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Cover for Rural deprivation and farm worker deprivation: who's at the 'sharp end' of rural inequalities in Australia?

While it is acknowledged that there is devastating poverty within certain sectors of Australia's urban areas, low incomes are concentrated in rural areas, where rural sociology has been concerned mostly with (owner-operator) farmer lifestyles and livelihoods. It cannot be denied that commodity...

Author(s)
McAllister, J.
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996035)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Establishing best-practice environmental management: lessons from the Australian tour-boat industry.

The environmental impacts of tour-boat operations are generally difficult to control through existing legislation and regulation alone. Policing the relevant provisions at a large scale usually becomes too costly to justify their expense in relation to their likely magnitude of impact. As an...

Author(s)
Byrnes, T.; Warnken, J.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851997322)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The consumption of association convention sites: preliminary results from a study of site choice.

This chapter reports some preliminary results from a study which has sought to model the convention site selection choice process using data derived from a survey of 86 meeting planners in Australia. It finds that, although the characteristics of the meeting facilities are particularly important,...

Author(s)
Crouch, G. I.; Louviere, J. J.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851997490)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Guiding Chinese group tours in Australia: an analysis using role theory.

This chapter starts with a review of the literature on role theory in relation to tour guiding. It then presents an empirical study on the role of the guide on group tours from mainland China to Australia. Data for the study were obtained from a questionnaire survey of 31 tour guides and 461...

Author(s)
Yu Xin; Weiler, B.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930127)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Australia's Alpine areas: motivations, experiences and satisfaction of visitors to Mt Kosciuszko.

The interest and fascination with high mountain regions is explored in this chapter on mountain tourism in Australia. The chapter deepens our understanding of wilderness and what it is that draws tourists to alpine areas, looking at visitor motivation, perceptions and satisfaction in the Snowy...

Author(s)
Dickson, T.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644608)
Type
Book chapter

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