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Cover for The role of companion animals in supporting human patients with non-communicable diseases.

The epidemiology, prevalence, risk factors and the role of companion animals in helping people with cardiovascular diseases, obesity and depression are presented.

Author(s)
Turner, D. C.; Hediger, K.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242577)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Symmetry and asymmetry: signposts in route finding.

This chapter provides information on the results of various experiments conducted to determine whether bees were attracted to symmetry or whether they avoided asymmetry when foraging.

Author(s)
Horridge, A.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781789240894)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Introduction.

This chapter presents a brief overview of how consumer behaviour research has developed over the years, and introduces the content of this book on tourist behaviour.

Author(s)
Kozak, M.; Kozak, N.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648125)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Fair Trade and organic agriculture: a winning combination?

This book pursues a twofold aim: (i) to assess the welfare impacts of either an organic or a Fair Trade certification system, or of both systems in combination, on smallholders in developing countries; and (ii) to examine the willingness of consumers in the developed world to pay for such certified ...

Author(s)
Parvathi, P.; Grote, U.; Waibel, H.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393050)
Type
Book
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Cover for Consumer behaviour in the organic and Fair Trade food market in Europe.

This chapter summarizes the results of European research on consumer preferences, buying motives, willingness to pay as well as barriers for buying organic and Fair Trade food products. It also demonstrates the implications for standard setting, certification, labelling and communication.

Author(s)
Zander, K.; Schleenbecker, R.; Hamm, U.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393050)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Consumers' information search and preferences for Fair Trade coffee: a case study from Germany.

The aim of this case study is to analyse consumers' preferences as reflected in their information search when shopping for Fair Trade products. German consumers' information search behaviour prior to the decision to purchase Fair Trade coffee is analysed. The study summarizes the state of knowledge ...

Author(s)
Schleenbecker, R.; Zander, K.; Hamm, U.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393050)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The way forward.

This chapter discusses some major outcomes and suggestions derived from the case studies on consumers and producers of both Fair Trade and organic products presented in this book. The way forward is also determined by further research needs which will have to be addressed in the future.

Author(s)
Parvathi, P.; Grote, U.; Waibel, H.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393050)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Tourism and leisure behaviour in an ageing world.

This is the second edition to the book Growing Older: Tourism and Leisure Behaviour of Older Adults. Similar to the first edition, its focus is to provide the latest research about the characteristics, tourist behaviour, and leisure needs of baby boomers, seniors, and older adults. This edition has ...

Author(s)
Patterson, I.
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390943)
Type
Book
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Cover for Tourism and leisure needs of older travellers.

This chapter (i) provides a general introduction to the growing older population throughout the Western world; (ii) examines the importance of leisure, travel, and tourism as emerging markets for older adults; (iii) defines the concepts of leisure and tourism and examines their similarities and...

Author(s)
Patterson, I.
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390943)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Socio-demographic variables associated with tourism, leisure, and ageing.

This chapter (i) determines whether an older traveller's 'age' is important in leisure and tourism research; (ii) discusses the differences between chronological age and subjective age; (iii) examines socio-demographic variables such as gender, income, and education to determine their effect on the ...

Author(s)
Patterson, I.
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390943)
Type
Book chapter

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