First published in 1998, this volume takes an international approach theoretical and regional perceptions and experiences of marginality along with some key case studies in Arctic North America, Greenland, Aboriginal Australia and the Republic of Ireland. Its contributors are geographers from all over the world. It is part of a series which aims to publish new scientific work on the dynamism of the marginal and critical regions of the world and concentrates on understanding marginality and its processes, the human process and its agents, comparative approaches and different policy responses to economic, social and environmental problems along with studying the human response to global change and its implications for marginalization.
1. Introduction. Rose Majoral, Walter Leimgruber and Heikki Jussila. 2. Development Issues in Marginal Regions. Peter Scott. Part 1. Theoretical Issues. 3. From Highlands and High-Latitude to Marginal Regions. Walter Leimgruber. 4. A Century of Shifting Perceptions and Development Issues of Marginality. Richard E. Lonsdale. 5. An Integrated Systemic Approach to Marginal Regions: from Definition to Development Policies. Margarita H. Schmidt. 6. Effects of Systemic Marginality. Jacek I. Romanowski. 7. Clusters of Marginal Microregions. Lars Olof Persson. 8. Marginality and Development in Italy: a Study Review. Maria Andreoli and Vitorio Tellarini. 9. From Territorial Marginality to Marginality in Cybersociety. Markku Tykkyläinen. Part 2. Regional Perceptions. 10. International Perspectives on Socio-Spatial Marginality. Lawrence M. Sommers and Assefa Mehretu. 11. Regional Perceptions of Marginality: a View from Southern Europe. Roser Majoral, Maria Andreoli and Fernanda Delgado Cravidão. 12. The Perception of Marginality: the Middle East. David Grossman. 13. Perceptions of Marginality in the United States and Canada. Bradley T. Cullen and Michael Pretes. 14. A Perception of Argentine Agrarian Marginality Dynamics. Maria Estela Furlani de Civit and Maria Josefina Gutierrez de Manchon. 15. Marginality in Regional Policy Research: a View from the Nordic Countries. Heikki Jussila. Part 3. Cases of Marginality. 16. Settlement Strategies and Development in Arctic North America and Greenland. Rasmus Ole Rasmussen. 17. Community Participation as Empowerment? Planning for Change in Remote Aboriginal Australia. Barbara A. Rugendyke. 18. Demographic Dimensions of Sustainability in the Republic of Ireland. Mary E. Cawley. Part 4. Conclusions. 19. Conclusions and the Future Work of the Commission. Roser Majoral, Heikki Jussila and Walter Leimgruber.
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