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Abstract

Each of the seven case studies presented in this issue illustrates one or several ways that tourism inflects local community arrangements - life styles, identities, and politics. The studies presented, from small resorts on the Adriatic to major urban centres like Hiroshima and Detroit, reveal that ...

Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Tourist Studies, 2016, 16, 4, pp 343-477
Abstract

This book examines how leading economic countries use sport business, particularly individual sports events (such as the Olympics or FIFA Men's or Women's World Cup) as well as participant sport, in comprehensive plans toward driving and furthering economic development, raising brand awareness...

Author(s)
Zhang, J. J.; Huang HaiYan; Nauright, J.
Publisher
Emerald Publishing, Bingley, UK
Citation
Sport business in leading economies, 2017, pp 544 pp.
Full TextCABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for A world garden survey.

This chapter presents an overview of gardens and garden tourism in different countries/regions of the world, namely: the USA and Canada, the UK, Europe, sub-Saharan Africa, South Asia, Central and South America, South East Asia, North Africa and the Middle East, the former Soviet Union, China,...

Author(s)
Benfield, R.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641959)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

The 92 papers are organized into 9 major topics: Alaska: past, present and future; connections between wilderness and communities; values to local and distance societies of wilderness protection; establishing priorities and developing policies for wilderness protection; wilderness stewardship...

Author(s)
Watson, A.; Sproull, J.; Dean, L.
Publisher
Rocky Mountain Research Station, Fort Collins, USA
Citation
Proceedings - Rocky Mountain Research Station, USDA Forest Service, 2007, No.RMRS-P-49, pp viii + 581 pp.
Abstract

The animal experimentation regulation is based on the ethical concern regarding not to cause animal suffering, expressed by social movements in favour of the animal protection, legislation on this subject, Animal Use Ethics Committees, amongst others. The objective of this review was to study the...

Author(s)
Bones, V. C.; Sans, E. C. de O.; Simon, R. A. F.; Molento, C. F. M.
Publisher
Universidade Federal do Paraná, CEPPA, Curitiba, Brazil
Citation
Archives of Veterinary Science, 2010, 15, 3, pp 163-182
Abstract

The governments of the most developed nations now have policies aimed at increasing the levels of sport participation within their respective societies. This book examines the participation policies of national governments across the world and offers a comparative analysis of the successes and...

Author(s)
Nicholson, M.; Hoye, R.; Houlihan, B.
Publisher
Routledge, Taylor & Francis, London, UK
Citation
Participation in sport: international policy perspectives, 2010, pp 292 pp.
Abstract

This book discusses cultural sport psychology (CSP). Socio-cultural aspects of athletes' environments are considered as gateways to mutual understanding and subsequently motivation and performance. The book consists of 18 chapters presented in three parts. Part 1 provides an introduction to CSP:...

Author(s)
Schinke, R.; Hanrahan, S. J.
Publisher
Human Kinetics, Leeds, UK
Citation
Cultural sport psychology, 2009, pp ix + 261 pp.
Abstract

This book examines and compares the sporting experiences of women from different countries around the world, and offers the first systematic and cross-cultural analysis of the topic of women in sport. The book presents in-depth case studies of 16 countries in North and South America, Asia, Oceana,...

Author(s)
Hartmann-Tews, I.; Pfister, G.
Publisher
Routledge, London, UK
Citation
Sport and women: social issues on international perspective, 2003, pp 288 pp.
Abstract

This study examines the prospects for leisure time in a sample of 18 important tourism generating countries, to establish what changes in the pattern of leisure time are taking place, how these are reshaping holiday taking, and how governments and the tourism industry should respond. The countries...

Publisher
World Tourism Organization (WTO), Madrid, Spain
Citation
Changes in leisure time: the impact on tourism., 1999, pp 151 pp.
Abstract

This is the second of three themed volumes which have been developed from work originally presented at the Leisure Studies Association's third international conference, held in Loughborough in July 1993. The conference discussed the variety of forms, practices, structures and organization of...

Publisher
Leisure Studies Association, Eastbourne, UK
Citation
Leisure in industrial and post-industrial societies., 1996, pp xi + 413 pp.

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