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Cover for Pearce and Elliott's trip index.

Pearce and Elliott's trip index (TI), which compares the amount of time spent at a destination with the total time of the tourist's trip, is explained. An application of the TI to two destinations on New Zealand's South Island is presented.

Author(s)
Lohmann, G.; Panosso Netto, A.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647159)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Empowering women through conservation agriculture: rhetoric or reality? Evidence from Malawi.

This research sought to examine whether conservation agriculture (CA) could play a role in the empowerment of women through agriculture. The results indicate that there are indeed clear positive impacts for women who practice CA, in terms of time and labour spent on agricultural endeavors, returns...

Author(s)
Maher, J.; Wagstaff, P.; O'Brien, J.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644233)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The rabbit as a companion animal.

In this chapter tha authors highlight the important reminders to think about before getting a rabbit as a companion animal. Some of these reminders include: time perspective, allergies, the rabbit's character (behaviour), costs, nutrition, living conditions, the social rabbit, 'babysitting' (care...

Author(s)
Buseth, M. E.; Saunders, R.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641904)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Free time and leisure participation: international perspectives.

This book is an expanded and updated edition of a previous work entitled World Leisure Participation: Free Time in the Global Village, by the same editors (CABI, 1996). It brings together the results of national leisure participation surveys from 15 economically developed countries (3 of which were ...

Author(s)
Cushman, G.; Veal, A. J.; Zuzanek, J.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996202)
Type
Book
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Cover for Leisure participation and time-use surveys: Germany.

This chapter presents an overview of leisure policy and leisure behaviour in Germany and presents data on the leisure budget in terms of expenditure and time allocation. It is indicated that, in the 1990s, about 15% of the disposable income of German families of two adults and two children with...

Author(s)
Tokarski, W.; Michels, H.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996202)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Leisure participation and time-use surveys: Great Britain.

This chapter reviews statistics on British time-use and leisure participation as revealed in government and other time-use surveys conducted since the 1960s, and official leisure participation surveys conducted since the 1970s. Trends in leisure participation and current patterns are discussed for...

Author(s)
Gratton, C.; Veal, A. J.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996202)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Leisure participation and time-use surveys: The Netherlands.

This chapter discusses developments in obligatory time and free time in the Netherlands based on data from the 1975, 1990 and 2000 Time-budget Surveys. Although the amount of free time in the Netherlands is still high compared to that of other industrialized countries, it shown that during the...

Author(s)
Knulst, W.; Poel, H. van der
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996202)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Leisure participation and time-use surveys: Australia.

This chapter reviews statistics on Australian leisure participation and time use as revealed by leisure participation surveys conducted in 1975-2002 and time-budget surveys carried out in 1992 and 1997. Participation patterns are discussed for different leisure activities, namely: sport, physical...

Author(s)
Veal, A. J.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996202)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Leisure participation and time-use surveys: New Zealand.

This chapter draws from more recent and wide-ranging research in order to show New Zealanders' leisure behaviour and time use in a new perspective and to highlight a number of relevant influences and changes (socioeconomic influences, government reforms, globalization, and the media) over the...

Author(s)
Walker, S.; Donn, M.; Laidler, A.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996202)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Leisure participation and time-use surveys: Poland.

This chapter concentrates on changes that took place in Polish leisure after 1989, when the communist system collapsed. The changes are also compared to the situation that existed in the 1970s and 1980s, to trace the roots of the processes that shaped the 1990s, using mainly public available...

Author(s)
Jung, B.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996202)
Type
Book chapter

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