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Cover for High nature value farming: environmental practices for rural sustainability.

This chapter focuses on possible transition pathways towards sustainable agriculture through an understanding of the environmental, social, cultural and economic advantages of 'high nature value farming' (HNVF) and its implications for European regions. The overall objective is to explore how the...

Author(s)
Peneva, M.; Draganova, M.; Gonzalez, C.; Diaz, M.; Mishev, P.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642192)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Structural change in European agriculture.

This chapter examines how the structure of the European agricultural industry has been evolving and the characteristics that shape its ability to adjust. The focus is on the members of the EU-15. Common patterns of change are identified, including: the exit of labour from agriculture; and changes...

Author(s)
Hill, B.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930332)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Institutional change: rational choice, historical and sociological perspectives.

This chapter carries forward the discussion on conceptualizations and methods to capture ideational and institutional change within the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) into the context of new-institutional insights offered by the rational choice, historical and sociological institutional...

Author(s)
Lynggaard, K.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931148)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for A discursive institutional approach and its analytical implications.

The objectives of this chapter are, first, to develop a framework for capturing and understanding institutional change and, second, to construct an analytical strategy that prepares the study of institutional change within the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP). These objectives are pursued by means...

Author(s)
Lynggaard, K.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931148)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for CAP regulations and farm household relations.

This chapter shows that the instruments of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) created new social and socioeconomic conditions that in some countries favoured the integration of women in the agricultural occupation and the development of new gender realities in farm households. The chapter is...

Author(s)
Safilios-Rothschild, C.
ISBN
2006 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851990309)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Employment Dynamics in Rural Europe.

A comparative analysis of rural employment dynamics in leading and lagging rural regions in the EU member states during the last two decades is presented. A theoretical framework for the analysis of employment development in rural regions is discussed and a statistical analysis of socioeconomic...

Author(s)
Terluin, I. J.; Post, J. H.
ISBN
2000 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851994994)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Employment dynamics in leading and lagging rural regions.

Following an introduction sections cover: employment growth in rural regions of the EU, 1980-95; socioeconomic characteristics of selected regions; striking issues in pairs of leading and lagging rural regions; and lessons for employment creation in rural regions.

Author(s)
Terluin, I. J.; Post, J. H.
ISBN
2000 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851994994)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Statistical analysis of employment growth in rural regions of the EU, 1980-1995.

The question of whether rural regions in the EU with a relatively high (low) employment growth in the 1980s and early 1990s have some common socioeconomic characteristics that might contribute to the explanation of their employment performance is addressed. The analysis is based on 465 regions in...

Author(s)
Esposti, R.; Godeschalk, F. E.; Kuhmonen, T.; Post, J. H.; Sotte, F.; Terluin, I. J.
ISBN
2000 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851994994)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Rural France: the case study regions of Les Alpes de Haute Provence and La Nièvre.

An overview of the French rural case study regions of Les Alpes de Haute Provence and La Nièvre is presented focusing on rural and economic development. Following an introduction that looks at socioeconomic indicators and EU structural policies, local resources are reviewed. Employment dynamics...

Author(s)
Bertrand, J. P.; Roux, B.
ISBN
2000 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851994994)
Type
Book chapter

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