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Cover for Tourism to less developed countries: the social consequences.

This chapter discusses tourism's possible social consequences in less developed countries and relates these to social problems, as perceived by key actors in the continued tension between tradition and modernity. The chapter focuses on economic and social institutions which are exposed, changed or...

Author(s)
Harrison, D.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245899)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Historical and sociopolitical drivers of Australian participation in orphanage tourism in Bali.

This chapter examines the relationship that Australian travellers have had with Bali, and unpacks the historical and sociopolitical drivers that encourage Australian tourists to support orphanage care models within Bali. This chapter is underpinned by research undertaken for an honours thesis,...

Author(s)
Daniels, G. E.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789240795)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Sustainability's incomplete circles: towards a just food politics in Austin, Texas and Havana, Cuba.

This chapter questions the use of sustainability discourses in urban agriculture projects, with a comparative study of Austin, Texas and La Habana, Cuba. Faced with a food security crisis in the 1990s, Cuba turned to a diversified and mostly organic agricultural system in order to feed its...

Author(s)
Lowell, J. T.; Law, S.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647326)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Behavioural economics and the theory of social structure: relevance for understanding inter-organizational relationships.

This chapter analyses the extent to which social structure theory and behavioural economics provide explanations for the actual behaviour of economic agents and their motivation regarding business relationships. Within such a context, issues such as trust, fairness-led reciprocity and reputation...

Author(s)
Hartmann, M.; Hoffmann, J.; Simons, J.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936426)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Social behaviour of dogs and related canids.

Author(s)
Feddersen-Petersen, D. U.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931872)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Behaviour and social ecology of free-ranging dogs.

Author(s)
Boitani, L.; Ciucci, P.; Ortolani, A.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931872)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Citadels in the sun.

This chapter traces the social and political implications of amassing large numbers of amenity migrants in age-segregated communities, drawing primarily on interviews with residents of Sun City, Arizona, USA. The chapter begins by placing this research in the context of geographical mobility and...

Author(s)
McHugh, K. E.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931209)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Multiple dwelling: prospect and retrospect.

This concluding chapter reasserts the importance of dwelling as a kind of 'pause' in a world increasingly dominated by global movements. It also shows that 'escape' is not as central in the discourse of 'home' and 'away' as it is portrayed in the literature, as being away is often just a different...

Author(s)
McIntyre, N.; Williams, D. R.; McHugh, K. E.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931209)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Researching the culture in agri-culture: social research for international development.

This book analyses the functions, content, methods, findings and impact of social and cultural research carried out by the worldwide network of 16 international agricultural research centres of the CGIAR. It brings together the perspectives of 50 eminent scholars and social researchers from 30...

Author(s)
Cernea, M. M.; Kassam, A. H.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851990033)
Type
Book
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Cover for Persistence and change in rural communities: a 50-year follow-up to six classic studies.

A reexamination of the six rural community study areas in the USA is presented to document some of the diverse patterns of social organization and change that have characterized US rural communities over the 50 years following the original study effort. It also discusses the community...

Author(s)
Luloff, A. E.; Krannich, R. S.
ISBN
2002 CAB International (H ISBN 9780851995212)
Type
Book

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