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Cover for Creative tourism as a local development strategy.

Creative tourism can be a platform for many purposes: as you change your objective and the elements in it, you obtain different results. Using creative tourism as a competitive advantage, one can provide clients with a memorable experience whose result is an enthusiastic, engaged promoter. It can...

Author(s)
Almeida, L.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243536)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Cocoa, conservation and tourism: Grande Riviere, Trinidad.

This chapter focuses on the village of Grande Riviere, in north-east Trinidad. After a brief summary of its history, and its socio-economic characteristics in the early 1970s, the main focus is the village as it was three decades later, especially tourism and its impact on community life. The...

Author(s)
Harrison, D.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245899)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Seeing through water: gender, anxiety and livelihoods in large-scale infrastructural development in the era of climate change.

A narrative approach is taken in this chapter to document and analyze the gendered social and socio-environmental consequences of globalized river basin development using water as the lens to understand the depth and breadth of these changes in people's lives. The chapter is based on primary...

Author(s)
Braun, Y. A.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789247053)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Mycoplasma suis</i> infections in pigs.

This chapter describes the biochemistry and genetic caharacteristics, epidemiology, prevalence, transmission, pathogenesis, clinical signs, diagnosis, treatment, prevention, control and socioeconomic impact of Mycoplasma suis infection in pigs.

Author(s)
Hoelzle, L. E.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789249941)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Social tourism in Greece: a brief history of development from the interwar years to the COVID-19 era.

This chapter illustrates the process of social tourism development in Greece, from the interwar years until the present day. The chapter first sets the discussion within the context of the country's turbulent political, social and economic background, throughout most of the past century, which has...

Author(s)
Kakoudakis, K. I.; Papadoulaki, K.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241211)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Social sustainability: what does it say to tourism employment?

This chapter discusses the context of tourism employment, the practice of sustainable human resource management (HRM), and the application of sustainable HRM in tourism. It is suggested that the successful implementation of sustainable HRM begins at the organizational level, while also recognizing...

Author(s)
Baum, T.; Mooney, S.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242812)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Reflections on trends and issues in global tourism.

This chapter reflects on the trends and issues that are buffeting international tourism in the early 2020s. The chapter begins by supplying clear and concise definitions of challenges, trends and issues for global tourism, as well as for opportunities. It identifies 100 specific trends and issues...

Author(s)
Morrison, A. M.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242812)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Essaying tourism: reflections on three decades of international tourism.

This introduction reflects on the author's writings on international tourism over the last three decades which are presented as chapters in this book. The author has written on the role tradition has played in tourism development, on the links between tourism and prostitution, and the similarities...

Author(s)
Harrison, D.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245899)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Introduction to RNAi in plant production and protection.

This chapter focuses on the various applications of RNAi in agriculture, horticulture and forestry, the biosafety of these applications, and the socioeconomic aspects of these potential applications.

Author(s)
Mezzetti, B.; Sweet, J.; Burgos, L.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789248890)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Framing the arctic.

A recent intensification of research interest in the Arctic reflects at least three areas of deepening concern (Lee, Weaver and Prebensen) a growing social and political focus on climate change that is most strongly exhibited here (e.g. Barr, 2015; Broadbent and Lantto, 2016; Vincent, 2020); a...

Author(s)
Hall, D.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789246728)
Type
Book chapter

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