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Cover for The making of the literary city: Edinburgh, Barcelona and Óbidos.

This chapter interrogates the image of the 'literary city', in particular with the emergence of the UNESCO Creative Cities Network and the title of 'City of Literature' (awarded since 2004). Considering the complex relationships between literature and place in global contexts, the first question to ...

Author(s)
Marques, L.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394590)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Heritage tourism destinations: preservation, communication and development.

This book on heritage tourism utilizes a three-part structure. Part I (chapters 1-3) deals with the conservation and revitalization of heritage destinations, as well as the role local communities have in supporting an attraction. Part II (chapters 4-6) discusses the development of heritage tourism...

Author(s)
Alvarez, M. D.; Go, F. M.; Yüksel, A.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646770)
Type
Book
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Cover for Planning for tourism: towards a sustainable future.

This text provides an innovative multi-disciplinary social science approach to the pedagogy of contemporary tourism planning processes. The three chapters in Part I review different conceptual aspects of planning, tourism and sustainability, explored from different interdisciplinary perspectives....

Author(s)
Morpeth, N. D.; Yan, H. L.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644585)
Type
Book
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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 Lifestyle farming: countryside consumption and transition towards new farming models.

This chapter deals with the role of 'countryside consumption' as a driver of change in agricultural and land-based activities in Europe. It analyses how increasing utilization of the countryside as a space of consumption (such as for amenity, living space, and leisure activities) has led to a shift ...

Author(s)
Pinto-Correia, T.; Gonzalez, C.; Sutherland, L. A.; Peneva, M.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642192)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for More than just a factor in transition processes? The role of collaboration in agriculture.

This chapter provides insights into the role of collaboration in transition processes in agriculture. It shows how collaboration can be conceptualized as a socio-technical innovation, based on the in-depth analysis of three initiatives (machinery rings in eastern Scotland, CRIE Montado in Portugal...

Author(s)
Schiller, S. R.; Gonzalez, C.; Flanigan, S.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642192)
Type
Book chapter
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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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Cover for Asking farmers about their response to the proposed bond scheme.

This chapter discusses a postal survey of farmers conducted in the UK, Germany and Portugal (n=∼4500 in each country; response rate=40.2, 36.8, and 33.4%, respectively) aimed at determining their reactions to a proposed bond scheme as part of the Common Agricultural Policy reform in the EU. It...

Author(s)
Tranter, R.; Costa, L.; Knapp, T.; Little, J.; Sottomayor, M.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851997445)
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
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Cover for The economic impacts of different types of tourism in upland and mountain areas of Europe.

An analysis of the economic impacts of different types of tourism development in upland rural areas of Europe is presented. Based on empirical research carried out in Portugal, France, and the UK which compared the economic impacts of hard tourism (large-scale, capital-intensive developments) with...

Author(s)
Snowdon, P.; Slee, B.; Farr, H.
ISBN
2000 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851993911)
Type
Book chapter

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