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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
CABI Book Chapter Info
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
CABI Book Chapter Info
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
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Suicide bombing response.

This book chapter discusses aspects related to the planning and implementation of an effective coordinated suicide bombing disaster management and response. The chapter begins with an outline of the phases of a suicide bombing attack to provide an important foundation for understanding the...

Author(s)
Richman, A.; Foerster, C. R.; Cohen, T. P.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939298)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
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
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Contemporary trends in international tourism and travel for older adults.

This chapter examines the population growth of older people in selected countries throughout the world, and explores the growth in domestic and international travel by older people. The tourism and leisure-related behaviour of older people in USA, Canada, Australia, Europe, UK, Germany, Japan,...

Author(s)
Patterson, I.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930653)
Type
Book chapter

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