The rural economy and the British countryside

Paul Allanson (Editor), Martin Whitby (Editor)

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    Abstract

    "The Rural Economy and the British Countryside" offers critical perspectives on the changing profile of rural Britain by leading contributors in the field. It considers: the meaning of the term 'rural' and what might constitute a sustainable rural economy; present and future patterns of rural development; the role of markets; natural resource management; agricultural pollution; marketing policies in the agricultural sector; environmental valuation techniques; rural policies and politics; and, the future of the rural political economy. Written by a team of experts at the Centre for Rural Economy, which took a leading role in the debate surrounding preparation of the 1995 Rural White Paper, the book is ideal for students of rural and environmental policy, countryside management, planning and recreation, rural geography, and agriculture and environmental studies courses.
    Original languageEnglish
    Place of PublicationLondon
    PublisherEarthscan
    Number of pages240
    ISBN (Print)1853833657
    Publication statusPublished - 1996

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