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Sustainable Rural Development

Edited By: Henk de Haan, Babis Kasimis and Michael Redclift

Ashgate Publishing Limited

Hardback | Aug 1997 | #84708 | ISBN: 1859725953
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Part 1 General overviews: social construction of the rural environment - Europe and discourses in France, Germany and Portugal; Frontiers of consumption - sustainable rural economics and societies in the next century? Part 2 Globalization and the food system: organic food exporting in New Zealand - sustainable agriculture, corporate agribusiness and globalizing food networks; the struggle surrounding the distribution of food in Norway. Part 3 Agarian change and the environment: the adoption of alternative farming enterprises in Ireland's less-developed areas; unprotected land - Greek land use policies in a period of farming contraction; "We can all use calculators now" - productionism, sustainability, and the professional formation of farming in Co. Meath, Ireland; agricultural change and innovation groups in the Netherlands. Part 4 Regional development: sustainable development in the Italian mountains; rural tourism and sustainable development - a case study on Slovenia.

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