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Cover for Tourism and development: from development theory to globalization.

This chapter explores the relationship of tourism to development. The emergence of development theory, tourism as viewed through the lens of development theory, and the globalization perspective are discussed.

Author(s)
Harrison, D.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245899)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Contemporary perspectives of pilgrimage.

The purpose of this chapter is to highlight contemporary perspectives of pilgrimage in the (post-)modern world, particularly focusing on changes that have taken place in pilgrimage travel due to the 'democratisation of travel' and the use of pilgrimage and pilgrim as a metaphor to describe other...

Author(s)
Olsen, D. H.; Timothy DallenJ.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245653)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for One health into action: integrating global health governance with national priorities in a globalized world.

This chapter describes the evolution of global health governance (GHG), from the early years of international health diplomacy in the 19th century, to a discussion of the systems, actors and networks that currently hold a stake in GHG today. The various options, considerations and challenges that...

Author(s)
Okello, A.; Vandersmissen, A.; Welburn, S. C.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242577)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Globalization of adventure tourism.

This chapter looks at the globalization of the adventure tourism market, highlights the most popular adventure destinations, and discusses the issues of disintermediation in the adventure industry and the sustainability of adventure tourism. It is indicated that globalization has increased access...

Author(s)
Jenkins, I. S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390868)
Type
Book chapter
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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
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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 Chapter Info
Cover for Globally important agricultural heritage systems (GIAHS): a legacy for food and nutrition security.

In many countries specific agricultural systems and landscapes have been created, shaped and maintained by generations of farmers and herders based on diverse species and their interactions and using locally adapted, distinctive and often ingenious combinations of management practices and...

Author(s)
Koohafkan, P.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392848)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Heritage management and conservation activities at World Heritage Sites.

This chapter indicates that 'postmodernism' and 'globalization' are essential phenomena when examining heritage management and conservation activities at World Heritage sites (WHSs). The reality of heritage management and conservation activities at WHSs is examined in relation to philosophy and...

Author(s)
Jimura, T.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392688)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Strategic management in tourism.

The structure of this 3rd edition remains the same, with the exception of a whole new Part IV dealing with the 'New Business Ecosystem and Stakeholder-Driven Strategy'. All the 20 chapters have been updated or are totally new contributions. Part I ('Tourism Environment, Economic Development,...

Author(s)
Moutinho, L.; Vargas-Sánchez, A.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390240)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for International strategies in tourism.

This chapter highlights the importance of an international strategic approach in tourism and evaluates the strategic internationalization strategies followed by tourism companies in practice, including the use of management contracts, franchising, and joint ventures. The chapter covers topics such...

Author(s)
Parra-López, E.; Yanes-Estévez, V.; Melchior-Navarro, M.; Martínez-González, J. A.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390240)
Type
Book chapter

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