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Cover for Visiting post-disaster ruins: a journey to meaningful experiences.

Given the complex emotive responses to post-disaster tourism sites, this chapter aims to shed light on the multiple dimensions of tourists' experiences within a dark tourism context. Disaster tourism experiences of visitors to the Beichuan Earthquake Memorial in China are considered to test Packer...

Author(s)
Zhang YaChen; Coghlan, A.; Knox, K.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241877)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Environmental regulations in China.

China is undergoing economic, social and environmental change that is unprecedented for any nation at any time in world history. To tackle these challenges, the environmental laws that China has enacted over the past 30 years are being strengthened, and new environmental regulations and standards...

Author(s)
He, G. Z.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394675)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Tourism development at World Heritage Sites.

This chapter first examines tourism development by each pillar (economic, sociocultural and environmental) of the triple bottom line of sustainability. It then explores tourism development specifically at World Heritage sites (WHSs) in terms of the host and guest sides of tourism. A brief case...

Author(s)
Jimura, T.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392688)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Megacities of developing countries.

More than half of the world's population now lives in urban areas of the developing world. It is predicted that by 2030 there will be 41 megacities in the world and most of these megacities will be located in developing countries. Urban air pollution in most of the megacities (with a population of...

Author(s)
Arti Choudhary; Manisha Gaur; Anuradha Shukla
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393890)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for China's road to a nutrition-driven agricultural and food system.

This chapter discusses the linkages between agriculture, food, and nutrition in China. It begins with an overview of existing nutrition governance and policies, followed by a discussion of the major research progress on agriculture and nutrition links in recent years. The chapter then identifies...

Author(s)
Chen, K.; Wang, Z.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786399311)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Chinese guests in alpine destinations - what are they looking for? A case study from Switzerland regarding product preferences and landscape perception.

This chapter presents two studies: (1) 'China Inbound Service' a project to investigate the needs in alpine destinations to host Chinese guests and (2) a pilot study regarding nature perception of tourism students in Shanghai. The results of the first study give a good insight into the needs,...

Author(s)
Rupf, B. H.; Schillo, K.; Arlt, W. G.; Rupf, R.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395207)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Managing religious tourism.

This book endeavours to put forward a toolkit that will aid positive outcomes in religious tourism management, drawing on case studies from multiple countries and regions. This book is divided into three main sections. The first deals with the theoretical aspects of managing sacred sites; the...

Author(s)
Griffiths, M.; Wiltshier, P.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393197)
Type
Book
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Cover for The impact of development of religious tourism on the host community - a case study of Mount E'mei in China.

This chapter discusses the relationship between religions and tourism, local stakeholders' perceptions of tourism, and the factors that influence those views. A case study of the different perceived impacts (economic, social, cultural, and environmental) of the development of Buddhism-related...

Author(s)
Hu XinLei; Huang Rong
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393197)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Policy frameworks for the implementation of a classical biological control strategy: the Chinese experience.

In Asia, China is one of several developing countries that have implemented active classical biological control programmes and achieved successes in their campaign against invasive species. Although classical biological control is still in its early stages in China, and many aspects including the...

Author(s)
Ding JianQing
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646275)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Assessing the benefits of organic and Fair Trade production for small-scale farmers in Asia.

Cases of small-scale farmers who have both organic and Fair Trade certification in Asia are analysed and summarized in this chapter. It first reviews the literature on the benefits of organic and Fair Trade production, and particularly the benefits of organic and Fair Trade coffee and cotton...

Author(s)
Qiao YuHui
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393050)
Type
Book chapter

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