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Key Concepts in Rural Geography is a new kind of textbook that forms part of an innovative set of companion texts for the Human Geography sub-disciplines. Organized around 20 short essays, Key Concepts in Rural Geography provides a cutting edge introduction to the central concepts that define contemporary research in rural geography. Involving detailed and expansive discussions, the book includes:
- an introductory chapter providing a succinct overview of the recent developments in the field
- over 20 key concept entries with comprehensive explanations, definitions and evolutions of the subject
- extensive pedagogic features that enhance understanding including a glossary, figures, diagrams and further reading
Key Concepts in Rural Geography is an ideal companion text for upper-level undergraduate and postgraduate students in rural geography and covers the expected staples of the sub-discipline from agricultural geography and counterurbanization to hybridity and community. Written by an internationally recognized set of authors, Key Concepts in Rural Geography is an essential addition to any geography student's library.

IntroductionIntroducing Rural GeographyDefinitions and RepresentationsRurality and post-ruralityRural idyllLandscapeNature and the environmentPeople and CommunitiesCommunityMigration, counterurbanization and population changeClassCultureGender and sexualityHealth and wellbeingMarginalized rural lifestylesPoverty, deprivation and social exclusionResources and EconomiesAgricultural geographyProductivism and the post-productivist traditionAgri-food systemNeoliberalism and economic restructuringResource management and resource politicsCommodification and amenity landscapesLand use planningRural developmentChanges and ChallengesGlobalizationRural policy, politics and protestGovernance and governmentalityTechnologyHybridity and post-humanism

Michael Woods is Senior Lecturer in Human Geography at the Institute of Geography and Earth Sciences, University of Wales, Aberystwyth. Ruth Panelli is in the Department of Geography, University College London