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Rural groups. Rural sociology

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  • Territoires d'avenirby Bruno Jean

    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...

  • Sociologie ruraleby Placide Rambaud

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 154.00


  • Tales From A Stone Cottageby ALY WILKS

    Quiller 2012; US$ 18.49

    Tales from a Stone Cottage came into being when Aly won a competition to become Country Living Magazine's new columnist. The magazine searched for a column that would chart 'life in the country - the changing seasons, the foibles of neighbours (if you dare) - '. Aly dared, and the result was her initial article on the Cow Scale, a scoring system which... more...

  • Young People Making It Workby Hernán Cuervo; Johanna Wyn

    Melbourne University Publishing 2012; US$ 33.77

    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...

  • Constructing a new framework for rural developmentby Pierluigi Milone; Flaminia Ventura; Jingzhong Ye

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2015; US$ 149.99

    This book critically discusses these new practices and the actors engaged in them. In doing so, it deals with several countries in three different continents (Asia, South America and Europe). It proposes new concepts and approaches for a better understanding of the re-emergence of peasants as indispensable part of modern societies. more...

  • Beyond the Rural Urban Divideby Kjell Andersson; Erland Eklund; Minna Lehtola; Terry Marsden

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2009; US$ 50.99

    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. This book deals with this topic. more...

  • Knowing Your Placeby Barbara Ching; Gerald W. Creed

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 39.72

    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...

  • Interpreting Ruralityby Gary Bosworth; Peter Somerville

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 46.34

    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...

  • Information and Communication Technologies in Rural Societyby Grete Rusten; Sarah Skerratt

    Taylor and Francis 2001; US$ 54.95

    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...

  • The Rural Solutionby Mgr. Richard Williamson; Dr. Peter Chojnowski; Christopher McCann; Walter John Marx; Willis D. Nutting

    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...