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People In The Countryside Studies of Social Change in Rural Britian by Tony Champion
  

People In The Countryside Studies of Social Change in Rural Britian

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People In The Countryside Studies of Social Change in Rural Britian by Tony Champion

This book outlines the changes occurring in Britain's rural areas and their impact on people's lives. It challenges the image of the 'rural idyll' which many of the nation's city dwellers hold. A key feature of the book is the use of local case-study material to illustrate the major themes identified from a broader evaluation of the topics. This approach gives readers a better feel for the nature and implications of social change in the countryside than can be obtained from standard texts on rural geography.

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`Recommended for bringing together a number of highly professional contributions on contemporary rural problems and for combing them successfully into a well-balanced and authoritative whole' - Journal of Agricultural Economics


About the Author

Tony Champion is Senior Lecturer in Geography at the University of Newcastle upon Tyne. His principal research interests lie in the monitoring and analysis of population and social change in Britain, particularly their regional and local dimensions. He is chair of the IBG Population Geography Study Group and Council member of the British Society for Population Studies.

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Book Info

Publication date

28th April 1991

Author

Tony Champion

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Publisher

SAGE Publications Ltd

Format

Paperback
224 pages

Categories

Rural communities
Human geography

ISBN

9781853961281

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