Rural Restructuring: Global Processes and Their Response (Critical Perspectives on Rural Change)

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This series arises out of the need for the international dissemination of ongoing empirical and theoretical research on rural areas in advanced societies. Rural areas, their residents and agencies, are facing rapid social, economic and political changes. The balance between production, amenity, mobility and development is undergoing change as economic activities become relocated and the value placed on rural living varies with affluence. Local, national and intentional policies have direct influence upon rural areas, not only those concerned with agriculture but also development intitiatives, overall economic and social policies and regional and fiscal arrangements. It is increasingly recognised that such changes demand a strong multi-disciplinary social science perspective which is both problem orientated and provides a critical approach to the analysis of change. Each edited volume draws together leading international contributors writing to a set theme.

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A thorough examination of tremendous changes apparent in traditional rural society in recent years and their affects on modern, national societies. Studies the broad trends that have altered the parameters employed by policymakers at different scales in western societies including Sweden, Australia, Britain and the United States. Explores the inadequacies of the rural sociology approach used over the past two decades to examine changing rural social relations and stresses the need for a new, holistic approach.

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MARSDEN, T. / P. LOWE / S. WHATMORE, EDS.
Published by FULTON, DAVID - PUBLISHERS, LONDON (1990)
ISBN 10: 1853461113 ISBN 13: 9781853461118
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Book Description FULTON, DAVID - PUBLISHERS, LONDON, 1990. Enc. original de tapa dura. Book Condition: NUEVO / NEW. 1ª edicion. MARSDEN, T. / P. LOWE / S. WHATMORE, EDS. RURAL RESTRUCTURING. GLOBAL PROCESSES AND THEIR RESPONSES [HARDBACK]. LONDON, 1990, ix 197 p. Encuadernacion original. Nuevo. Bookseller Inventory # 53162

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