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Cover for Protecting intellectual property.

Technological innovations are important for driving economic growth and maintaining industrial competitiveness. They also can yield societal benefits, be favourable for the environment, and improve the human condition. This chapter describes the need for and the ways in which innovations such as...

Author(s)
Meilan, R.; Grant, K.; Shier, V.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643502)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The problems with well-being terminology.

In this chapter, previous studies on the similarities and differences between well-being concepts in animals are presented. The reviews were based on the following concepts: individual's perspective and perception; philosophical frameworks; a balance of pleasant versus unpleasant affect; bipolar...

Author(s)
McMillan, F. D.; Yeates, J. W.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393401)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Subjective well-being, happiness, and personality in animals.

In this chapter, the authors evaluates a subset of the evidence that our perceptions of animal happiness are accurate and that the 'happiness' that we see in other animals is much like the happiness that we see in other humans or experience ourselves. This evidence consists of work on the...

Author(s)
Weiss, A.; Robinson, L. M.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393401)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Fostering mental and behavioral wellness during upbringing and throughout life.

In this chapter, a review of what is known about how mental health may be influenced-for the better and for the worse-and how that research can be used to create programs that can improve and perhaps even optimize mental health of animals was discussed. The authors also took a developmental...

Author(s)
Estep, D. Q.; Hetts, S.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393401)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Our need for electricity and the main energy sources available.

This paper discusses the advantages of electricity and the link between electricity and standard of living. Also, the paper explores the main sources of energy and the growth in electricity consumption.

Author(s)
Henderson, P. A.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392015)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Quality-of-life research in tourism and hospitality: implications and future research.

This final chapter summarizes the previous chapters in this book which present quality-of-life studies in tourism and hospitality. Further research areas and implications are pointed out.

Author(s)
Uysal, M.; Sirgy, M. J.; Kruger, S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390455)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for In focus 2: tourism in Africa: is overtourism evident?

Examples are presented of popular destinations and sites in Africa, particularly in Kenya, where tourism is discernibly affecting quality of life and environmental sustainability. The solution to sustainable tourism in Africa is explored.

Author(s)
Kepher-Gona, J.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786399823)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Venice: an analysis of tourism excesses in an overtourism icon.

This chapter examines the contemporary touristification of Venice, first through a 'panoramic' overview, and then through a deeper analysis of the spatial impacts of tourism development over the last decade. The analysis demonstrates how the impacts of overtourism stretch far beyond dimensions of...

Author(s)
Visentin, F.; Bertocchi, D.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786399823)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Quality of life of animals in veterinary medical practice.

This chapter examines the complex concept of quality of life. An emphasis is placed on the practical application of QOL for animals. This chapter likewise suggest how veterinary surgeons, and animal owners, might better assess and improve animals' QOL. Arguably, QOL is/or should be the single most...

Author(s)
Yeates, J. W.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393401)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Managing quality of life in tourism and hospitality.

This book shares the work of various scholars under the umbrella of quality of life in tourism and hospitality, including case studies showing best practice. The main goal of this volume is to provide a portfolio of selected activities from tourism and hospitality settings as best practices and...

Author(s)
Uysal, M.; Sirgy, M. J.; Kruger, S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390455)
Type
Book

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