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- Presses de l''niversite du Quebec 1997; US$ 30.00
Cet ouvrage, réalisé en collaboration avec la Chaire Desjardins en développement des petites collectivités, jette un éclairage nouveau sur plusieurs aspects de l'avenir des territoires ruraux: les transformations socio-économiques; l'évolution de l'exploitation agricole familiale; l'aménagement... more...
- Melbourne University Publishing 2012; Not Available
Young People Making it Work examines a generation's lives in rural Australia over the last two decades. Against a backdrop of dramatic social, economic and environmental change, the book tells the story of how a generation of young people have strived to remain connected to the people and places that matter to them. It transcends the assumption that... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95
Rural issues are currently attracting unprecedented levels of interest, with the debates surrounding the future of 'traditional' rural customs and practice becoming a significant political concern. However, the problem of racism in rural areas has been largely overlooked by academics, practitioners and researchers who have sought almost exclusively... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2009; US$ 134.95
The rural-urban dichotomy is one of the most influential figures of thought in history, laying the foundation for academic disciplines such as rural and urban sociology. The dichotomy rests on the assumption that rural and urban areas differ fundamentally. By the mid-twentieth century, scholars had observed that many rural areas displayed a blend. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 43.95
Knowing Your Place directs groundbreaking attention to the role of rural and urban places in identity construction. Written to redress the longstanding neglect and denigration of the rural, this book argues that the cultural dominance of the city has been reinforced by postmodern theory's near fixation on the urban and the sophisticated. ... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 75.95
The rural areas of Britain, Europe and the developed world are undergoing massive changes, with increasing concern about productivity, agricultural methods and environmental policy. Rural Politics examines the issues affecting rural areas, such as water pollution, forestry, and the greening of agricultural policy. It looks in particular at the political... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 150.00
Drawing together the experiences of individuals, households and businesses, this book offers an international perspective on the on how and the extent to which the experiential nature of being rural, whether as an business manager in an SME (or micro-enterprise), a non-business person, a retired inhabitant or a housewife is changing as Information... more...
- IHS Press 2004; US$ 10.95
A compelling and persuasive outline for the Catholic church's support of rural living is presented in this collection of contemporary writings on why city-dwelling Catholics should settle and work in the country. Discussions of the practice of retreat accompany arguments of the principles of faith, including Biblical teachings on the theological... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2007; US$ 109.95
Providing an overview of rural sociology, this title calls for the reinterpretation of rural life in light of the profound changes affecting the countryside. It offers case studies that demonstrate the need for a reinvigorated rural sociology. Tackling contentious issues, it presents a model for rural sociology and assesses its role in society. more...