The Sustainability of Rural Systems: Geographical Interpretations / Edition 1

The Sustainability of Rural Systems: Geographical Interpretations / Edition 1

by Ian Bowler
     
 

ISBN-10: 9048159784

ISBN-13: 9789048159789

Pub. Date: 12/07/2010

Publisher: Springer Netherlands

This book examines the interaction of the dimensions of economy, society, and environment in the context of rural systems. It embraces a wide range of topics, including globalization and reregulation in sustainable food production, conservation and sustainability, the development of sustainable rural communities, and sustainable rural-urban interaction. It is

Overview

This book examines the interaction of the dimensions of economy, society, and environment in the context of rural systems. It embraces a wide range of topics, including globalization and reregulation in sustainable food production, conservation and sustainability, the development of sustainable rural communities, and sustainable rural-urban interaction. It is relevant to advanced-level students, teachers, researchers, policymakers and agency workers.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9789048159789
Publisher:
Springer Netherlands
Publication date:
12/07/2010
Series:
GeoJournal Library Series, #66
Edition description:
Softcover reprint of hardcover 1st ed. 2002
Pages:
282
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.24(d)

Table of Contents

Preface. List of Contributors. 1. Introduction; C. Cocklin, et al. 2. Developing indicators of 'sustainability'; W. Smith. 3. Nature, society and sustainability; G.M. Robinson. 4. The 'wild', the market and the native: indigenous issues in wildlife utilisation and management; M. Langton. 5. Globalisation, food regimes and rural networks; R. Le Heron. 6. Restructuring, regulation and sustainability; N. Lewis, et al. 7. Enterprises and commodity chains; M. Troughton. 8. Conservation and sustainability; M. Tilzey. 9.Sustainable farming systems; I. Bowler. 10. Planning for sustainable rural land use systems; H. van Lier. 11. Rural population and services; A. Joseph. 12. Sustainable rural communities and rural development; R. Epps. 13. Urban and rural interactions and rural community renewal; C. Bryant. 14. Conclusion; C. Bryant, et al. Index.

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