Risk and Safety Challenges for Religious Tourism and Events

Editors: Korstanje, M., Raj, R. and Griffin, K.
Publication Year: 2018
Publisher: CABI

ISBN: 978-1-78639-228-2
Category: Business, Finance & Economics - Tourism & Hospitality
Image Count: 24
Book Status: Pending
Predicted Release Month: March 2019
Table of Contents

Beginning with a general section on risk management, covering areas such as disaster management, terrorism, crime and security, the book then delves deeper into specific issues and challenges. It reviews important topics such as understanding the behaviour of crowds, how to perform a risk assessment for a sacred space, and travelling in what some would regard as an increasingly hostile world.

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Table of Contents

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    • Contributors
    • PART I RISK MANAGEMENT
    • 1 Risk and Safety Challenges Facing Religious Tourism: An Introduction - Razaq Raj, Kevin Griffin and Maximiliano E. Korstanje
    • 2 Religion, Ideology and Terrorism - Alan Clarke
    • 3 Risk Assessment and Disaster Management for Religious Events - Razaq Raj and Kevin Griffin
    • 4 Risk of Terrorism and Crime on the Tourism Industry - Ayesha Chowdhury and Razaq Raj
    • 5 Tourism Security: The Evolution of Theory - Maximiliano E. Korstanje
    • 6 Religious Risk Perceptions for Medical Travellers - Yasin Bilim and Aynur Gülenç Birsen
    • PART II MANAGING FOR RISK – ISSUES AND CHALLENGES
    • 7 Hajj: The Movement and Behaviour of Crowds - Jahanzeeb Qurashi
    • 8 Rethinking Safety Issues within the context of Pilgrimage Routes - Carlos Fernandes, Goretti Silva and Martín Gómez-Ullate
    • 9 Risk Assessment and the Religious Event Space: The Context for the Risk Assessment - Bernadette Theodore
    • 10 Travelling through a Hostile World: The Expansion of Terror in American Culture - Maximiliano E. Korstanje, Geoffrey Skoll and Hugues Seraphin
    • 11 Risk Management or the Right to Ritual: Attempting to Control the Masses at the Kumbh Mela - Danielle Griffin, Yadukrishna Puthanparambil Radhakrishnan and Kevin Griffin
    • PART III RISK CHALLENGES AND ISSUES – GLOBAL CASE STUDIES
    • 12 Terrorists and the Dehumanization of the Other - Maximiliano E. Korstanje
    • 13 Hospitality, Tourism, Terrorism: Creating a Security-conscious Culture - Cyril Peter
    • 14 A Risky Delight: The Dangers of Being a Participant in a Maltese Festa - George Cassar and Dane Munro
    • 15 Discussion Questions - Maximiliano E. Korstanje, Razaq Raj and Kevin Griffin