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Cover for Correlations, trends and realities in the European agri-food model.

The previous chapter presents a cluster analysis of 24 European countries in the years 2006, 2009 and 2015 according to the four variables of animal production, vegetal production, total labour force input in the agri-food sector, and gross value added in the agri-food sector. In order to analyse...

Author(s)
Andrei, J. V.; Dragoi, M. C.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242201)
Type
Book chapter
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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 Managing religious tourism.

This book endeavours to put forward a toolkit that will aid positive outcomes in religious tourism management, drawing on case studies from multiple countries and regions. This book is divided into three main sections. The first deals with the theoretical aspects of managing sacred sites; the...

Author(s)
Griffiths, M.; Wiltshier, P.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393197)
Type
Book
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Cover for Mass tourism in a small world.

This book covers (i) theoretical perspectives on mass tourism (including ethics, political economy, sustainability and environmentalism); (ii) the historical context of mass tourism development, particularly in the UK; and (iii) the current challenges to mass tourism and its future trends. Case...

Author(s)
Harrison, D.; Sharpley, R.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648545)
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 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 Trust and relationships in selected European agri-food chains.

This chapter explores the nature and role of trust in eight selected agri-food chains in four EU countries (the pigs-to-sausage and barley-to-beer chains in Germany, the cattle-to-beef and pigs-to-pigmeat chains in Ireland, the pigs-to-cured ham and cereal-to-bread chains in Spain, and the malting...

Author(s)
Leat, P.; Henchion, M.; Albisu, L. M.; Fischer, C.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936426)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Determinants of sustainable agri-food chain relationships in Europe.

The role of inter-organizational relationships in European meat and cereals chains is analysed. Using survey data from 1442 farmers, processors and retailers in six countries (Germany, UK, Spain, Poland, Ireland, and Finland), the empirical relevance of several factors potentially influencing the...

Author(s)
Fischer, C.; Hartmann, M.; Reynolds, N.; Leat, P.; Revoredo-Giha, C.; Henchion, M.; Gracia, A.; Albisu, L. M.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936426)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Long-term legacy implications for Olympic Games.

This chapter evaluates the lessons learned from the Olympic Games of Sydney and Barcelona in relation to legacy planning, especially the social consequences, and the 'best-practice' lessons that can be incorporated within the London Olympics 2012 planning in relation to future long-term legacies....

Author(s)
Sadd, D.; Jones, I.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935245)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Salmonid alphaviruses.

This chapter presents a review of salmonid alphavirus, covering all known information on this group of economically important viruses in salmonids.

Author(s)
Graham, D. A.; McLoughlin, M. F.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935542)
Type
Book chapter

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