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Cover for Learning from the old south by the new south? The case of tourism.

This chapter focuses on the implosion of the Soviet system in 1989, the disintegration of the 'Second World', and the subsequent 'emerging economies', which were thus distinguished from the 'new states' of the 1950s and 1960s. The 'emerging' economies had more developed industrial sectors, but in...

Author(s)
Harrison, D.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245899)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Anthropologists, development and tourism networks: encounters and shadows of a colonial past.

This chapter situates and describes some of the problems that emerge when sociologists/social anthropologists from developed societies become involved in 'development' work in developing countries. The chapter is in three distinct sections: a brief overview of the debates about anthropologists'...

Author(s)
Harrison, D.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245899)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Looking ahead.

This chapter looks at the impact and economic costs of the COVID-19 lockdown to tourism, as well as the future of air travel, attractions and tourism to developing countries after the lockdown.

Author(s)
Harrison, D.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245899)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Tourism to less developed countries: the social consequences.

This chapter discusses tourism's possible social consequences in less developed countries and relates these to social problems, as perceived by key actors in the continued tension between tradition and modernity. The chapter focuses on economic and social institutions which are exposed, changed or...

Author(s)
Harrison, D.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245899)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The education paradox.

This chapter addresses the issues associated with the convergence of education and tourism in the context of TEFL tourism (i.e., tourism that involves teaching English as a foreign language). Differences in teaching practice between the developed and developing worlds, ethnocentric perceptions of...

Author(s)
Stainton, H.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393227)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Influence of government policies on sustainable tourism development in Malawi.

Focusing on the case of Malawi, this chapter assesses the role of government tourism policy that is consistent for sustainable tourism development. Suggestions are drawn for the creation of better tourism policy that is more effective to contribute to sustainable tourism development, particularly...

Author(s)
Mweiwa, V. R.; Chilembwe, J. M.; Mankhomwa, E.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394286)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The Organic Academy of IFOAM-Organics International: training multipliers in the developing world.

The Organic Academy of IFOAM-Organics International is 6 years old. It has trained over 600 stakeholders from more than 70 countries in the organic sector, and has conducted its training on four out of five continents. Its main approach is to base its curriculum on the key principles and values of...

Author(s)
Hauptfleisch, K.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786399601)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Organophosphates I. Human health effects and implications for the environment: an overview.

Organophosphorus (OP) compounds were developed as pesticides in the 1930s, including the discovery of the even more toxic compounds later called nerve agents. Newspapers in the Western world focus on the individual dissemination of nerve agents during the Iraq or Syrian war. In contrast, more than...

Author(s)
Wille, T.; Thiermann, H.; Worek, F.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394675)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Conclusion.

The book concludes that it would be sensible for all countries to equip themselves with a grain buffer stock. It will help to relieve the humanitarian and political fall-out of volatile grain prices. Stable prices are also necessary for farmers to adjust their farming methods to the exigencies of...

Author(s)
McClintock, J.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394842)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Orphanages as sites of modern slavery.

This chapter argues that the desire of volunteers and visitors to assist orphans through orphanage tourism creates a demand for paper orphans, in turn fuelling orphanage trafficking, thus making the orphanage a site of modern slavery. Central to this chapter is how the institution of the...

Author(s)
Doore, K. E. van
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789240795)
Type
Book chapter

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