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Rural Geography

ISBN-10: 0761947612

ISBN-13: 9780761947615

Edition: 2005

Authors: Michael Woods

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An introduction to contemporary rural societies and economies in the developed world, 'Rural Geography' examines the social and economic processes at work in the countryside.
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Book details

List price: $74.00
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: SAGE Publications, Limited
Publication date: 1/5/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 352
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.298

Michael Woods is Senior Lecturer in Human Geography at the Institute of Geography and Earth Sciences, University of Wales, Aberystwyth

Introducing Rural Geography
Defining the Rural
Understanding the Rural
Processes of Rural Restructuring
Globalization, Modernity and the Rural World
Agricultural Change
The Changing Rural Economy
Social and Demographic Change
Changing Communities
Restructuring Rural Services
Environmental Change and Rural Areas
Responses to Rural Restructuring
Rural Policy and the Response to Restructuring
Rural Development and Regeneration
Rural Governance
Selling the Countryside
Protecting the Countryside
Rural Conflicts
Experiences of Rural Restructuring
Changing Rural Lifestyles
Living in the Countryside
Housing, Health and Crime
Growing Up and Growing Old in the Countryside
Working in the Countryside
Hidden Rural Lifestyles
Poverty and Social Exclusion
Rurality, National Identity and Ethnicity
Alternative Rural Lifestyles
Conclusion
Thinking Again about the Rural