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Cover for Assessing the environmental impact of diets.

At the global level, the planetary boundaries approach addresses the current global environmental state and helps to prioritize the most pressing issues related to the agri-food system as a driver. These issues are climate change, nitrogen and phosphorus cycle disruption, land-use change and...

Author(s)
Dooren, C. van
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392848)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Correlations, trends and realities in the European agri-food model.

The previous chapter presents a cluster analysis of 24 European countries in the years 2006, 2009 and 2015 according to the four variables of animal production, vegetal production, total labour force input in the agri-food sector, and gross value added in the agri-food sector. In order to analyse...

Author(s)
Andrei, J. V.; Dragoi, M. C.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242201)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Overcrowded Amsterdam: striving for a balance between trade, tolerance and tourism.

This chapter deals with the overcrowding of Amsterdam, one of the world's foremost tourist cities. Insights are provided into how societal and economic changes have influenced the policies of public and private (tourism) sector organizations, city marketer practices, resident attitudes and, more...

Author(s)
Gerritsma, R.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786399823)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Overtourism: excesses, discontents and measures in travel and tourism.

This book is concerned with the various dimensions of overtourism, including the social and economic impacts of excessive tourism and the management and policy measures to address it. The 10 chapters present case studies contributing to the overtourism discussion from diverse perspectives and...

Author(s)
Milano, C.; Cheer, J. M.; Novelli, M.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786399823)
Type
Book
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Cover for Managing quality of life in tourism and hospitality.

This book shares the work of various scholars under the umbrella of quality of life in tourism and hospitality, including case studies showing best practice. The main goal of this volume is to provide a portfolio of selected activities from tourism and hospitality settings as best practices and...

Author(s)
Uysal, M.; Sirgy, M. J.; Kruger, S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390455)
Type
Book
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Cover for Creating moments of happiness on day trips.

This chapter presents a case study using narrative interviews to uncover processes that underlie positive emotions on day trips in the Netherlands. The study found three aspects that created positive emotions on day trips: (i) being together, (ii) absorption and wonderment, and (iii) relaxation and ...

Author(s)
Peperkamp, E.; Mitas, O.; Kadijk, H.; Wenzel, J.; Graaf, E. van der; Maris, D. K.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390455)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Reinventing coastal health tourism through lifestyle sports: the complexities of kiteboarding in practice.

The main question addressed in this chapter is how the practices of kiteboarding seem to be connected to and are challenged by other practices in the light of using kiteboarding for coastal health tourism reinvention in Zeeland, the Netherlands. To answer this question, exploratory findings on the...

Author(s)
Derriks, T.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391315)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Experiencing a water sports holiday as part of a rehabilitation trajectory: identifying the salutogenic mechanisms.

This chapter presents a case study exploring how people from a rehabilitation centre experienced a water sports holiday. The location was a water sports island in the Loosdrechtse Plassen, a lake district in the Netherlands. The chapter contributes to the existing literature on the benefits of...

Author(s)
Wagenaar, M.; Vaandrager, L.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391315)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The challenges of sustainable food systems where food security meets sustainability - what are countries doing?

The evolutionary history of the concepts of food security (FS) and sustainability have run in parallel for many years. After the food crisis of 2008, stability was added to definition of FS as a short-term time dimension to express the ability to withstand shocks to the food system caused by...

Author(s)
Harper, M.; Shepon, A.; Ohad, N.; Berry, E. M.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392848)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Introduction.

This chapter focuses on the importance of the maintenance or improvement of the postharvest life and quality of fresh fruits and vegetables and the scientific basis for the application of controlled atmosphere (CA) technology to the storage of fresh fruits and vegetables. The history of the effects ...

Author(s)
Thompson, A. K.; Prange, R. K.; Bancroft, R. D.; Puttongsiri, T.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393739)
Type
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