Geographical perspectives on sustainable rural change

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"This book focuses on three multi-faceted aspects of rural sustainability: farms and farming, the remaking of rural communities and rural spaces, and policy and action in rural development. The res...

"This book focuses on three multi-faceted aspects of rural sustainability: farms and farming, the remaking of rural communities and rural spaces, and policy and action in rural development. The research is focused on three global regions: North America, the United Kingdom and Ireland, and Australia."--back cover.

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edited by Dick G. Winchell ... [and others]
  • [Manitoba] : Brandon University, Rural Development Institute, [2010]
  • ©2010
Physical Details
  • xiii, 505 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
1895397812, 9781895397819

  • "The papers in this volume are products of the Sixth Quadrennial Conference of British, Canadian and American Geographers"--P. v.
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.

  • The dynamics of rural change : a multi-national approach / Dick G. Winchell and Rhonda Koster -- "We were still farming" : exploring farmer involvement in local food systems in England and Wales / Jane Rickettes Hein -- Property, ownership and landlord-tenant relationships in English agriculture / Brian Ilbery ... [et al.] -- The damaging impacts of patriarchy on UK male family farmers / Linda Price -- Negotiating access to the countryside under restructuring in Ireland / Mary Cawley -- Agricultural restructuring and adaptation in the Ontario Tobacco-Belt / Doug Ramsey -- Contextualising agricultural change : farm adjustment in the Welsh Marches / Nick Evans -- Enterprise development and community linkages in organic farming : preliminary evidence from Ontario / John Smithers and David Connell -- USDA organic pasture wars : shaping farmscapes in Washington State and beyond / Bruce A. Scholten -- Farm-level decision-making : examining the factors influencing on-farm pest management systems / Alex G. Martin -- Urban versus rural community : towards community experiential convergence and undifferentiated rural space / Ivan Townshend ... [et al.] -- Community-level influences on agricultural trajectories : seven cases across exurban U.S. / Jill K. Clark ... [et. al] -- Rural areas in transition : evidence of rural restructuring in the Republic of Ireland / David Meredith -- The (UK) Retirement Transition and rural areas / Aileen Stockdale -- Regional impacts of BSE in Alberta : exploring regional and structural dynamics of Alberta's cattle herd using shift-share model / Ian MacLachlan and Ivan Townshend -- Rural-urban contrasts in time use and travel behaviour : evidence from the 2005 Canadian Time-Survey / Hugh Millward -- Representing rural America : the reconstruction of a political space / Michael Woods -- Disjuncture in rural renewal : theory and practice in Northern British Columbia / Sean Markey, Greg Halseth and Don Manson -- Regions and communities dividing? Australian rural development in a multifunctional context / Neil Argent -- The residential preferences of Canada's future creative class : can rural area compete in the new creative economy? / Clive S. Lovett and Kenneth B. Beesley -- Using the past : heritage and re-imagining rural places / David Storey -- Maintaining rural culture and historic rural resource extraction through planning and heritage tourism development : a Pennsylvania case study / Deborah Che -- Remembering rural community : historical GIS for Mammoth Cave National Park / Katie Algeo -- Renegotiating community? Changing discourses of power in rural England / Simon Kiley and Guy M. Robinson -- Exploring the potential contributions of community economic development to rural revitalization / Christopher Fullerton -- Looking east for the new west? Characterizing rural change in Adams County, Pennsylvania / Randall K. Wilson, Alexandra Bigler and Thomas W. Crawford -- Local contexts for community economic development strategies : a comparison of rural Saskatchewan and Ontario communities / Rhonda Koster -- Futures for agriculture, rural communities and rural policy / Guy Robinson and Doug Ramsey
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