ISBN-10:
0851990827
ISBN-13:
9780851990828
Pub. Date:
12/30/2005
Publisher:
CAB International North America
Rural Change and Sustainability: Agriculture, the Environment and Communities

Rural Change and Sustainability: Agriculture, the Environment and Communities

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ISBN-13: 9780851990828
Publisher: CAB International North America
Publication date: 12/30/2005
Series: CABI Series
Pages: 380
Product dimensions: 6.87(w) x 9.75(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

* Rural Change and Sustainability: Key themes

Part 1: Agriculture Responses
* Fordism rampant: the model and reality, as applied to production, processing and distribution in the North American agro-food system
* Feedlot Growth in Southern Alberta: A Neo-Fordist Interpretation
* People and Hogs: Agricultural Restructuring and the Contested Countryside in Agro-Manitoba
* Global Markets, Local Foods: the paradoxes of aquaculture
* Alternative or conventional? An examination of specialist livestock production systems in the Scottish-English borders
* Agritourism: Selling traditions of local food production, family, and rural Americana to maintain family farming heritage
* Re-imaging agriculture: making the case for farming at the agricultural show

Part 2: Environmental Issues
* Stewardship, 'Proper' Farming and Environmental Gain: Contrasting Experiences of Agri-Environmental Schemes in Canada and the EU
* Stemming the urban tide: policy and attitudinal changes for saving the Canadian countryside
* Vulnerability and Sustainability Concerns for the U.S. High Plains
* Environmental Ghost Towns

Part 3: Communities
* Interpreting Family Farm Change and the Agricultural Importance of Rural Communities: Evidence from Ontario, Canada
* Engagement with the Land: Redemption of the Rural Residence Fantasy?
* Mammoth Cave National Park and Rural Economic Development
* Assessing Variation in Rural America's Housing Stock: Case Studies from Growing and Declining Areas
* The Geography of Housing Needs of Low Income Persons in Rural Canada
* Social Change in Rural North Carolina

Part 4: Governance
* Finding the 'Region' in Rural Regional Governance
* Corporate-community relations in the tourism sector: A stakeholder perspective
* Resource Town Transition: Debates After Closure
* Narratives of community-based resource management in the American West
* Youth, Partnerships and Participation
* Conclusion

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