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Cover for The education paradox.

This chapter addresses the issues associated with the convergence of education and tourism in the context of TEFL tourism (i.e., tourism that involves teaching English as a foreign language). Differences in teaching practice between the developed and developing worlds, ethnocentric perceptions of...

Author(s)
Stainton, H.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393227)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Influence of government policies on sustainable tourism development in Malawi.

Focusing on the case of Malawi, this chapter assesses the role of government tourism policy that is consistent for sustainable tourism development. Suggestions are drawn for the creation of better tourism policy that is more effective to contribute to sustainable tourism development, particularly...

Author(s)
Mweiwa, V. R.; Chilembwe, J. M.; Mankhomwa, E.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394286)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The Organic Academy of IFOAM-Organics International: training multipliers in the developing world.

The Organic Academy of IFOAM-Organics International is 6 years old. It has trained over 600 stakeholders from more than 70 countries in the organic sector, and has conducted its training on four out of five continents. Its main approach is to base its curriculum on the key principles and values of...

Author(s)
Hauptfleisch, K.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786399601)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Organophosphates I. Human health effects and implications for the environment: an overview.

Organophosphorus (OP) compounds were developed as pesticides in the 1930s, including the discovery of the even more toxic compounds later called nerve agents. Newspapers in the Western world focus on the individual dissemination of nerve agents during the Iraq or Syrian war. In contrast, more than...

Author(s)
Wille, T.; Thiermann, H.; Worek, F.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394675)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Modern day slavery and orphanage tourism.

The contributions to this volume make an attempt to grapple with the intricacies, complexities and ambiguities inherent in orphanage tourism and the extent to which this might accord with some semblance of modern slavery practices. The first part of the book sets the scene, examining this issue...

Author(s)
Cheer, J. M.; Mathews, L.; van Doore, K. E.; Flanagan, K
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781 78924 079 5)
Type
Book
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Cover for Orphanages as sites of modern slavery.

This chapter argues that the desire of volunteers and visitors to assist orphans through orphanage tourism creates a demand for paper orphans, in turn fuelling orphanage trafficking, thus making the orphanage a site of modern slavery. Central to this chapter is how the institution of the...

Author(s)
Doore, K. E. van
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789240795)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for People, money and resources: the drivers of institutionalization.

This chapter responds to the question of how sending countries (of people, money and resources) contribute to the institutionalization of children in receiving countries. It explores the demand factors for orphanage tourism that drive what is argued as the unnecessary institutionalization of...

Author(s)
Mathews, L.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789240795)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for What drives voluntourism? Internal impulses and external encouragement.

This chapter aims to identify the motivations behind voluntourism, categorizing them into types so as to provide a foundation upon which we might better assess why it is that so many voluntourists seek to work with children, often in institutional environments. Particular attention is paid to...

Author(s)
Biddle, P.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789240795)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Fair Trade and organic agriculture: a winning combination?

This book pursues a twofold aim: (i) to assess the welfare impacts of either an organic or a Fair Trade certification system, or of both systems in combination, on smallholders in developing countries; and (ii) to examine the willingness of consumers in the developed world to pay for such certified ...

Author(s)
Parvathi, P.; Grote, U.; Waibel, H.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393050)
Type
Book
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Cover for Can cities from the global South be the drivers of sustainable food systems?

Urbanization has been associated with significant transformations in our society, with paramount influence in agriculture and the world food industry, and subsequently in consumers' diets. Arguably, the current food consumption trend is non-sustainable given the non-regenerative, and rather...

Author(s)
Fonseca, J. M.; Battersby, J.; Hualda, L. A. T.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392848)
Type
Book chapter

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