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Cover for Risk assessment and disaster management for religious events.

This chapter demonstrates the principles of risk assessment, how health and safety management works in practice, and the significant risks involved in managing religious events. The focus of the chapter is on crowd management associated with religious festivals. The importance of contingency...

Author(s)
Raj, R.; Griffin, K.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392282)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Risk management or the right to ritual: attempting to control the masses at the Kumbh Mela.

This chapter introduces the Hindu festival Kumbh Mela as a motivating factor driving religious tourism and pilgrimage. Specific attention is given here to risk management at the 2013 Kumbh Mela in Allahabad, a mega-event in which over 100 million pilgrims attended and bathed in the river Ganga....

Author(s)
Griffin, D.; Radhakrishnan, Y. P.; Griffin, K.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392282)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Religious tourism in Asia: tradition and change through case studies and narratives.

This book brings together a range of case studies in the areas of religion, religious tourism and pilgrimage in Asia. It assesses the increasing linkages and interconnections between religious tourism and secular spaces on a global stage, and explores key learning points from a range of...

Author(s)
Yasuda, S.; Raj, R.; Griffin, K.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392343)
Type
Book
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Cover for Religious tourism and sacred sites in Asia.

This chapter offers an introduction to religion, religious tourism and pilgrimage in Asia and outlines eight themes in relation to the changing face of religion in the world as identified by geographer Stanley Brunn. These are presented and considered here to illustrate the challenges facing...

Author(s)
Griffin, K.; Raj, R.; Yasuda, S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392343)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Religious tourism: the beginning of a new era with special reference to India.

This chapter focuses on the growth and development of religious tourism, with a focus on India. A focus on the potential in India for religious tourism highlights a diversity of religions and religious practices that are geographically and culturally disparate, and a society that exhibits many...

Author(s)
Rumki Bandyopadhyay; Kushagra Rajendra
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392343)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Branding the Buddha's birthplace: exploring Nepal's potential to become a destination of global Buddhist tourism.

This chapter presents a SWOT analysis of Nepal's potential for Buddhist tourism, and suggests that incorporating Buddhist tourism into the overall nation-branding campaign would not only accentuate the country's genuine heritage but also appeal to a large number of faith-inspired travellers....

Author(s)
Adhikari, D.; Zhang JuYan
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392343)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Religious festival in tourism: a comparative perspective of the Aobao festival.

This chapter examines the impact of tourism on the Aobao religious festival held in Tuva and Kazakh settlements in Kanas, Xinjiang, China. In many indigenous communities, tourism impacts religious festivals and undermines their purposes by exposing them to market forces and commercialism. Some...

Author(s)
Yang JingJing; Zhang LingYun
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392343)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Local identities and transnational cults within Europe.

This book is primarily derived from the proceedings of a meeting of Francophone anthropologists, the XXVIII Colloque Eurethno du Conseil d'Europe, on the theme of pilgrimage in Europe, which was held in Perugia and Assisi in 2014. As such, the publication of these papers in English brings to the...

Author(s)
Giacalone, F.; Griffin, K.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392527)
Type
Book
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Cover for Developing pilgrimage itineraries: the way of St Francis in Umbria as case in point.

This chapter reflects on new forms of religious tourism, at both the theoretical and scientific levels, in examining the Way of St Francis, which, through the involvement of political and religious authorities, was awarded the 'pilgrim's licence'. In 2011, a new entrepreneurial initiative was...

Author(s)
Sal, P. de
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392527)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Religious spaces as discrete systems: the case of Ayodhya, India.

This chapter explores the pilgrimage site of Ram Janambhumi in Ayodhya (India) through a timeline that extends from before a particular conflict to after the conflict, and investigates the socio-spatial phenomena in the context of their respective social, political and economic conditions. This...

Author(s)
Sanjeev Singh; Nayan Srivastava; Karitikeya Sonker; Manas Ranjan
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390646)
Type
Book chapter

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