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Risk and safety challenges for religious tourism and events.

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This book is about an increasing awareness of the risks and safety challenges facing religious events/festivals on a global scale. The authors provide practical applications, models and illustrations of religious tourism and pilgrimage management from a variety of international perspectives. Beginning with a general section on risk management, covering areas such as disaster management, terrorism,...

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Chapter 12 (Page no: 113)

Terrorists and the dehumanization of the other.

This chapter discusses the roots of terrorism and its effects in a globalized world. Firstly, some studies within the main literature are placed under scrutiny. The problems states have in keeping fear under control and avoiding domestic chaos are examined. Secondly, the intersection of Islam and terrorism is examined, in order to expand the current understanding of this issue. Thirdly, the problem of instrumentality, which is ingrained in the Western psyche, is addressed. The nature of terrorism is explored together with its targeting of innocent tourists at religious festivals.

Other chapters from this book

Chapter: 1 (Page no: 1) Risk and safety challenges facing religious tourism - an introduction. Author(s): Raj, R. Griffin, K. Korstanje, M. E.
Chapter: 2 (Page no: 8) Religion, ideology and terrorism. Author(s): Clarke, A.
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 18) Risk assessment and disaster management for religious events. Author(s): Raj, R. Griffin, K.
Chapter: 4 (Page no: 26) Risk of terrorism and crime on the tourism industry. Author(s): Ayesha Chowdhury Raj, R.
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 35) Tourism security: the evolution of theory. Author(s): Korstanje, M. E.
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 43) Religious risk perceptions for medical travellers. Author(s): Bİlİm, Y. Bİrsen, A. G.
Chapter: 7 (Page no: 52) Hajj: the movement and behaviour of crowds. Author(s): Qurashi, J.
Chapter: 8 (Page no: 63) Rethinking safety issues within the context of pilgrimage routes. Author(s): Fernandes, C. Silva, G. Gómez-Ullate, M.
Chapter: 9 (Page no: 77) Risk assessment and the religious event space: the context for the risk assessment. Author(s): Theodore, B.
Chapter: 10 (Page no: 89) Travelling through a hostile world: the expansion of terror in American culture. Author(s): Korstanje, M. E. Skoll, G. Seraphin, H.
Chapter: 11 (Page no: 102) Risk management or the right to ritual: attempting to control the masses at the Kumbh Mela. Author(s): Griffin, D. Radhakrishnan, Y. P. Griffin, K.
Chapter: 13 (Page no: 123) Hospitality, tourism, terrorism: creating a security-conscious culture. Author(s): Peter, C.
Chapter: 14 (Page no: 134) A risky delight: the dangers of being a participant in a Maltese Festa. Author(s): Cassar, G. Munro, D.
Chapter: 15 (Page no: 147) Discussion questions. Author(s): Korstanje, M. E. Raj, R. Griffin, K.

Chapter details

  • Author Affiliation
  • University of Palermo, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
  • Year of Publication
  • 2018
  • ISBN
  • 9781786392282
  • Record Number
  • 20183119377