The energy transition is fundamentally transforming geopolitics, with renewable energy and other decarbonization options reshaping existing energy markets, trade flows, and energy security strategies. What new opportunities and challenges await us? Will it pacify global energy relations or bring a perilous transition?
The Handbook on Tourism and Conservation demonstrates the intrinsic nexus between tourism, the environment and sustainable natural resources use. It applies Ostrom’s social-ecological systems (SESs) theory as the analytical framework for reaching a consensus on divergent viewpoints within the context of global environmental change and emerging governance issues.
This unique Companion showcases the importance of valleys and their socio-economic, physical and cultural landscapes across three continents. Expert scholars in the field offer a broad range of disciplinary perspectives on the topic, discussing key historical and contemporary issues governing and transforming valleys.
A must-read for researchers and practitioners focusing on how the tourism industry needs to evolve given the societal and sustainability challenges we face, this comprehensive Handbook serves as a vital reference point for advanced research in tourism and behaviour change. Chapters depict critical reviews and debates on the topic, comprising both theoretical and empirical research illustrated by international case studies to explore strategies for current and future challenges in the field.
Providing an overview of current research and empirical applications, this Handbook serves as an authoritative and comprehensive guide to customer engagement in the tourism industry. Addressing important challenges, contributions from a global range of scholars explore an array of strategic and tactical issues including understanding and managing customer engagement as well as the metrics for capturing, measuring and implementing engagement methods.
With AI advancements eliciting imminent changes to our transport systems, this enlightening Handbook presents essential research on this evolution of the transportation sector. It focuses on not only urban planning, but relevant themes in law and ethics to form a unified resource on the practicality of AI use.
This timely Handbook provides a state-of-the-art overview of research on changing behaviour to become less environmentally harmful. Exploring how well-designed, contextually appropriate behaviour change interventions can work, it charts a path that challenges traditional assumptions to maximise environmental impact.
This comprehensive Handbook illustrates the wide range of approaches to teaching and learning social research methods in the classroom, online, in the field and in informal contexts. Bringing together contributors from varied disciplines and nations, it represents a landmark in the development of pedagogical culture for social research methods.
This Research Handbook takes stock of the state of the art in sociological research on globalization and the contributors outline future trajectories for this, one of the most pressing and challenging sociological themes of our time.
This dynamic Handbook unpacks the entanglements between the two notions of home and migration, which illuminate the lived experiences of (in)voluntary mobilities and the contested terrain of inclusion and belonging. Drawing on cross-disciplinary contributions from leading international scholars, it advances research on the social study of home in relation to migration, refugee, displacement, and diaspora studies.
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