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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 Press 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... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 79.95
More than the Soil focuses on the social, cultural, economic and technological processes that have transformed rural areas of Southeast Asia. The underlying premise is that rural lives and livelihoods in this region have undergone fundamental change. No longer can we assume that rural livelihoods are founded on agriculture; nor can we assume that... 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$ 47.95
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$ 160.00
The British countryside is a national institution; most people aspire to live there, many people use it for leisure and recreation and we can all watch rural life played out on our television screen, read about it in novels or consume its imagery in art and cinematography. The aim of this book is to explore the way that these aspirations and perceptions... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 160.00
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...
- Berghahn Books 2012; US$ 90.00
At the center of this investigation is the great modernization effort of a West German state, Bavaria, in the 1970s and 1980s, by means of a reform of the smaller units of local government. The reforms were meant to abolish all autonomous local governments serving populations of fewer than 3,000, thereby reducing the number of local governments... more...