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Cover for Introduction: local identity and transnational cults.

This chapter contextualizes the book with a reflection on pilgrimage studies and their evolution in European literature. Following this, it outlines the book's overall structure and details the contributions of the various authors.

Author(s)
Giacalone, F.; Griffin, K.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392527)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Conclusion.

This chapter brings together some concluding observations on the individual chapters and their overall contributions, particularly on the themes of: (1) contemporary pilgrimages in specific local circumstances; and (2) the creation of dynamics that expand cults to other places.

Author(s)
Griffin, K.; Giacalone, F.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392527)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Local identities and transnational cults within Europe.

This book is primarily derived from the proceedings of a meeting of Francophone anthropologists, the XXVIII Colloque Eurethno du Conseil d'Europe, on the theme of pilgrimage in Europe, which was held in Perugia and Assisi in 2014. As such, the publication of these papers in English brings to the...

Author(s)
Giacalone, F.; Griffin, K.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392527)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Defamation of religion and freedom of speech.

This chapter discusses the nature of the conflict between freedom of religion and freedom of speech, which have implications for religious tourism. The chapter focuses on the apparent conflict associated with published content that gives offence to religious sentiments, defames a religion and is...

Author(s)
Chowdhury, A.; Raj, R.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390646)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Islam - contemporary perspective.

This chapter examines various contemporary perspectives of Islam and in particular addresses an under-researched aspect of religious pilgrimage - the motivation to attend mosques on a daily basis. The chapter contextualizes Islam within contemporary societal development in Europe, wherein Western...

Author(s)
Raj, R.; Raja, I.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647388)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Pilgrimage policy management: between shrine strategy and ritual improvisation.

This chapter challenges conventional models of managing pilgrimage sites in the West, which often see administrators and managers as needing to 'protect' the sacred from tourists who lack the knowledge to engage in appropriate ways with the shrine and its environs. In addition, it is often assumed...

Author(s)
Coleman, S.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647388)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Logistics at holy sites.

After briefly analysing the characteristics of visitors to holy places, this chapter explores the identity and role of large and small operators, both secular and religious, in the organization of pilgrimages and the management of certain holy places in the Western world. The chapter analyses how...

Author(s)
Trono, A.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647388)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Social tourism for low-income groups: benefits in a UK and Irish context.

This chapter provides an analysis of social tourism provision for low-income groups, focusing on the social and economic benefits of such provision. It begins by defining social tourism and discusses issues in relation to holiday participation, poverty and social exclusion. A number of examples of...

Author(s)
Minnaert, L.; Stacey, J.; Quinn, B.; Griffin, K.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936624)
Type
Book chapter