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Cover for 'The missing actor': alternative agri-food networks and the resistance of key regime actors.

This chapter focuses on alliances and resistances within niches at the regional scale, and on the specific processes which allow them to overcome barriers and enable an emerging transition. The case studies presented in this chapter are alternative agri-food networks (AAFNs) in three regions of...

Author(s)
Darrot, C.; Diaz, M.; Tsakalou, E.; Zagata, L.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642192)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for 'The river city'? Conflicts in the development of a tourism destination brand for Brisbane.

This chapter draws on the political underpinnings of destination marketing and explores how the image of the Brisbane River produced a controversy that allows a better understanding of the problems that relate organic and inorganic images of a destination. While the Brisbane River flows through the ...

Author(s)
Marzano, G.; Laws, E.; Scott, N.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934682)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for 'There is dignity only with livestock': land grabbing and the changing social practices of pastoralist women in Gujarat, India.

This chapter explores how land grabbing hinders the mobility of pastoralist communities in Gujarat in India and how the restricted mobility affects their livelihood, personal well-being and gender relations. The chapter identifies ways in which the loss of access to land, and correspondingly the...

Author(s)
Duncan, J.; Agarwal, M.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646251)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for 'Though I walk through the valley': teaching Richard Wright through experiential learning.

This chapter proposes a potential itinerary to teach the selected works of African-American writer Richard Wright by incorporating the theme of literary pilgrimage to emphasize the connection between travel and liberation. This approach to Wright's work will take students through Paris, Chicago and ...

Author(s)
Hayes, J. L.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241877)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for 'To mix with new people': the surprising day trips of mature Germans.

This chapter presents a case study measuring positive emotions in two day trips organized for mature German adults. The study examines how positive emotions developed as a function of time before, during and after each day trip, and how they were affected by processes such as relationship building, ...

Author(s)
Mitas, O.; Hohn, A.; Nawijn, J.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390455)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for 'Too much love?': the environmental and community impacts of amenity migrants on Jackson Hole, Wyoming.

This chapter gives a comprehensive picture of the impacts of amenity migrants on Jackson Hole, an amenities-rich mountain bioregion in Wyoming, USA. Jackson Hole offers an example of the challenges being faced by a place attracting large numbers of amenity migrants and its attempt to retain its...

Author(s)
Lynch, M.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9780851990842)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for 'Turnover' or post-implementation.

This chapter discusses turnover, phase-out, post-evaluation, scaling up, and replication and extension activities involved in the post-implementation phase of co-management programmes.

Author(s)
Pomeroy, R. S.; Rivera-Guieb, R.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851990880)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for 'We Hold these Truths ...'.

In order to develop classification guidelines for the Cycadales, a workshop was held in April 2002, at Montgomery Botanical Center in Miami, Florida, USA. Fourteen internationally-renowned cycad systematists spent 3 days identifying and developing guidelines that would provide a stable, practical...

Author(s)
Walters, T.; Osborne, R.; Decker, D.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851997414)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for 'Whose forest is this, anyway?' Criteria and indicators on access to resources.

This chapter provides a brief history of the social component of the Center for International Forestry Research project, 'Assessing Sustainable Forest Management: Testing Criteria and Indicators', with special reference to the issue of security of inter-generational access to resources (SIAR). We...

Author(s)
Colfer, C. J. P.; Salim, A.; Tiani, A. M.; Tchikangwa, B.; Sardjono, M. A.; Prabhu, R.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851993928)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for 'Working with the sea': the 2008 Dutch national response to global warming and sea rise.

The Delta Commission presented its formal advice to the Cabinet of the Dutch National Government, on the consequences of global warming affecting the rise in sea levels, and the resultant risks for life in the Netherlands. Its summary advice is that water security remains a crucial role 'involving...

Author(s)
Travis, A. S.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937423)
Type
Book chapter

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