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Cover for Urban biodiversity: between elsewhere-nature and the post-wild world.

This chapter provides information on 'elsewhere-nature' and 'post-wild world' biodiversity. Relationships between these tendencies and current understanding of urban biodiversity, and implications of these tendencies for perceptions and actions, are discussed. This chapter is concluded with an...

Author(s)
Johnson, L. R.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242607)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Understanding situations.

This chapter describes how veterinarians apply ethics and morals in their decision making for treating animal health cases.

ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789247206)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Understanding others.

This chapter considers key practical ethical skills of veterinarians as they try to recognize moral patients. One of the ideas highligthed focused on the concept of this approach "treat others as we would want them to treat us, or (much more demandingly) to love one's neighbour as oneself.

ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789247206)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Clinical veterinary practice.

This chapter discussed how veterinarians practice ethical skills during diagnosis and prognosis, selection of treatment, consulting, and charging of their patients.

ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789247206)
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 Visitor expectations and behaviours at elephant camps.

This chapter explores how tourists 'gaze' at elephants at camps in Chiangmai, Thailand. Developing John Urry's (1990) concept of the tourist 'gaze', this chapter explores and explains different behaviours and perceptions of tourists who visit elephant camps in Chiangmai, and how elephant camps and...

Author(s)
Chotmanakul, S.; Ongkhluap, S.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245868)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Alternative forms of elephant tourism.

This chapter highlights the key welfare issues with regard to elephant attractions and presents the findings of a survey of tourists who have previously visited elephant attractions in Asia which aimed to find out more about their motivations, the activities they undertook, their experiences and...

Author(s)
Curtin, S.; Day, C.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245868)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Elephant tourism conservation and the need for a new strategy: Thai stakeholder attitudes.

This chapter presents the results of interviews with people involved in the elephant camp business in Thailand regarding how elephant camps can be better managed and what makes for success. Interview questions included: How have elephant camp managers responded to the changes in animal welfare...

Author(s)
Ashton, A. S.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245868)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Modernizing human-elephant interactions.

This chapter describes the history and evolution of the human-elephant relationship in terms of regulations, behaviour, health, welfare, attitudes and tourism.

Author(s)
McLean, A.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245868)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The spiritual dimension of health.

This chapter describes the concept of spirituality and religion and their role in human health.

Author(s)
Fries, T.; Cooke, K. T.; Berger, M. G.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242577)
Type
Book chapter

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