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Cover for Religious tourism and pilgrimage in a non-religious country: the Czech Republic.

This chapter deals with several questions about the position of religious tourism in the Czech Republic. It examines the roots of secularization in the Czech Republic, the existence of religious tourism in such a secularized country, the specifics of pilgrimages in this situation, and the future...

Author(s)
Rája, J.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390646)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Large-scale tourism development in a Czech rural area: contestation over the meaning of modernity.

This chapter investigates the impact of development through tourism, as perceived by the residents of a Czech rural area (Lipno nad Vltavou) with regard to a large-scale tourism project that has been taking place in this area since the 1990s. It considers how the parallel and competing values...

Author(s)
Horáková, H.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647616)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for From divided to shared spaces: transborder tourism in the Polish-Czech borderlands.

This chapter focuses on the changing roles of a state border conditioned by dynamic geopolitical factors, and its significance for tourism and related mobilities, employing detailed empirical enquiry and participant observation in the mountainous section of the Polish-Czech borderland. The chapter...

Author(s)
Dołzbłasz, S.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647616)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Impact of alien mammals on human health.

We provide an overview of the impact of wild invasive alien mammals on human health, focusing specifically on species acting as zoonotic hosts or pathogens, along with the diseases and mechanisms of disease transmission associated with mammals in terrestrial, freshwater and marine environments. We...

Author(s)
Capizzi, D.; Monaco, A.; Genovesi, P.; Scalera, R.; Carnevali, L.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390981)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Hotel disintermediation and user-generated content in the Czech Republic.

This chapter investigates the perceptions of Czech students regarding the topic of disintermediation and considers the influence of user-generated content on hotel choice. The findings reveal that members of the Generation Y perceive both travel agencies and the Internet as playing a significant...

Author(s)
Chiappa, G. del; Velčovská, Š.; Atzeni, M.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648125)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Developing soy production in central and northern Europe.

The soybean is an important ingredient of livestock feed in Europe and is also widely used in foods. Most soy used in Europe is imported (about 97% as beans and meal), mainly from South America and the USA. European soy production is currently concentrated in the south (Italy) and south-east...

Author(s)
Fogelberg, F.; Recknagel, J.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644981)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Wood-pastures in Europe.

This chapter provides a brief general historical overview of wood-pastures in Europe, and then look at how societies viewed and managed wood-pastures in different periods, and at the changing social, economic and cultural values attributed to wood-pastures. The chapter highlights the recent fate of ...

Author(s)
Hartel, T.; Plieninger, T.; Varga, A.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643373)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Transition pathways towards sustainability in agriculture: case studies from Europe.

The aim of this book is to improve the understanding of transition processes in European agriculture. It focuses on 'emerging transitions' - how new organizational forms and technologies change, and are changed by, mainstream actors and practices in the agricultural sector. This is achieved through ...

Author(s)
Sutherland, L. A.; Darnhofer, I.; Wilson, G. A.; Zagata, L.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642192)
Type
Book
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Cover for On-farm renewable energy: a 'classic case' of technological transition.

The analysis of on-farm renewable energy production in this chapter demonstrates how technologies developed in the agricultural sector have been 'translated' in response to changing landscape pressures on the energy regime. A socio-technical transition which (in Europe) originated in the...

Author(s)
Sutherland, L. A.; Peter, S.; Zagata, L.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642192)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for 'The missing actor': alternative agri-food networks and the resistance of key regime actors.

This chapter focuses on alliances and resistances within niches at the regional scale, and on the specific processes which allow them to overcome barriers and enable an emerging transition. The case studies presented in this chapter are alternative agri-food networks (AAFNs) in three regions of...

Author(s)
Darrot, C.; Diaz, M.; Tsakalou, E.; Zagata, L.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642192)
Type
Book chapter

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