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Cover for Sustainable tourism and information technology.

This chapter identifies some of the information technologies for environmental, socio-cultural and economic sustainability in tourism, and the issues surrounding their implementation in the quest for sustainability. The first section focuses on the use of IT to improve environmental resource...

Author(s)
Benckendorff, P. J.; Xiang, Z.; Sheldon, P. J.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393432)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Policy and planning for particular groups.

This chapter is concerned with social groups and their involvement with leisure, sport and tourism. Four perspectives for viewing the needs and demands of different social groups are discussed: a welfare perspective; a human and citizens' rights perspective; a market perspective; and a diversity...

Author(s)
Veal, A. J.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648033)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for 'There is dignity only with livestock': land grabbing and the changing social practices of pastoralist women in Gujarat, India.

This chapter explores how land grabbing hinders the mobility of pastoralist communities in Gujarat in India and how the restricted mobility affects their livelihood, personal well-being and gender relations. The chapter identifies ways in which the loss of access to land, and correspondingly the...

Author(s)
Duncan, J.; Agarwal, M.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646251)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The pilgrim's two economies: Greek convent pilgrimage and economic crisis.

This chapter focuses on pilgrimage to Greek convents (particularly the Convent of the Dormition of the Virgin) in the current period of economic crisis. It discusses the ways in which convents have helped society in different social and economic situations and concentrates on the current crisis,...

Author(s)
Rahkala-Simberg, M. J.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393265)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Protecting farmers' interests.

This chapter demonstrates how farmer interests in Australia are protected. There are several mechanisms with which farmers' interests are protected in Australia. These include rural politics, farmers' own organizations and overall conducive institutional arrangements and government policies.

Author(s)
Zhou, Z. Y.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939458)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Disaster management: medical preparedness, response and homeland security.

This book, composed of 34 chapters, provides a comprehensive discussion on the current state of and emerging trends in the field of disaster management. It is composed of 10 sections: (1) disaster management and homeland security: a prologue; (2) training, mitigation and medical preparedness; (3)...

Author(s)
Arora, R.; Arora, P.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939298)
Type
Book
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Cover for Tourism and welfare: ethics, responsibility and well-being.

This chapter highlights some of the welfare dimensions of tourism and suggests ways in which welfare can become a more important focus of tourism study, particularly through an emphasis on social responsibility. It looks at examples of welfare as applying to tourists, tourism destinations and...

Author(s)
Hall, D.; Brown, F.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936624)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Pro-poor tourism?

This chapter evaluates the nature and role of pro-poor tourism in enhancing the welfare of residents and tourism workers in destination areas. The recent emergence of poverty-reduction development strategies are examined together with the growing role of tourism within them. It is concluded that...

Author(s)
Hall, D.; Brown, F.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930660)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The tourism industry: responses and responsibilities.

This chapter explores the nature of the tourism industry response to the growth of ethical concerns. It focuses on the tourism industry's response to welfare and ethical issues, and examines the nature of responsibility exhibited. Tools that the tourism industry has adopted, such as interpretations ...

Author(s)
Hall, D.; Brown, F.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930660)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Summary and conclusions: beyond tourism.

This concluding chapter provides a summary of the preceding chapters and acts as the context for offering a global perspective on the welfare implications of tourism. In placing a welfare-centered approach within a global context, it addresses interrelated issues of travel, climate change and...

Author(s)
Hall, D.; Brown, F.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930660)
Type
Book chapter

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