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Cover for Conclusions.

Author(s)
Smithers, J.; Wilson, R.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851990828)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Rural change and sustainability: agriculture, the environment and communities.

This book, consisting of 24 chapters, draws upon selected, revised, and edited papers from the 5th British-American Rural Geography Symposium held in Devon in July 2003. It focuses on rural regions in the UK, the USA, and Canada that are facing conflicting demands, pressures and challenges, having...

Author(s)
Essex, S. J.; Gilg, A. W.; Yarwood, R. B.; Smithers, J.; Wilson, R.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851990828)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Rural change and sustainability: key themes.

Author(s)
Essex, S. J.; Gilg, A. W.; Yarwood, R. B.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851990828)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Re-imaging agriculture: making the case for farming at the agricultural show.

Based on interviews with managers and others involved in agricultural shows in the UK, this chapter develops the following themes about agricultural shows as sites and events where attempts to 're-image' agriculture are occurring. First, shows have become part of a struggle by some sections of the...

Author(s)
Holloway, L.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851990828)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Youth, partnerships and participation? Action research as a methodological approach.

This chapter outlines four elements of an action research project (in Worcestershire, UK) that had a remit to address the issues and concerns of young people in rural areas. First, it reviews the background to the debate on youth and partnerships. Secondly, it discusses the contextual background of ...

Author(s)
Corcoran, C.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851990828)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Alternative or conventional? An examination of specialist livestock production systems in the Scottish-English borders.

This chapter begins by sketching the parameters of an alternative geography of food, noting a significant blurring between alternative and conventional food systems. The rest of the chapter, based on 22 semistructured interviews with specialist livestock producers in the Scottish-English border...

Author(s)
Ilbery, B.; Maye, D.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851990828)
Type
Book chapter