Rural / Michael Woods.

Author
Woods, Michael, 1946- [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Milton Park, Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, 2011.
Description
xi, 336 p. : ill., maps ; 22 cm.

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Subject(s)
Series
Key ideas in geography [More in this series]
Summary note
Rural provides an advanced introduction to the study of rural places and processes in geography and related disciplines. Drawing ... on the latest research in rural geography, this book explores the diverse meanings that have been attached to the rural, examines how ideas of the rural have been produced and reproduced, and investigates the influence of different ideas in shaping the social and economic structure of rural localities and the everyday lives of people who live, work or play in rural areas.... [C]ontains case studies drawn from both the developed and developing world to introduce and illustrate conceptual ideas and approaches, as well as suggested further reading.--From publisher description.
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
Approaching the rural -- Imagining the rural -- Exploiting the rural -- Consuming the rural -- Developing the rural -- Living in the rural -- Performing the rural -- Regulating the rural -- Re-making the rural.
ISBN
  • 9780415442398 (hbk.)
  • 0415442397 (hbk.)
  • 9780415442404 (pbk.)
  • 0415442400 (pbk.)
LCCN
2010012698
OCLC
166382842
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