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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 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 Transition pathways towards sustainability in agriculture: case studies from Europe.

The aim of this book is to improve the understanding of transition processes in European agriculture. It focuses on 'emerging transitions' - how new organizational forms and technologies change, and are changed by, mainstream actors and practices in the agricultural sector. This is achieved through ...

Author(s)
Sutherland, L. A.; Darnhofer, I.; Wilson, G. A.; Zagata, L.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642192)
Type
Book
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Cover for Fungicide resistance in crop protection: risk and management.

This book contains 21 chapters contributed by active researchers from several countries including Brazil, Canada, the Czech Republic, France, Greece, India, Israel, Italy, Japan, Sweden, Switzerland, the UK and the USA. The book chapters have been divided into five sections. The first section on...

Author(s)
Thind, T. S.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939052)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The regional effects of terrorism on tourism: an empirical analysis.

This chapter assesses the impact of terrorism on tourism in the USA and other countries (Greece, Italy, the UK, Israel, Egypt, Turkey) by use of the Seemingly Unrelated Regression (SUR) model. Results indicate that: (1) incidents of terrorism exert an effect on the tourism sector for each of the...

Author(s)
Sloboda, B. W.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930479)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Case studies of the Summer Olympic Games.

This chapter examines four recent Summer Olympic Games (Barcelona, Atlanta, Sydney and Athens) as case studies, and presents a forward look at Beijing 2008 and London 2012. The economic aspects of the individual games are one of the dimensions considered. These case studies demonstrate that,...

Author(s)
Toohey, K.; Veal, A. J.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845933463)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The innovation system in agro-food biotechnology - is it European?

This chapter analyses whether national or sectoral systems of innovation are dominant in shaping the development of agro-food biotechnology within the European Union. A simplified overview of the factors significant to innovation, the embedding networks, and their inter-relationships is presented....

Author(s)
Menrad, K.; Reiss, T.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851997421)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Factors explaining opposition to GMOs in France and the rest of Europe.

This paper provides comparative data from a number of countries and documents the trends towards more suspicion and concerns regarding GM foods in many countries. Suspicion is related to food safety risk and to environmental risk. European consumers are more concerned than US consumers,...

Author(s)
Bonny, S.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851997476)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Introduction: the tomato crop and industry.

This chapter briefly covers the classification and taxonomy of the tomato, genetic variation within the Lycopersicon genus, and the origin, history and uses of the tomato. The general characteristics of fresh and processed tomatoes are mentioned and the types available (classic round; cherry and...

Author(s)
Costa, J. M.; Heuvelink, E.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851993966)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The sheepmeat and goatmeat regime.

An investigation into the way in which the evolution of the used sheep meat and goat meat policy has impacted upon the sector and what the consequences have been for the environment is presented. Particular reference is made to the way in which a common policy has had a diversity of impacts among...

Author(s)
Ashworth, S.; Caraveli, H.
ISBN
2000 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851993546)
Type
Conference paper; Book chapter

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