Policies and Plans for Rural People (Routledge Revivals)

An International Perspective

Edited by Paul Cloke

© 1988 – Routledge

262 pages

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About the Book

This edited collection, first published in 1988, was the first title to bring international perspectives into the field of rural planning. Using a comparative approach and a broad range of case studies, including Britain, Scandinavia, the U.S.S.R. and New Zealand, the authors review the major problems faced within rural areas, and policy responses to these problems. Each study deals with the political and institutional frameworks involved in the management of rural areas and the means by which policies have been implemented. With an introduction from Paul Cloke that places rural policies and plans within the context of the state, this reissue will be of great value to any students with an interest in the planning and organisation of rural communities across the world.

Table of Contents

Preface; Acknowledgements; List of tables; 1. Introduction: Planning, policy making and state intervention in rural areas Paul Cloke 2. Britain Paul Cloke 3. The Netherland Jan Groenendijk 4. Scandinavia Peter Sjøholt 5. France Hugh Clout 6. The USSR Judith Pallot 7. The USA William R. Lassey, Mark B. Lapping and John E. Carlson 8. Canada Gerald Hodge 9. Australia J. H. Holmes 10. New Zealand Richard Willis 11. Conclusions: Rural policies – responses to problems or problematic responses? Paul Cloke; Index

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOC015000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Human Geography
SOC026020
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / Rural
SOC053000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Regional Studies