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Cover for The TEFL tourist - who, what and why?

This chapter examines the characteristics and motivations of TEFL tourists, i.e. tourists that travel to teach English as a foreign language. The chapter is based on a case study in Thailand, with considerable potential for generalization in other areas. A typology of TEFL tourists in Thailand is...

Author(s)
Stainton, H.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393227)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for History and management in East and South-east Asia.

In East and South-east Asia, parthenium weed (Parthenium hysterophorus) has invaded many countries, including Vietnam in 1922, Southern China in 1926, Japan in 1972, Taiwan in 1988, Korea in 1993, a new second introduction has been identified in Northern China (Shandong Province) in 2004, and it...

Author(s)
Shi BoYang; Tang SaiChun; Nguyen Thi Lan Thi; Kunjithapatham Dhileepan
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780645254)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Mass tourism in a small world.

This book covers (i) theoretical perspectives on mass tourism (including ethics, political economy, sustainability and environmentalism); (ii) the historical context of mass tourism development, particularly in the UK; and (iii) the current challenges to mass tourism and its future trends. Case...

Author(s)
Harrison, D.; Sharpley, R.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648545)
Type
Book
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Cover for Mass tourism in Thailand: the Chinese and Russians.

This chapter compares the characteristics and dynamics of Chinese and Russian mass tourism to Thailand. It is concluded that (i) Chinese tourists to Thailand fit more closely the conventional definition of 'mass tourists' than their Russian counterparts; (ii) mass tourism has a destabilizing effect ...

Author(s)
Cohen, E.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648545)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Tourist behaviour, vandalism and stakeholder responses.

This chapter is concerned with visitor impacts at tourist attraction sites, exploring tourist behaviours, vandalism and related stakeholder responses. The first section of the chapter clarifies the meaning of the term vandalism in a tourism context, provides a condensed literature review of the...

Author(s)
Bhati, A.; Pearce, P.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647357)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Trends in shifting cultivation policy: four decades of efforts to intensify land use in the shifting cultivation tracts of mainland Southeast Asia.

This chapter is an account of the author's experience of traditional swidden cultivation in Montane Mainland Southeast Asia from the 1970s on, and of government policies relating to it, including attempts on the author's part to influence these. In the conclusion, the author contemplates the future ...

Author(s)
Oughton, G.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391797)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The geopolitics of shifting cultivation in Thailand: a brief history of the 'hill tribe problem'.

This chapter traces the ways in which highland development in Thailand, and its focus on transforming the shifting cultivation practices of highland minorities, was bound up with processes of nation building and the management of international geopolitics. Shifting cultivation came to be demonized...

Author(s)
McKinnon, K.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391797)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Romanticizing and villainizing shifting cultivators within national policies: co-producing ethnic politics and resource-use legitimacy in Thailand's community forestry debate.

This chapter seeks to define how shifting cultivators have been portrayed in national policy debates in Thailand, in order to demonstrate new and important challenges for representing them fairly. It starts by briefly summarizing the debate about environmental narratives and co-production, and how...

Author(s)
Forsyth, T.; Walker, A.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391797)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Was Thailand's highland policy misdirected?

This chapter argues that misplaced myths have driven, and continue to drive, much of Thailand's policy regarding the highlands and highland peoples. Among these myths are crucial assumptions and beliefs about the Thai people, the nature of Thai forests, who manages Thai forests, and the 'ideal'...

Author(s)
Suwannarat, G.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391797)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Opium and shifting cultivation in Laos: state discourses and policies.

The government of Lao PDR recently adopted a hard-line policy towards opium poppy cultivation by upland minorities in the country's northern provinces, with measures including rapid crop eradication and reduction of demand. This prohibitionist policy is linked to a discourse that regards opium as...

Author(s)
Cohen, P. T.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391797)
Type
Book chapter

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