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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
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Religion, ideology and terrorism.

This chapter reflects on religion, ideology and terrorism, highlighting that now, in the late 2010s, we live at a particular conjuncture that brings together terrorism and tourism and places them in a context where religion is a defining parameter. The chapter deals with many concepts in relation...

Author(s)
Clarke, A.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392282)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Tourism security: the evolution of theory.

This chapter discusses not only the evolution of the tourism literature on terrorism and security but also focuses on the new tactics of modern terrorism. Each generation of academics regarded terrorism in different ways, forging a much deeper collective discourse, which this chapter attempts to...

Author(s)
Korstanje, M. E.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392282)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Risk of terrorism and crime on the tourism industry.

This chapter discusses the conceptual differences between crime, hate crime and terrorism. In addition, it evaluates the risks faced by travellers due to the recent phenomenon of terrorism, which has impacted the tourism industry greatly. Finally, the chapter illustrates that terrorism is an...

Author(s)
Ayesha Chowdhury; Raj, R.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392282)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Travelling through a hostile world: the expansion of terror in American culture.

This chapter discusses how colonialism links closely to modern terrorism, which is inextricably intertwined with travel. It also places the notion of exemption and 'American-ness' under a critical lens, and suggests that Americans are particularity exercised by terrorism due to the legacy of...

Author(s)
Korstanje, M. E.; Skoll, G.; Seraphin, H.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392282)
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 Hospitality, tourism, terrorism: creating a security-conscious culture.

This chapter analyses and examines how the hospitality and tourism industries must work towards creating and ingraining a security-conscious culture where a duty of care towards tourists exists. Possible terrorist targets in tourism are discussed, as well as the different methods of attack.

Author(s)
Peter, C.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392282)
Type
Book chapter
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 The impact of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria's campaign on Yezidi religious structures and pilgrimage practices.

This chapter discusses how the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), through the expulsion of Iraqi Christian Chaldean and 'heterodox' Yezidi and Sabean communities, and the destruction of their religious churches, temples and practices, seeks to create a homogenous neo-Salafi space by 'religious ...

Author(s)
Al-Marashi, I.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647388)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Pilgrimage, diversity and terrorism.

This chapter reviews many manifestations of terrorism with particular reference to the atrocities carried out against holy visitors. This work is underpinned by an examination of motivations for pilgrimage and the terror philosophy of the perpetrators behind attacks. Issues associated with...

Author(s)
Rashid, T.; Robinson, N.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645230)
Type
Book chapter