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Cover for Spiritual and religious tourism: motivations and management.

This book provides insights into the development and management of sacred journeys, and the varying motivations for undertaking such journeys. The book is divided into three distinct parts. Part 1 aims to contribute towards the development of theoretical perspectives in the field. Part 2 undertakes ...

Author(s)
Dowson, R.; Yaqub, M. J.; Raj, R.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394163)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The clinical skills centre models relevant to location.

This chapter gives an overview of the range and scale of clinical skills centres (CSCs) that are used in different parts of the world. Most CSCs described in this chapter are new and in the following sections the authors from these CSCs describe the background that led to development, scope and how ...

Author(s)
Coombes, N.; Silva-Fletcher, A.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391629)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Adventure Tourism and Outdoor Activities Management: a 21st century toolkit.

This book was conceived as a reader for many aspects of adventure tourism management. Part I (chapters 1-11) deals with definitions of adventure tourism, the globalization of adventure tourism, adventure tourism research, the customer profile, product development, management issues, risk and safety ...

Author(s)
Jenkins, I. S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390868)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Let us be human: Wittgenstein and philosophical pilgrimage.

This chapter focuses on visits to sites associated with the philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein, including his grave in Cambridge, the Norwegian village of Skjolden and the isolated Austrian village of Trattenbach. It is argued that these journeys belong to a distinct genre of pilgrimage,...

Author(s)
Sayre, P. A.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393265)
Type
Book chapter
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
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Cover for Europe's changing woods and forests: from wildwood to managed landscapes.

This book brings together information about Europe's forests and how they have developed since the last Ice Age. The first part (Chapters 1-4) gives an overview of Europe's woods and forests in space and over time; the second part (Chapters 5-9) looks at how they have been managed; the third part...

Author(s)
Kirby, K. J.; Watkins, C.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643373)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Ovarian and uterine surgery.

Author(s)
Yool, D. A.
ISBN
2012 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845938215)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The role of cooperation in enhancing innovation in nature-based tourism services.

Nature-based tourism is a rapidly growing industry sector providing new sources of livelihood for rural areas to diversify the traditional economies. Although innovativeness is an important element in the competitiveness of companies, the level of innovations in nature tourism and recreation...

Author(s)
Matilainen, A.; Weiss, G.; Sarvašová, Z.; Feliciano, D.; Nastase, C.; Prede, M.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936891)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Innovation in the wood bio-energy sector in Europe.

This chapter aims to analyse sources of innovations for bio-energy at the firm level and to assess which policies have supported or impeded company innovations and business development. Our analyses are based on 14 firm-level cases from eight European countries. The case study data were collected...

Author(s)
Nybakk, E.; Niskanen, A.; Bajric, F.; Duduman, G.; Feliciano, D.; Jablonski, K.; Lunnan, A.; Sadauskiene, L.; Slee, B.; Teder, M.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936891)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The contribution of Leader+ to the implementation of innovative forest-related projects.

A key criterion of the EU's Leader approach is the demand for innovative actions to promote rural development. Given that the main objective of the COST Action E51 was the development of knowledge that enables integration of innovation and development policies for a more effective and sustainable...

Author(s)
Feliciano, D.; Slee, B.; Weiss, G.; Matilainen, A.; Rimmler, T.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936891)
Type
Book chapter

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