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Cover for Martyrdom and dark tourism in Carthage, Illinois.

This chapter examines how Carthage Jail, the martyrdom site of Joseph Smith, founder of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, has evolved from a site of tragedy to a site of healing and religious co-operation. As a case study in dark tourism formation, this chapter examines how the...

Author(s)
Esplin, S. C.; Olsen, D. H.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241877)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The ten-year anniversary of the civil rights pilgrimage: an experiential exploration into history, diversity, equality and equity.

This chapter shares a decade of experience and research on the Civil Rights Pilgrimage (CRP) developed at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire (UW-EC) as an alternative spring break trip. It begins with an overview of relevant literature regarding experiential learning and critical race theory...

Author(s)
Thesing-Ritter, J. M.; Caspersen, J. R.; Walkowiak, N. J.; Jones, J. L.; Lewis, C. R.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241877)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for 'Though I walk through the valley': teaching Richard Wright through experiential learning.

This chapter proposes a potential itinerary to teach the selected works of African-American writer Richard Wright by incorporating the theme of literary pilgrimage to emphasize the connection between travel and liberation. This approach to Wright's work will take students through Paris, Chicago and ...

Author(s)
Hayes, J. L.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241877)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Dark tourism or pilgrimage in the museum? Considering the case of Emmett Till's casket.

This chapter first provides an overview of the historical context of the life, murder and the subsequent trial of the killers of Emmett Till (an African-American boy who was lynched in 1955). Next, discussion shifts to the controversial decisions that the Smithsonian faced in their efforts to...

Author(s)
Cook, M.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241877)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for A mass grave and a massacre: encounters with remembrances of death at wounded knee, South Dakota.

This chapter compares and contrasts Oglala Lakota perceptions of the Wounded Knee Massacre site and mass grave with tourist experiences to illustrate the challenges that come in trying to resolve how a massacre 'ought' to be remembered. Further, the chapter shows how Wounded Knee emerges as an...

Author(s)
Johannesen, D.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241877)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Borough of the dead: the weight of hip hop's history and tourism's dark pilgrimage to the Bronx.

This chapter focuses on both dark tourism and pilgrimage as they coalesce in the Bronx around hip hop - the defining music genre and period of history for the borough - and how managers of planned sites that address this history are attempting to address the range of expectations that visitors will ...

Author(s)
Donica, J.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241877)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Auditing and assessing the welfare of livestock and poultry during pre-slaughter handling and stunning.

Animal-based measures are an effective method for both auditing and monitoring handling and stunning of livestock and poultry in commercial abattoirs. The following variables should be measured. For livestock, the percentage of animals is assessed on five measures: (i) effective stunning with one...

Author(s)
Grandin, T.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789240573)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Determining unconsciousness and insensibility in commercial abattoirs.

US and EU legislation require that an animal must be rendered insensible to pain before invasive dressing procedures start. If an animal shows any of the following clinical signs, it must be immediately restunned: (i) righting reflex or retains the ability to stand; (ii) species-specific...

Author(s)
Grandin, T.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789240573)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Organochlorine insecticides: neurotoxicity.

Organochlorine insecticides have an extensive history in the mitigation and control of insect populations in agricultural as well as residential and personal settings. Their utility was defined by unique characteristics that rendered these compounds highly toxic to insects, coupled with a...

Author(s)
Caudle, W. M.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394675)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Crude oil pollution III. <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Exxon Valdez</i> contamination: ecological recovery, a case study.

The Exxon Valdez oil spill in Prince William Sound, Alaska, in March 1989 was considered at the time the worst environmental disaster in North America. Though Exxon Corporation expended $2 billion over 4 years on clean-up operations, oil remained on the beaches contaminated by the spill. The US...

Author(s)
Haycox, S.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394675)
Type
Book chapter

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