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Cover for Rural tourism: an asset for sustainable development.

This chapter discusses rural tourism as a sustainable development tool, highlighting its environmental, socio-cultural and economic impacts. Sustainable rural tourism practices and examples from countries such as Australia, New Zealand and Norway are presented. Glamping tourism is also proposed as...

Author(s)
Dalgİc, A.; Toksoz, D.; Bİrdİr, S. S.; Birdİr, K.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394286)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Analysis of the European agricultural context.

This chapter considers the Romanian agricultural sector within the coordinates of the Common Agricultural Policy and presents an analysis of the evolution of the agricultural sector and agricultural industry in the case of several EU-28 member states and Norway between 2006 and 2015. This analysis...

Author(s)
Andrei, J. V.; Dragoi, M. C.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242201)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Rural well-being tourism in Northern Europe - providing opportunities to enhance quality of life.

This chapter examines rural well-being tourism as a form of tourism that enhances tourists' quality of life (QoL). It presents data collected in five Northern European countries, namely Finland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway and Denmark. The goal is to examine motivations and activity preferences of...

Author(s)
Konu, H.; Pesonen, J.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390455)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Medically unexplained symptoms and Lyme neuroborreliosis - not the same: a study in an endemic area of Norway.

After reports that the Hospital of Southern Norway has experienced a rise in referrals for suspected Lyme neuroborreliosis (LNB), an investigation was carried out to examine these patients' symptoms and final diagnoses to learn more about the presentation of LNB in Norway. The medical records of...

Author(s)
Roaldsnes, E.; Eikeland, R.; Berild, D.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392077)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Let us be human: Wittgenstein and philosophical pilgrimage.

This chapter focuses on visits to sites associated with the philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein, including his grave in Cambridge, the Norwegian village of Skjolden and the isolated Austrian village of Trattenbach. It is argued that these journeys belong to a distinct genre of pilgrimage,...

Author(s)
Sayre, P. A.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393265)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Pilgrimage walking as green prescription self-therapy?

It is argued that pilgrimage walking (if prescribed as an outdoor therapy alongside/instead of medicines) could reduce Norway's hospitalizations, medication use, health queues and spending, and also help people obtain relief by using their own personal health assets. To support this view, the...

Author(s)
Jørgensen, N. N. K. D.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393265)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for How psychology can stimulate tourist experience studies.

This chapter discusses the ontology, epistemology and methodology appropriate for the study of memorable tourism experiences from a psychological perspective. It also presents examples of two psychological tourism projects from the Social Cognitive Studies in Tourism (SCI-TOUR) group at the...

Author(s)
Larsen, S.; Doran, R.; Wolff, K.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391896)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Gender identities and divorce among farmers in Norway.

This chapter studies how divorce affects the gendered identities in Norwegian farming. Divorce has been considered particularly destructive in farming, where the unity of farm and family is perceived as the basis of its functioning and continuity. The chapter demonstrates how divorce dismantles not ...

Author(s)
Haugen, M. S.; Brandth, B.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646251)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Long way up: powered two-wheeled journeys in northern peripheries.

This chapter examines the experiential facets of motorcycling as part of drive tourism in the Arctic, with a focus on northern Norway. It looks at peripheral motorcyclists' motivations and behaviour, and emphasizes safety issues in remote peripheral areas in relation to sustainable motorcycle...

Author(s)
Cater, C.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648620)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Factors of peripherality: whale watching in northern Norway.

Focusing on the case of commercial whale watching in northern Norway, this chapter investigates how various dimensions of peripheral destinations, in particular the geographic, socio-economic and cultural dimensions, shape the premises for core wildlife experiences. It asks to what extent such...

Author(s)
Bertella, G.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648620)
Type
Book chapter

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