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Cover for The connection between liminal places and hospitality in manifesting pilgrim values and identity.

This chapter begins by discussing liminality in the context of ritual and play. It then examines liminality as it unfolds on contemporary wilderness trails. Wilderness as it manifests in mythology is then outlined. From there, an examination of varying sojourns show divergent ways of approaching...

Author(s)
Redick, K.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245653)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for '¿Todos a Galápagos?' Overtourism in wilderness areas of the Global South.

This chapter approaches overtourism as a means to analyse the impacts and limits of late capitalistic tourism development in and around the wilderness protected areas of the Galápagos Islands. Qualitative content analysis points towards three emergent themes: (i) rapid diversification of the...

Author(s)
Pecot, M.; Ricaurte-Quijano, C.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786399823)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for A dynamic view of visitors: the impact of others on recreation and restorative nature experiences.

This chapter highlights how recreation and tourism within a protected wilderness area can be a source of rejuvenation, relaxation and health. Specifically, the chapter demonstrates how the natural acoustic properties, or soundscape, of a location can be a source of health and wellbeing. It is also...

Author(s)
Cherian, B.; Benfield, J. A.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391315)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Woodland development: a long-term study of Lady Park Wood.

This book with 17 chapters primarily aims to describe Lady Park Wood in the UK and what has happened there since 1944, however, the book also places Lady Park Wood in context and uses the observations as a point of departure from which several topics of general interest are discussed, such as the...

Author(s)
Peterken, G. F.; Mountford, E. P.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648651)
Type
Book
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Cover for Rewilding, remoteness and wilderness.

This chapter addresses the following topics: rewilding benefit to wildlife, remoteness and wilderness, types of wildness that can be achieved, and rewilding in practice in Lady Park Wood, UK.

Author(s)
Peterken, G. F.; Mountford, E. P.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648651)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Australia's Alpine areas: motivations, experiences and satisfaction of visitors to Mt Kosciuszko.

The interest and fascination with high mountain regions is explored in this chapter on mountain tourism in Australia. The chapter deepens our understanding of wilderness and what it is that draws tourists to alpine areas, looking at visitor motivation, perceptions and satisfaction in the Snowy...

Author(s)
Dickson, T.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644608)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Two Canadian mountaineering camps: participant motivations and sense of place in a wilderness setting.

This chapter describes the historical foundation, participant motivations and value of camps within alpine regions of Canada. The study involved participants at two different annual camp experiences - one with a long history of over 100 years providing mountaineering camps to approximately 30...

Author(s)
Reid, R.; Palechuk, T.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644608)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Managing polar tourism: issues and approaches.

This chapter identifies critical issues that characterize the polar regions' management settings and briefly discusses the prominent approaches now employed to respond to these issues. Sections discuss: managing wilderness; jurisdictional authority and enforcement capacity; determining...

Author(s)
Snyder, J. M.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932473)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Tourism management on the southern oceanic islands.

This chapter outlines how tourism is managed on several of the island groups lying between the subtropical convergence and the Antarctic continent. It outlines the various ways in which governments have responded to the threat (or promise) of tourism, illustrating points of relevance to the broader ...

Author(s)
Tracey, P.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932473)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Against the wind - impermanence in wilderness: the Tasmanian experience.

This chapter describes the nature of the Tasmanian wilderness experience in two contrasting locations: the mountainous inland wilderness of Cradle Mountain Lake, St Clair National Park; and the rugged coastal wilderness of the Bay of Fires. The transience of humans in the enduring landscapes of the ...

Author(s)
Sofield, T. H. B.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851998633)
Type
Book chapter

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