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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 Winter tourism management and challenges in the Tatra National Park.

This chapter examines the winter tourism offers at the Tatra National Park in Poland as well as the management challenges, including zoning of winter recreation, visitor monitoring, user conflicts, risk and safety, and cooperation for nature conservation.

Author(s)
Taczanowska, K.; Bielański, M.; Hibner, J.; Jodłowski, M.; Zwijacz-Kozica, T.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395207)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Does a religious tourist need a guide? Interpretation and storytelling in sacred places.

This chapter presents contemporary trends in religious tourism and the role that pilgrimage plays in shaping the knowledge and attitudes related to the religious and spiritual heritage of the region. Based on surveys and direct interviews in the Pomerania region (north-west Poland and north-east...

Author(s)
Duda, T.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789241129)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Healing tourists with religion: Saint Rita's cult in Poland.

This chapter examines the emergence of the cult of St Rita of Cascia in Poland, in Krakow in particular, where the post-communist era has seen the development, especially in Catholic areas, of new processional routes associated with transnational cults. An examination of the Polish petitions of the ...

Author(s)
Kuźma, I. B.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392527)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Gender desegregation among village representatives in Poland: towards breaking the male domination in local politics?

This chapter examines whether accessing the position of village representative promotes Polish women's position in politics, which had traditionally been a male position of privilege. The chapter demonstrates how women's entry is facilitated by the devaluation of this position and does not lead to...

Author(s)
Matysiak, I.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646251)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Judaism - Jewish and Israeli pilgrimage experience: constructing national identity.

This chapter provides contemporary and historical perspectives on Jewish pilgrimage. It reviews the tradition of Jewish pilgrimage to the ancient Temple, explains its purpose and meaning, and discusses the reasons for its termination. Modern pilgrimages to state-sponsored locations in Masada and to ...

Author(s)
Inbari, M.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647388)
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 Multi-ethnic food in the mono-ethnic city: tourism, gastronomy and identity in central Warsaw.

This chapter explores how global trends in multi-ethnic food are articulated in the mono-ethnic city of Warsaw, Poland. Taking the city's central borough, Śródmieście, as a case study, the chapter discusses the importance of ethnic gastronomy in 'globalising' the local population. Up to 31% of...

Author(s)
Derek, M.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647616)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Heroes or 'others'? A geopolitics of international footballer mobility.

This chapter explores, from a largely Polish perspective, some of the geopolitical dimensions and tensions of elite footballer mobilities. The chapter draws on the concepts of core-periphery relationships and semi-colonialism to address the nature and significance of asymmetrical flows from...

Author(s)
Trzepacz, P.; Hall, D.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647616)
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
Book chapter

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