Idyllic ruralities

Short, Brian (2006) Idyllic ruralities. In: Cloke, Paul, Marsden, Terry and Mooney, Patrick (eds.) Handbook of Rural Studies. Sage, London, pp. 133-148. ISBN 9780761973324

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Abstract

The Handbook represents the vitality and theoretical innovation at work in rural studies. It shows how political economy and the 'cultural turn' have led to very significant new thinking in the cultural representations of: rurality; nature; sustainability; new economies; power and rurality; new consumerism; and exclusion and rurality.

It is organized in three sections: approaches to rural studies; rural research: key theoretical co-ordinates and new rural relations.

In a rich and textured discussion, the Handbook of Rural Studies explains the key moments in which the theorization of culture, nature, politics, agency, and space in rural contexts have transmitted ideas back into wider social science

Item Type: Book Section
Schools and Departments: School of Business, Management and Economics > Centre for Community Engagement
Depositing User: Brian Short
Date Deposited: 20 Feb 2012 16:55
Last Modified: 30 May 2012 14:21
URI: http://sro.sussex.ac.uk/id/eprint/37056
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