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Cover for Temperate agroforestry systems.

This second edition of the book contains 12 chapters, which aims to: (1) to update existing chapters with the tremendous advances in temperate agroforestry knowledge that have come to light in the last 20 years; and (2) if possible, to add new global regional examples of temperate agroforestry....

Author(s)
Gordon, A. M.; Newman, S. M.; Coleman, B. R. W.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780644851)
Type
Book
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Cover for The many voices of pilgrimage and reconciliation.

This book offers multiple voices and viewpoints on pilgrimage, covering both spiritual and non-spiritual voyages and in particular the theme of reconciliation in all of its many dimensions. The book has 15 chapters presented in three parts with the following headings: (i) peace, human rights and...

Author(s)
McIntosh, I. S.; Harman, L. D.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393265)
Type
Book
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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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Cover for The law of tort and its relevance for risk management.

This chapter examines the concept of tort and its importance in risk management, particularly in the tourism, leisure and sports industries. The necessity for students and practitioners to understand tort is stressed and an additional insight is given into why risk is often considered in asymmetric ...

Author(s)
Piekarz, M. J.; Jenkins, I. S.; Mills, P. F.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644493)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Risk and safety management.

This chapter focuses on safety risk management, particularly in the tourism, leisure and sports industries. The legal compliance to engage with risk and hazard management is examined in relation to health and safety legislation from around the world. It is illustrated that the engagement with risk...

Author(s)
Piekarz, M. J.; Jenkins, I. S.; Mills, P. F.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644493)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Ethnic conflict: is heritage tourism part of the solution or part of the problem?

This chapter examines a general assumption that the development of heritage tourism alleviates or mitigates ethnic and cultural divisions, and is an instrument for reconciliation. The chapter uses the cases of the island of Ireland, Newfoundland, Cyprus, Macedonia, South Africa and specific...

Author(s)
Ashworth, G.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643922)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for A world garden survey.

This chapter presents an overview of gardens and garden tourism in different countries/regions of the world, namely: the USA and Canada, the UK, Europe, sub-Saharan Africa, South Asia, Central and South America, South East Asia, North Africa and the Middle East, the former Soviet Union, China,...

Author(s)
Benfield, R.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641959)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Events and resistance.

This chapter focuses on the increasingly prevalent narrative of resistance that accompanies sporting, cultural and political events. Because certain events represent the site for contestation over meaning and identity, these events have also been effectively employed historically to communicate...

Author(s)
McGillivray, D.; Jones, J.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642529)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Hemp seeds for nutrition.

In several Western countries, hemp seeds and oil are gradually making a comeback as ingredients in food and cosmetics products. The best example is North America, where the recent steady increase in Canadian hemp acreage is driven almost exclusively by demand from the US market for 'natural foods'. ...

Author(s)
Leson, G.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937935)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Incident command systems.

This book chapter reviews incident command systems (ICS) that allow for effective and efficient management during small and large incidents. It presents a historical background and overview of the National Incident Management System in the USA, which became the national version of ICS. It describes ...

Author(s)
Parrillo, S.; Bail, J.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939298)
Type
Book chapter

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