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Cover for Income and quality of life.

This chapter discusses the following achievements of the Char Development and Settlement Project in Bangladesh: increased income and changes in sources of income; increased land ownership and housing; improved water and sanitation; increased asset value; improved food security; and increased...

Author(s)
Sarker, K. S.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789246049)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for In focus 1. Overtourism is invading Kyoto.

The case of the city of Kyoto (Japan) is presented to underline how dramatic increases in tourism over recent years are playing out. Like most destinations undergoing rapid growth, the development of supporting infrastructure and services has failed to keep pace with growing visitation. In Kyoto,...

Author(s)
Abe, D.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786399823)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Climate change, housing and public health.

This chapter describes the importance of housing in the context of climate change and the health effects of climate change. The contribution of housing life cycle to production of greenhouse gases (GHGs), and the association between climate change, housing dampness, mould problems and respiratory...

Author(s)
Jaakkola, J. J. K.; Amegah, A. K.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642659)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Climate change and global health.

This book describes the direct and indirect global impacts of climate change. It includes 30 chapters divided into 7 parts. Part I (Introduction) includes 2 chapters describing anthropocene and the impact of climate change on global health. Part II includes 4 chapters focusing on the primary health ...

Author(s)
Butler, C. D.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642659)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Tourism and human rights.

This chapter examines the links between tourism and human rights. The rationale for tourism development in less economically developed countries is to bring economic prosperity and a better standard of living. Frequently, however, the right of freedom to travel for the rich impacts negatively on...

Author(s)
Cole, S.; Eriksson, J.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936624)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Providing integrated pest management to multi-dwelling low-income housing.

Pest control in low-income housing, whether in private or publicly managed multi-dwelling structures has traditionally been at the low end of pest control service work in North America. Owing to the complexity of pest ecosystems in housing, this has resulted in chronic infestations of cockroaches,...

Author(s)
Bryks, S.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938031)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The amenity migrants: seeking and sustaining mountains and their cultures.

This book describes and analyses the challenges and opportunities of amenity migration to mountain areas and its management, and offers related recommendations. The book's chapters cover the subject through case studies at international, regional and local levels, along with overarching themes such ...

Author(s)
Moss, L. A. G.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9780851990842)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Finding a pad in paradise: amenity migration effects on Whistler, British Columbia.

This chapter presents a case study of the implications of amenity migration on housing supply and availability in the mountain resort community of Whistler, British Columbia, Canada. Specifically, it (i) describes trends in the growth and magnitude of amenity migration to Whistler; (ii) summarizes...

Author(s)
Moore, S. R.; Williams, P. W.; Gill, A.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9780851990842)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Santa Fe, a fading dream: 1986 profile and 2005 postscript.

This chapter reviews and assesses some 20 years of amenity migration in the Santa Fe area of New Mexico, USA, focusing on the failure of its policy makers, public planners and influential citizens to both acknowledge this critical change agent and plan for it. This has resulted in significant...

Author(s)
Glorioso, R. S.; Moss, L. A. G.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9780851990842)
Type
Book chapter

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