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Cover for 'Danger Men' - effects of a post-male chauvinism campaign aimed at tourists in Spain.

This chapter focuses on a campaign developed in several tourist destinations in Spain aimed at male tourists with the sole purpose of warning them against alleged dangers related to so called 'gender ideology'. This initiative is termed 'Danger Men' and has been developed by an association called...

Author(s)
Rodríguez-Darias, A.; Aguilera-Ávila, L.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243215)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for 'During'.

This chapter explores the rich array of factors that influence travellers 'during' their physical travel experience which may in turn lead to transformation/s. In an increasingly mobile world, the spaces, places and landscapes through which individuals travel contain an increasing array of both...

Author(s)
Lean, G.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643991)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for 'E' issues for agribusiness: the 'what', 'why', 'how'.

The objectives of this book are twofold: (1) to identify, explain and summarize the concepts, technology, industry and management issues facing agribusiness today in an electronically enabled business landscape; and (2) to create an awareness of current and potential electronically enabled business ...

Author(s)
Bryceson, K. P.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930714)
Type
Book
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Cover for 'Get the prices right': a model of water prices and irrigation efficiency in Maharashtra, India.

This paper examines the hypothesis that, in order to induce efficiency at the farm level, irrigation water prices should be raised. The rationale for opportunity-cost water pricing is presented, citing modelling and empirical evidence in its favour. The assumptions under which higher water prices...

Author(s)
Ray, I.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932923)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for 'Glocal' heterotopias: new-flâneur's transit narratives.

This chapter explores a mobilities connection with urban semiotics within what it calls Moscow's 'post-Soviet' contested Metro(scape) enacting a variety of (re-/de-)constructed local identities within emerging global urban spaces which are subjected to branded global-local ('glocal') landscapes...

Author(s)
Fahmi, W. S.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934040)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for 'Growing food is work': the labour challenges of urban agriculture in Houston, Texas.

This chapter presents findings from a study of 31 urban agriculture (UA) sites in Houston (Texas, USA), which examined the site objective, plot access regime, land tenure, cultivation practices, labour, capital, and harvest destination. Results show, among others, that the all-access regime is...

Author(s)
Broadstone, S.; Brannstrom, C.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647326)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for 'Growth promoters', performance enhancers, feed additives and alternative approaches.

This chapter covers the historical development and range and scope of growth promoters, performance enhancers and feed additives as well as the possible alternative strategies for their use in livestock feeding. The classification of growth promoters and performance enhancers, discovery and...

Author(s)
Lawrence, T. L. J.; Fowler, V. R.; Novakofski, J. E.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641461)
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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Cover for 'I will continue to fight them': local knowledge, everyday resistance and adaptation to climate change in semi-arid Tanzania.

This chapter argues that the tensions also represent a bigger challenge, namely that while studies of local knowledge (LK) and adaptation have been good at bringing out what can potentially be achieved by integration of local knowledge, there has been less focus and attention in the adaptation...

Author(s)
Naess, L. O.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647050)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for 'If that's a moose, I'd hate to see a rat!' Visitors' perspectives on naturalness and their consequences for ecological integrity in peripheral natural areas of New Zealand.

It is suggested that there is a great deal of confusion over some species of flora/fauna - what they are, their role, their place, their right to exist in a certain location, and their management. This chapter explores this confusion over species, in terms of what visitors see as being natural or...

Author(s)
Lovelock, B.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931773)
Type
Book chapter

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