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Title Social transformation in rural Canada : community, cultures, and collective action / edited by John R. Parkins and Maureen G. Reed.

Imprint Vancouver [B.C.] : UBC Press, ©2013.

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Description 1 online resource (xi, 414 pages) : illustrations, maps, digital file
data file
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: Toward a Transformative Understanding of Rural Social Change / John R. Parkins and Maureen G. Reed -- Part 1: History, Trends, and Territory -- 1 Notes toward a History of Rural Canada, 1870-1940 / R.W. Sandwell -- 2 Globalization and Rural Change in Canada's Territorial North / Chris Southcott -- 3 Destination Rural Canada: An Overview of Recent Immigrants to Rural Small Towns / Yoko Yoshida And Howard Ramos.
Part 2: Structure and Discourse -- 4 Rural-Urban Interdependence: Understanding Our Common Interests / Bill Reimer -- 5 Labour Migration and Mobility in Newfoundland: Social Transformation and Community in Three Rural Areas / Martha Macdonald, Peter Sinclair, and Deatra Walsh -- 6 Producing Globalization: Gender, Agency, and the Transformation of Rural Communities of Work / Belinda Leach -- 7 Changes in the Social Imaginings of the Landscape: The Management of Alberta's Rural Public Lands / Lorelei L. Hanson -- 8 Logic of Land and Power: The Social Transformation of Northern Natural Resource Management / Ken J. Caine -- 9 Including Youth in an Aging Rural Society: Reflections from Northern British Columbia's Resource Frontier Communities / Laura Ryser, Don Manson, and Greg Halseth.
Part 3: Culture and Identity -- 10 It's Who We Are: Locating Cultural Strength in Relationship with the Land / Jonaki Bhattacharyya, Marilyn Baptiste, David Setah, and Roger William -- 11 Visions of Rootedness and Flow: Remaking Economic Identity in Post-Resource Communities / Nathan Young -- 12 Governing Transformation and Resilience: The Role of Identity in Renegotiating Roles for Forest-Based Communities of British Columbia's Interior / Emily Jane Davis and Maureen G. Reed -- 13 Mill Town Identity Crisis: Reframing the Culture of Forest Resource Dependence in Single-Industry Towns / Ryan Bullock -- 14 The Social Transformation of Agriculture: The Case of Quebec / Christopher Bryant.
Part 4: Voice and Action -- 16 "That's No Way to Run a Railroad": The Battle River Branchline and the Politics of Technology in Rural Alberta / Darin Barney -- 16 "It's the Largest, Remotest, Most Wild, Undisturbed Area in the Province": Outdoor Sport and Environmental Conflict in the Tobeatic Wilderness Area, Nova Scotia / Mark C.J. Stoddart -- 17 Newfoundland and Labrador's Poverty Reduction Strategy: The Transformation of Government- Rural Community Relations, 1999-2009 / Carol-Anne Hudson -- 18 Cultural and Creative Economy Strategies for Community Transformation: Four Approaches / Ross Nelson, Nancy Duxbury, and Catherine Murray -- Postscript : The Future of Rural Studies in Canada / John R. Parkins and Maureen G. Reed.
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Subject Sociology, Rural -- Canada.
Rural development -- Canada.
Canada -- Rural conditions.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Reed, Maureen Gail, 1961-
Parkins, J. (John), 1967-
ISBN 9780774823821 (electronic bk.)
0774823828 (electronic bk.)