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Cover for Empowerment of women and sustainable development in the 20th century: the Yoruba women example.

This chapter examines empowerment and sustainability through Yoruba women's professional pursuits in Nigeria. It analyses the manifestation of empowerment indices in the lives of women in education, health, business and other sectors. The impact and roles of women's professional pursuits to the...

Author(s)
Oladejo, M. T.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780646169)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Glocal networking for gender equality and sustainable livelihoods.

Applying a feminist political ecology framework, this chapter presents evidence of glocal networking among rural women from case studies in rural India, Tanzania and Italy. The three cases look at: gender and sustainable livelihoods in rural India; women mobilizing for sustainable community...

Author(s)
Harcourt, W.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646251)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Community tourism resilience: some applications of the scale, change and resilience (SCR) model.

This chapter discusses applications of the scale, change and resilience (SCR) model in tourism. The SCR model extends resilience theory by making it more practical and applied. It is solidly grounded in resilience thinking, incorporating essential concepts such as spatial and temporal scale, and...

Author(s)
Lew, A. A.; Wu TsungChiung; Ni ChinCheng; Ng, P. T.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648330)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Regional collaboration in community-based mountain tourism in world heritage sites: the Ifugao Rice Terraces of the Cordillera Central mountains in the Philippines.

This chapter provides insight into community-based tourism and governance in the Ifugao Rice Terraces, a World Heritage site in the Philippines. Utilizing tourism as a catalyst, the regional community developed a community-based and integrated organization, called Save the Ifugao Terraces Movement. ...

Author(s)
Ananayo, J.; Richins, H.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644608)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Mountain tourism supply-chain networks in cross-border settings: the case of Intercerdanya, Spain.

This chapter examines border tourism within the context of the French and Spanish Pyrenees Mountains. It provides suggestions and discusses challenges related to building connections in mountain tourism border regions. This includes aspects of sustainability, planning, community and regional...

Author(s)
Blasco, D.; Guia, J.; Prats, L.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644608)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Urban archaeology and community engagement: the Küçükyalı ArkeoPark in Istanbul.

This chapter reflects on the complexities of the Küçükyalı ArkeoPark, an ongoing urban archaeology research project in the city of Istanbul and on the work being conducted toward the progressive definition of a touristic identity for the site, one that would be beneficial for the site itself and...

Author(s)
Ricci, A.; Yılmaz, A.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646770)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Theory and the future of tourism research.

This concluding chapter summarizes the book's key themes and findings with a view to the future and new opportunities for research as we continue to "demystify" the use and application of theory in tourism studies. Research gaps and opportunities are identified in the following areas: stakeholders, ...

Author(s)
Donohoe, H.; Bricker, K. S.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647227)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Theoretical perspectives on tourism and sustainable community development.

This chapter explores theories that have been applied to the study of tourism and sustainable community development, as well as theories from other fields that might be adapted to the examination of the role tourism can play in achieving sustainable communities. The theories discussed are: social...

Author(s)
Jurowski, C.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647227)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Volunteer tourism projects: a proposed mechanism to improve working with local communities.

The first part of this chapter introduces the reader to a potential mechanism that can improve the way volunteer tourism projects are established and evaluated with local communities: The 2008 Global Sustainable Tourism Criteria (GSTC). These guidelines brought together over 40 of the world's...

Author(s)
Wearing, S. L.; McGehee, N.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936969)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Reflections on the future of garden tourism.

This chapter examines ten areas of new development occurring in garden planning and operation that will, it is believed, constitute the next paradigm in garden evolution. These areas are: (1) garden outreach to the community; (2) garden tourism as part of education for biodiversity; (3)...

Author(s)
Benfield, R.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641959)
Type
Book chapter

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