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Cover for A conceptual model of willingness to pay for organic food in the UK.

Based on consumer focus groups conducted in the UK, this chapter develops a model of the process that consumers go through prior to and during the purchase of organic foods within a given purchasing environment. The model portrays a cyclical process surrounding willingness to pay (WTP) that begins...

Author(s)
Holt, G. C.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930387)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for A global perspective on broiler welfare standards.

The globalization and commercialization of broiler production and the effects on animal welfare are discussed in this chapter. Case studies from the Philippines, Brazil and Taiwan are included as examples, and chicken production and farm assurance in Europe and the UK are also presented.

Author(s)
Lymbery, P.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851998053)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for A handbook for the sheep clinician.

The 7th edition of this book contains 18 chapters that discuss the reproductive management, feeding, housing and disease diagnosis, treatment, prevention and control in ewes, rams and lambs in the UK and other European countries. Each chapter contains black-and-white photographs. This book will be...

Author(s)
Winter, A.; Clarkson, M.
ISBN
2012 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845939731)
Type
Book
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Cover for A logistic regression model of the decision of volunteers to enter a sports coach education programme.

This paper discusses a conceptual model suitable for decisions on volunteering in UK sport and tests such a model with quantitative and qualitative data. The specific situation studied for this research shows the multivariate nature of such decisions; the non-linear effects of variables; the...

Author(s)
Wilson, B. E.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851997506)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for A new psychographic segmentation method using Jungian MBTI variables in the tourism industry.

After a brief review of value-based psychographic methods of segmenting tourists, a new approach to tourism segmentation based on the Jungian personality types theory and Myers-Briggs Type Indicator inventory is proposed. This approach involves a 50-item inventory/questionnaire incorporating 4...

Author(s)
Gountas, J. Y.; Gountas, S.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995359)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for A proposed model for tourism crisis management: the UK's foot and mouth disease crisis analysed.

This chapter examines the distinctions between crises and disasters, and in particular examines the broader crisis management literature before proposing a model for crisis management for policymakers in tourism destinations. The proposed model examines the strategies that destinations could use to ...

Author(s)
Lyon, A.; Worton, A.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930479)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for A 'vice among tourists'? Trans-national narratives of the Irish landscape, 1886-1914.

This chapter highlights the role of guidebooks and travelogues in prefiguring the Irish landscape for promotion to the domestic tourist market in Great Britain in the 19th century. It discusses how visual images and text were specifically employed to enable parallels to be drawn between Ireland and ...

Author(s)
James, K. J.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936099)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for 'A virtual huanying, selamat datang and herzlich willkommen!' The internet as a cross-cultural promotional tool for tourism.

This chapter considers the role of the internet as a cross-cultural communication and marketing tool in tourism. It reviews the results of two studies conducted in 2002 to determine how European destinations respond to the opportunity offered by the internet. The first study examined the...

Author(s)
Arlt, W. G.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851990118)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for × <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Cuprocyparis leylandii</i> (A.B. Jackson &amp; Dallimore) Farjon. - Leyland cypress.

This chapter briefly covers the origin and distribution, climatic and site requirements, silvicultural characteristics, cultivars and uses (source of timber and used in hedging) of C. leylandii (Leyland cypress). The importance of Leyland cypress in British forestry is described.

Author(s)
Savill, P.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780640266)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for 'Growth promoters', performance enhancers, feed additives and alternative approaches.

A review on the current developments on the use and legislations regarding the use of growth promoters, performance enhancers and feed additives in UK and Europe was discussed in this chapter. Other topics discussed were: classification of growth promoters and performance enhancers, historical...

Author(s)
Lawrence, T. L. J.; Fowler, V. R.
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851994840)
Type
Book chapter

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