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Cover for "Alternative transportation" at Grand Teton.

Roads in Grand Teton National Park were designed to accommodate visitors in automobiles, and most visitors travel through the park in this way. But with narrow or nonexistent shoulders, roads present a challenge for those wishing to travel through the park in other ways (Conflict). To increase...

Author(s)
Manning, R. E.; Anderson, L. E.
ISBN
2012 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845939311)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for "No bad trip in Glacier".

Glacier National Park is known as a backpacker's paradise, and for much of the park's history, little regulation of backcountry camping existed. But as visits to the park's primitive interior increased, concerns grew about safely accommodating this use while protecting wilderness resources (Impacts ...

Author(s)
Manning, R. E.; Anderson, L. E.
ISBN
2012 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845939311)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for (Re)conceptualising multifunctionality.

This chapter suggests that the notion of multifunctionality can be theoretically anchored in a revised productivism/non-productivism (p/np) spectrum of decision-making. Emphasis is placed on how this new understanding of multifunctionality influences current concepts of what 'agriculture' means, as ...

Author(s)
Wilson, G. A.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932565)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for (Re)creating culture through tourism: black heritage sites in New Jersey.

This chapter examines some of the difficulties of interpreting and commemorating spaces of dissonant heritage in black heritage sites in New Jersey, USA. The re-imagining of such spaces for regeneration or tourism purposes can be problematic, especially where the past has been sanitized, distorted...

Author(s)
Harvey, D. C.
ISBN
2006 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845931308)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for (Re)walking stories: pilgrimage, pedagogy and peace.

This chapter deals with the methodological and pedagogical journey taken by the author and her colleague as they develop and teach an undergraduate course in pilgrimage studies. It first examines the notion of 'pilgrimage', and considers the implications for engaged, transdisciplinary, performative ...

Author(s)
Terreault, S.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393265)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for "Seeded-yet-sterile" perennial grasses: towards sustainable and non-invasive biofuel feedstocks.

Sustainable cropping systems for leading candidate biofuel crops currently focus predominantly on perennial grasses for which assessments of invasiveness potential remain incomplete. Perennial C4 grasses have significant capacity for biomass accumulation across diverse environments, providing...

Author(s)
Jessup, R. W.; Dowling, C. D.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643304)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for "TSY Mitolike" and the birth of a project.

This chapter outlines the beginnings and evolution of the Upper Mandrare River Basin Development Project (PHBM) initiated in 1996 as a response to the severe food crisis that hit all of southern Madagascar in 1991 and 1992. The objective of the five-year project was to reduce rural poverty and to...

Author(s)
Shapiro, B.; Woldeyes, A.; Ramilison, H.; Rakotondratsima, A.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937393)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for (Un)veiling women's employment in the Egyptian travel business.

This chapter focuses on the issue of veiling (the wearing of Islamic dress) in the Egyptian employment context, particularly in travel agencies. It begins by providing a brief history of the veil and an overview of its significance in Islamic societies. The attention then shifts to explore the role ...

Author(s)
Ibrahim, N. S. E.; Pritchard, A.; Jones, E.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932718)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for 'You can do anything in Goa, India.' a visual ethnography of tourism as neo-colonialism.

This chapter uses visual ethnography conducted in Goa to explore how western tourists, persuaded by fantasies created by hegemonic tourism narratives and of 'imperialist nostalgia', make tourism a new colonizer. Indeed, as the Lonely Planet guidebook describes, 'It's better in Goa!' This study also ...

Author(s)
Bandyopadhyay, R.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936112)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for 'Your land is needed': the fundamental reason behind the sedentarization of shifting cultivators.

Deforestion is one of the most commonly heard official reasons behind policies for the sedentarization of shifting cultivators in Southeast Asia. But this chapter points out that attempts to correlate the map of deforestation and that of traditional swidden agriculture have not been conclusive. On...

Author(s)
Koninck, R. de; Pham Thanh Hai
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391797)
Type
Book chapter

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