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Cover for Risk and safety challenges for religious tourism and events.

This book is about an increasing awareness of the risks and safety challenges facing religious events/festivals on a global scale. The authors provide practical applications, models and illustrations of religious tourism and pilgrimage management from a variety of international perspectives....

Author(s)
Korstanje, M. E.; Raj, R.; Griffin, K.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392282)
Type
Book
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Cover for Risk assessment and disaster management for religious events.

This chapter demonstrates the principles of risk assessment, how health and safety management works in practice, and the significant risks involved in managing religious events. The focus of the chapter is on crowd management associated with religious festivals. The importance of contingency...

Author(s)
Raj, R.; Griffin, K.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392282)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Risk management or the right to ritual: attempting to control the masses at the Kumbh Mela.

This chapter introduces the Hindu festival Kumbh Mela as a motivating factor driving religious tourism and pilgrimage. Specific attention is given here to risk management at the 2013 Kumbh Mela in Allahabad, a mega-event in which over 100 million pilgrims attended and bathed in the river Ganga....

Author(s)
Griffin, D.; Radhakrishnan, Y. P.; Griffin, K.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392282)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Religious festival in tourism: a comparative perspective of the Aobao festival.

This chapter examines the impact of tourism on the Aobao religious festival held in Tuva and Kazakh settlements in Kanas, Xinjiang, China. In many indigenous communities, tourism impacts religious festivals and undermines their purposes by exposing them to market forces and commercialism. Some...

Author(s)
Yang JingJing; Zhang LingYun
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392343)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Motivations for religious tourism, pilgrimage, festivals and events.

This chapter reassesses theories of motivation, both historical and contemporary, related to religious tourism, pilgrimage, festivals and events, recognizing the act of travel as well as the arrival as part of the complex matrix of travel motivators. The chapter introduces discourses on content...

Author(s)
Raj, R.; Griffin, K.; Blackwell, R.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645230)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Ashura and its commemoration in Ireland: a 'proxy' pilgrimage experience.

This chapter outlines the historical events that led to the celebration of Ashura by Shia Muslims, and how these are linked to the separate Muslim groupings. The various practices in the commemoration of Ashura are presented and in particular some of the most contentions elements are discussed. The ...

Author(s)
Griffin, K.; Faris, H. M.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645230)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Terrorists and the dehumanization of the other.

This chapter discusses the roots of terrorism and its effects in a globalized world. Firstly, some studies within the main literature are placed under scrutiny. The problems states have in keeping fear under control and avoiding domestic chaos are examined. Secondly, the intersection of Islam and...

Author(s)
Korstanje, M. E.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392282)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for A risky delight: the dangers of being a participant in a Maltese <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Festa</i>.

This chapter examines the Maltese 'festa', a religious celebration honouring the patron saint of each town and village of the Maltese islands Malta and Gozo. The local feasts are typically celebrated with a display of fireworks; sometimes with animal races; always with band parades; and,...

Author(s)
Cassar, G.; Munro, D.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392282)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Chinese migrations and pilgrimages around Prato (Italy) and Wenzhou (China).

This chapter examines worship in a migration context, focusing on the Chinese migrants in the city of Prato (Italy). The chapter analyses the role played by the Temple of the Buddhist Association of the Chinese community in Prato, which hosts a range of important festivals and welcomes pilgrims...

Author(s)
Parbuono, D.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392527)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Urban regeneration and culture: Maltese example.

This chapter presents a case study of urban regeneration and culture in Malta, identifying the key motivations for engaging in urban regeneration and the logic behind intrinsically linking (re)developments to the encouragement of local engagement with Maltese culture. Festivals and historical...

Author(s)
Zammit, V.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939236)
Type
Book chapter

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