The Governance of the Countryside: Property, Planning and Policy

The Governance of the Countryside: Property, Planning and Policy

by Ian Hodge

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ISBN-13: 9781316481455
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 02/04/2016
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 10 MB

About the Author

Ian Hodge is Professor of Rural Economy in the Department of Land Economy and Fellow of Hughes Hall at the University of Cambridge, where he has held appointments since 1983. He has over 40 years' experience of working in the areas of agricultural and environmental economics and policy, rural development and land use and countryside governance. He is currently a member of the Defra Economic Advisory Panel, previously a member of the MAFF/Defra Agricultural Economics Academic Panel, English Nature Socio-Economic Advisory Group, MAFF Task Force for the Hills and was a technical advisor to the Salmon and Freshwater Fisheries Review Group.

Table of Contents

Preface; Part I. Introduction: 1. The place of the countryside; 2. Institutions, property and governance; 3. Institutions in the countryside; Part II. Historical Models: 4. Co-operation for production: common fields and enclosure; 5. Delivering diversity: the great estates and the management of the land; Part III. Governance under Sectoral Policies: 6. Agricultural policies, farming and the environment; 7. Land, development and planning; 8. Protected areas: the example of National Parks; 9. Wildlife conservation: National Nature Reserves, Sites of Special Scientific Interest and large-scale conservation areas; 10. Public rights of way and access to the countryside; 11. The control of agricultural pollution; 12. The development of agri-environment policy; Part IV. Alternative Approaches to Governance: 13. Reconstituting markets; 14. Co-ordination, co-operation and collective action; 15. Public land ownership; Part V. Conclusions: 16. Conclusions: ecosystem governance and resilient countrysides; References; Index.

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