Routledge International: Handbook of Rural Studies

Handbook of Rural Studies

SHUCKSMITH, Mark & BROWN, David L. (Hg.)
Routledge, 2016.

Rural societies around the world are changing in fundamental ways, both at their own initiative and in response to external forces. The Routledge International Handbook of Rural Studies examines the organisation and transformation of rural society in more developed regions of scientists from many countries, it addresses emerging issues and challenges in innovative and provocative ways to inform future policy. This volume is organised around eight emerging social, economic and environmental challenges:

  • Demographic change
  • Economic transformations
  • Food systems and land
  • Environment and ressources
  • Changing configurations of gender and rural society
  • Social and economic equality
  • Social dynamics and institutional capacity
  • Power and governance