe. Interdisciplinary research undertaken by archaeologists, ecologists, geographers and historians is increasingly the norm and there has also been valuable...

Author(s)
Watkins, C.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643373)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Introduction.

This introductory chapter discusses the objective of the book entitled "Tourism and Visual Culture", and how it is organized. This book examines detailed methodological examples of visual concepts and their use in value in advancing knowledge and understanding of tourism beyond business and...

Author(s)
Burns, P. M.; Lester, J. A.; Bibbings, L.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936112)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Using photo-based interviews to reveal the significance of heritage buildings to cultural tourism experiences.

This chapter outlines and critically discusses the innovative qualitative research methods to examine tourists' experiences of the heritage buildings in Hawke's Bay, New Zealand. Heritage buildings are buildings that are regarded as representing shared roots and the origins of identities or...

Author(s)
Willson, G.; McIntosh, A.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935184)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for 'You can do anything in Goa, India.' a visual ethnography of tourism as neo-colonialism.

This chapter uses visual ethnography conducted in Goa to explore how western tourists, persuaded by fantasies created by hegemonic tourism narratives and of 'imperialist nostalgia', make tourism a new colonizer. Indeed, as the Lonely Planet guidebook describes, 'It's better in Goa!' This study also ...

Author(s)
Bandyopadhyay, R.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936112)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Integrating multiple research methods: a visual sociology approach to Venice.

This chapter documents and analyses the social practices and activities of tourists and the visual representations of Venice, Italy. A multiple-method approach, combining photographic and video fieldwork is conducted based on grounded theory with interviews with residents and tourists about the...

Author(s)
Parmeggiani, P.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936112)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Visual methodologies and photographic practices: encounters with Hadrian's Wall world heritage site.

This chapter discusses a typology of photographic approaches and practices that has been constructed as a result of this study. Owing to the individual and changing nature of experience, it is argued that a typology of tourists should not be created. This research, however, looks at how people...

Author(s)
Bell, V.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936112)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Using volunteer-employed photography: seeing St David's peninsula through the eyes of locals and tourists.

This article defines and discusses the strengths and limitations of volunteer-employed photography (VEP). VEP is one of a range of participatory research techniques which focus particularly on the visual dimension of a person's experience, be it of the place where they live or somewhere they are...

Author(s)
Balomenou, N.; Garrod, B.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936112)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Plant Sciences Reviews 2011.

Plant Sciences Reviews provides scientists and students in the field with timely analysis on key topics in current research. These chapters were originally published in CAB Reviews. This volume makes available in printed form the reviews in plant sciences published during 2011.

Author(s)
Hemming, D.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781780640150)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Seeing the sites: perceptions of London.

This chapter investigates the photographic images and texts provided by students in London. Using semiotics, it uses images to illustrate the connections and experiences of the city from individual respondents. The chapter describes the intricacies and nuances of peoples' engagement with the...

Author(s)
Stevenson, N.; Inskip, C.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935467)
Type
Book chapter

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