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Cover for Understanding the diversity of European rural areas.

This chapter establishes the backdrop for regional-level transition in European agriculture, through an analysis of trends in the agricultural sector and rural areas over the past 30 years, proposing a typology of rural areas in Europe. It first sketches out the structure and diversity of European...

Author(s)
Slee, B.; Pinto-Correia, T.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642192)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Lifestyle farming: countryside consumption and transition towards new farming models.

This chapter deals with the role of 'countryside consumption' as a driver of change in agricultural and land-based activities in Europe. It analyses how increasing utilization of the countryside as a space of consumption (such as for amenity, living space, and leisure activities) has led to a shift ...

Author(s)
Pinto-Correia, T.; Gonzalez, C.; Sutherland, L. A.; Peneva, M.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642192)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Transdisciplinarity in deriving sustainability pathways for agriculture.

This chapter considers the role of transdisciplinarity in establishing future pathways for regional transition, describing the development of a process for identifying 'transition pathways'. The first part of this chapter reflects on how transdisciplinarity can be understood and applied in...

Author(s)
Pinto-Correia, T.; McKee, A.; Guimarães, H.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642192)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Conceptual insights derived from case studies on 'emerging transitions' in farming.

This chapter briefly reviews the specificity of farming and associated implications for understanding transitions. It then reviews the lessons learned from case studies on sustainability transitions in European agriculture, especially regarding the definitions of niche and regime in the context of...

Author(s)
Darnhofer, I.; Sutherland, L. A.; Pinto-Correia, T.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642192)
Type
Book chapter