Geographical Perspectives on Sustainable Rural Change

Geographical Perspectives on Sustainable Rural Change

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qThis book focuses on three multi-faceted aspects of rural sustainability: farms and farming, the remaking of rural communities and rural spaces, and policy and action in rural development. The research is focused on three global regions: North America, the United Kingdom and Ireland, and Australia.q--back cover.Of course there continues to be opposition to the trend towards greater centralisation of services. ... solutions to the provision of retailing and services in rural areas: post- buses, mobile banks, peripatetic teachers, fly-in doctors, the university-of-the-air; ... In addition, these communities face poor infrastructure ( e.g. roads, water, sewer), services (e.g. health, education), and opportunities (e.g. employment).

Title:Geographical Perspectives on Sustainable Rural Change
Publisher:Rural Development Institute - 2010


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