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Cover for Politics, policy and the practice of religious tourism.

After analysing the values and principles that drive the protagonists of religious tourism today, this chapter focuses in particular on the people of various religious faiths who undertake journeys for reasons of a religious, spiritual, speculative or cultural nature. It also considers the...

Author(s)
Trono, A.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645230)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Transformational tourism: host perspectives.

Transformational tourism is about a change in thinking and behaviour through travel and tourism. In contrast to the first volume which focuses on tourist perspectives, this second volume focuses on host community perspectives of transformational tourism. This volume shows that through the...

Author(s)
Reisinger, Y.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643922)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Theoretical perspectives in the study of community residents and tourism.

This chapter discusses select theories commonly used to understand residents and how they perceive tourism within their communities. These are: the social exchange theory, community attachment, social representations theory, and the theory of reasoned action.

Author(s)
Pachmayer, A.; Zhao ShengNan; Andereck, K.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647227)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Ideological, social and cultural aspects of events.

This book addresses the social and cultural side of events and explores the role they have in fostering change and community development. It examines the transformatory function of events in the context of development studies - as phenomena that can promote and facilitate human development,...

Author(s)
Moufakkir, O.; Pernecky, T.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643526)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Social constructions of value: marketing considerations for the context of event and festival visitation.

This chapter argues for a shift from the traditional value perspectives to a more holistic representation of socially constructed value in practice. This chapter is organized in three parts. In the first part, an overview is offered of how value has been conceptualized in the service marketing...

Author(s)
Rihova, I.; Buhalis, D.; Moital, M.; Gouthro, M. B.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643526)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Dogs in the leisure experience.

This book explores the social and cultural constructions and debates of what are dogs and what is leisure. It looks at how working dogs play a significant role in leisure experiences, and considers the differing roles and changing acceptance of dogs' involvement in sport. Within the setting of the...

Author(s)
Carr, N.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643182)
Type
Book
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Cover for Working dogs.

This chapter looks at working dogs that exist within the leisure environment. One of the foci of this chapter is examining how the presence of working dogs in an environment has been utilized to construct idealized images of leisure and tourism landscapes. This discussion covers both contemporary...

Author(s)
Carr, N.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643182)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Sport dogs.

This chapter looks at the extent and nature of a variety of sporting activities where dogs play a prominent/dominant role and looks at changes in these sports across space and time. It looks first at sports that are based on dogs before examining those that have been developed to cater to dogs....

Author(s)
Carr, N.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643182)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The boarding kennel and dog day-care centre: dog holidays.

This chapter explores the history, scale and nature of boarding kennels and dog day-care centres. Associated with these businesses, the chapter also discusses the professional pet-sitting industry. This analysis is set within the recognition of the changing nature of human-dog relations and the...

Author(s)
Carr, N.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643182)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Conclusions.

This chapter brings together some of the main ideas raised in the book and suggests a future for research on dogs in the leisure experience. It returns to the recognition that all dogs and their leisure experiences are culturally constructed and prone to change across space and time which reflect...

Author(s)
Carr, N.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643182)
Type
Book chapter

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