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Cover for The convergence of dark tourism and pilgrimage tourism: the case of Phnom Sampeau, Cambodia.

The purpose of this chapter is to examine the relationship between dark tourism and pilgrimage tourism and determine whether both are the same. After discussing the convergence of dark tourism and pilgrimage tourism, the chapter focuses on how these phenomena are manifested in a south-east Asian...

Author(s)
Tan, G. A.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241877)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Promising practices - strengthening families and systems to prevent and reduce the institutional care of children.

This chapter highlights promising practice which aims to prevent and reduce the institutionalization of children at two levels: (1) systems and social work strengthening, and (2) family strengthening and gatekeeping. The ultimate goal is to maximize family preservation supported by strong...

Author(s)
Flanagan, K.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789240795)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for A 'nice, knock-down argument' about orphanage tourism, modern slavery and the power and peril of naming.

This chapter offers a counter-narrative to the criticism of orphanage tourism and the institutionalization of children, drawing insights from study sites in Cambodian orphanages and the wider community. The chapter explores the ramifications of choosing to extend the term 'modern slavery' to refer...

Author(s)
Carpenter, K.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789240795)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Agrarian transition, adaptation and contained conflict in Cambodia and Vietnam since the 1990s.

This chapter adopts an historical perspective starting from pre-colonial times to detail how agricultural stagnation and abusive practices by public authorities have contributed to the generation of peasants' revolts, rebellions, and ultimately revolutions in Cambodia and Vietnam. The first section ...

Author(s)
Gironde, C.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393647)
Type
Book chapter
Full TextCABI Book InfoOpen Access
Cover for Guide to the naturalized and invasive plants of Southeast Asia.

Despite the significant impacts of alien plant species (IAS), there has not been a concerted effort to tackle the problem across the region. This can mainly be ascribed to a lack of policy, little awareness and limited capacity at a national and regional level. The UN Environment-Global Environment ...

Author(s)
Witt, A.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392107)
Type
Book
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Cover for Swidden agriculture under threat: the case of Ratanakiri, northeast Cambodia: opportunities and constraints from the national policy environment.

This chapter examines the processes of rapid land-use change impacting on swidden systems in Ratanakiri province. Building on this, it also outlines the possibilities and some of the changes needed for swidden agriculture to survive as a viable land use in this region. The discussion begins with an ...

Author(s)
Ironside, J.; Paterson, G.; Thomas, A.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391797)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Giving up fallows and indigenous swiddens in times of global land grabbing.

This chapter discusses the giving up of fallows and indigenous swiddens in times of global land grabbing in Cambodia. The Bunong of Bousra commune have been forced by tenure insecurity and increasing land scarcity to give up fallowing their land- an essential part of the swidden cultivation that...

Author(s)
Leemann, E.; Nikles, B.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391797)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The French colonial administration versus swidden cultivation: from political discourse to coercive policies in French Indochina.

This chapter describes the process that led to the emergence of a deprecatory discourse against swidden cultivation in French Indochina; a discourse that eventually led to the drafting of French colonial policies and regulations to fight swidden cultivation. Neither the prohibitions and penalties,...

Author(s)
Guérin, M.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391797)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Travels through mobile spaces, places and landscapes - a sensual essay.

This chapter takes an alternative approach to the exploration of the physical travel experience. It does this through presenting a 'sensual essay' comprising stories and photographs depicting three journeys (to East Timor, Cambodia/Laos and West Africa/France) the author undertook as a part of his...

Author(s)
Lean, G.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643991)
Type
Book chapter
Full TextCABI Book Chapter InfoOpen Access
Cover for Phyto-pathogens and soil nutrients shape biological control of invasive mealybugs in Asia's cassava crops.

Author(s)
Wyckhuys, K. A. G.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394118)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper

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