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Cover for 'Non-sacred' no more: the pilgrimage path <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Crucán na bPáiste</i> and the re-evaluation of Irish cultural practices.

In Ireland, cillíní ('mini cemeteries' or 'angel plots') were designated as 'non-sacred' places where infants and young children who had died without baptism were laid to rest. Since Medieval times, these 'holy angels' were denied burial in Roman Catholic cemeteries. Not having been properly...

Author(s)
Quin, E. M.
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394996)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for 'Nothing kills insects', or how public and farmer perceptions affect success rates of biological control.

Author(s)
Wyckhuys, K. A. G.; Bentley, J.; Fredrix, M.; Lie, R.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394118)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
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Cover for 'Nowhere left to run': a study of value boundaries and segmentation within the backpacker market of New Zealand.

In the tourism literature the phenomenon of the 'long-term, budget' traveller has been conceptualized as a distinctive form of escape from mainstream 'institutionalized' tourism flows. A common characteristic of studies focusing on this market has been the tendency to treat these travellers as a...

Author(s)
Ateljevic, I.; Doorne, S.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995359)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for 'Oceans apart': bridging the gap between academic research and professional practice in cruise tourism.

This chapter focuses on how to bridge the gap between academic research and professional practice in cruise tourism. It provides an overview of the key challenges facing cruise tourism researchers today (in terms of research scope, availability of academic literature, data availability and...

Author(s)
Papathanassis, A.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646084)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for 'Participatory research' - is this research?

The discussion is illustrated by 2 examples, from Nepal and Andhra Pradesh (India).

Author(s)
Branney, P.; Hobley, M.
ISBN
2000 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851994468)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for 'Pettin' the critters': exploring the complex relationship between volunteers and the voluntoured in McDowell County, West Virginia, USA, and Tijuana, Mexico.

This chapter deals with the relationship between the residents of two volunteer tourism host communities and the volunteer tourists who visit them. One is a declining rural community (McDowell County) in West Virginia, USA. The other is a rapidly expanding urban area (Tijuana) in Baja California,...

Author(s)
McGehee, N. G.; Andereck, K.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845933807)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for 'Post-productivism' or 'non-productivism'?

This chapter critically examines and deconstructs underlying assumptions of the productivist to post-productivist transition model. For all the dimensions seemingly characterizing this transition (agricultural policies, ideology, rural governance, food regimes and agro-commodity chains,...

Author(s)
Wilson, G. A.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932565)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for 'Riding' diversity: Cubans'/<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Jineteros</i>' uses of 'nationality-talks' in the realm of their informal encounters with tourists.

This chapter presents results from empirical research conducted in Cuba on the informal encounters between tourists and locals (jineteros) and on the multiple ways in which the latter use nationality-talks as a resource in their daily encounters with tourists. Its aim is to show how research on...

Author(s)
Simoni, V.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934255)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for 'Sheaves of corn in an autumn field': the 'hungry' walk to Delphi Lodge.

This chapter presents an account of a tragic episode during the Great Irish Famine, the Doolough Tragedy, and how today pilgrims retrace the steps of the victims in search of healing. The chapter examines the meaning of this human rights pilgrimage in light of historical facts and fallacies about...

Author(s)
Quinn, E. M.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393265)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for 'The coveted tree': the industrial threat to the Vosges forest in the 16th and 18th centuries.

In any epoch, and depending on the existing technical means, the investments allowed and the expectations expressed, the forest keeps changing in its phytosociological organization, its floristic level, its layers and its landscapes. In that regard, the pre-industrial growth of the 16th and 18th...

Author(s)
Garnier, E.
ISBN
2000 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851994192)
Type
Book chapter

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