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  • Small Town in Mass Society

    Small Town in Mass Society
    av Arthur J Vidich

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780252068904

    A classic sociological study now available in paperback--over 223,000 copies sold (Doubleday and Princeton) and still invaluable for understanding the place of the small town in a growing society, with new material detailing the town's reaction to t…

  • The Transformation of Rural China

    The Transformation of Rural China
    av Jonathan Unger

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780765605528

    During the past quarter century Jonathan Unger has interviewed farmers and rural officials from various parts of China in order to track the extraordinary changes that have swept the countryside from the Maoist era through the Deng era to the presen…

  • The Transformation of Rural China

    The Transformation of Rural China
    av Jonathan Unger

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780765605511

    During the past quarter century Jonathan Unger has interviewed farmers and rural officials from various parts of China in order to track the extraordinary changes that have swept the countryside from the Maoist era through the Deng era to the presen…

  • Elvis Olsen lever

    Elvis Olsen lever
    av Willy Ustad, Willy Ustad

    Pocket - Norska (bokmål) - ISBN: 9788202276027

    Sneifjell er stedet som alle kjører gjennom. Ingen stopper. Her bor sosialklienten Elvis Olsen, 23 år, - han som stapper en sokk i buksa for å innsmigre seg hos sosialkuratoren Emma. I Sneifjell finnes dessuten folk som den skjulte pornobaronene Aks…

  • Mixed Harvest

    Mixed Harvest
    av Hal S. Barron

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807846599

    Mixed Harvest explores rural responses to the transformation of the northern United States from an agricultural society into an urban and industrial one. According to Hal S. Barron, country people from New England to North Dakota negotiated the rise…

  • The Changing American Countryside

    The Changing American Countryside

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780700607259

    The literature on rural America, to the extent that it exists, has largely been written by urban-based scholars perpetuating out-of-date notions and stereotypes or by those who see little difference between rural and agricultural concerns. As a resu…

  • Contested Countryside Cultures

    Contested Countryside Cultures

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415140751

    This book examines the 'other' side of the countryside, a place also inhabited (and visited) by women, children, teenagers, the elderly, gay men and lesbians, black and ethnic minorities, the unemployed and the poor. These groups have remained large…

  • Contested Countryside Cultures

    Contested Countryside Cultures

    Inbunden - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415140744

    This book examines the 'other' side of the countryside, a place also inhabited (and visited) by women, children, teenagers, the elderly, gay men and lesbians, black and ethnic minorities, the unemployed and the poor. These groups have remained large…

  • Making a Living

    Making a Living
    av Elizabeth Francis

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415144964

    Livelihoods in rural Africa are changing in response to disappearing job prospects, falling agricultural output and collapsing infrastructure. This book explains why the responses to these challenges are so different in different parts of Africa. Ma…

  • Making a Living

    Making a Living
    av Elizabeth Francis

    Inbunden - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415144957

    Livelihoods in rural Africa are changing in response to disappearing job prospects, falling agricultural output and collapsing infrastructure. This book explains why the responses to these challenges are so different in different parts of Africa. Ma…

  • Agriculture, Conservation and Land Use

    Agriculture, Conservation and Land Use

    Häftad - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780708312445

  • Lerkehjerter

    Lerkehjerter
    av Margaret Skjelbred, Margaret Skjelbred

    Pocket - Norska (bokmål) - ISBN: 9788205352803

    En varmhjertet og gripende slektskrønike om tre kvinner fra ulike generasjoner i ei lita Vestfoldbygd. Nesten som i en skillingsvise blir disse kvinnenes skjebner knyttet sammen, gjennom en historie der tidlige kjærlighetsmøter og kjærlighetstap pre…

  • Norge

    Norge
    av Marit Slotnæs, Erling Fossen, Marit Slotnæs, Erling Fossen

    Inbunden - Norska (bokmål) - ISBN: 9788248901150

    Med Eilert Sundts folkelivsstudier i bagasjen har forfatterne undersøkt forholdene i utkant-Norge for å gi et bilde av hva nasjonen er i dag. De forsøker å finne ut hva det er folk drømmer om, og tenker på, hvilke opphavsmyter, historiske milepeler…

  • A Better Life

    A Better Life
    av Teresa Macisaac

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781897009178

  • Kvaler

    Kvaler
    av Eva J. Stensrud, Eva J. Stensrud

    Pocket - 2008 - Norska (bokmål) - ISBN: 9788204151247

    Julias avsløring har fratatt Vesle handlekraften. Johanna kjemper med vonde følelser overfor både ham og ektemannen, for Jon Tarvald insisterer på å få Anne gift. Når Anne forsøker å gjøre kort prosess, går ingenting slik hun hadde tenkt. Det gjør d…

  • Interdisciplinary Theories of Rural Development

    Interdisciplinary Theories of Rural Development
    av Frank W. Young

    Inbunden - 1983 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780892323838

  • Barfrost

    Barfrost
    av Ján Johanides, Ján Johanides

    Häftad - Norska (bokmål) - ISBN: 9788274881341

    Romanen omhandler en hel kjede av forbrytelser fra fortiden som truer med å få sin grusomme fortsettelse i et slovakisk bygdesamfunn. Skuespilleren Psotnik har trukket seg tilbake fra storbyen og blir innviet i den aristokratiske sigøyneren Dezos dr…

  • Handbook of Research on Rural Sociology and Community Mobilization for Sustainable Growth

    Handbook of Research on Rural Sociology and Community Mobilization for Sustainable Growth

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781522571582

    Rural areas are a key sector in every nation's economy due to a sizeable majority of the population living therein, as well as their impact on global agriculture and food security. Rural development transcends the availability of infrastructure, tec…

  • Soviet Power and the Countryside

    Soviet Power and the Countryside
    av N. Melvin

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780333692523

    Drawing upon extensive archival and other original sources, Soviet Power and the Countryside offers a new approach to understanding the political dynamics that led to the collapse of the Soviet order. A detailed analysis of the design, implementatio…

  • Poverty Amid Prosperity

    Poverty Amid Prosperity
    av J. Edward Taylor

    Inbunden - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780877666691

  • Metropolitan Ruralities

    Metropolitan Ruralities

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781785607974

    During modernity metropolitan ruralities have been regarded as land reserves for urban expansion. However, there is a growing insight that there are limits to the urban expansion into rural areas. Signs of a new position are the awakened interest in…

  • Together at the Table

    Together at the Table
    av Patricia Allen

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780271029771

    Everywhere you look people are more aware of what they eat and where their food comes from. In a cafeteria in Los Angeles, children make their lunchtime food choices at fresh-fruit and salad bars stocked with local foods. In a community garden in Ne…

  • Country People in the New South

    Country People in the New South
    av Jeanette Keith

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807845264

    Using the Tennessee antievolution 'Monkey Law,' authored by a local legislator, as a measure of how conservatives successfully resisted, co-opted, or ignored reform efforts, Jeanette Keith explores conflicts over the meaning and cost of progress in…

  • Reconstituting Rurality

    Reconstituting Rurality
    av Jonathan Murdoch

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781857286458

    The second in the "Restructuring Rural Areas" series, this work presents an examination of the way in which the rural, and the concept of rurality is being reconstructed within urban regions.; It argues that the rural is not a fixed category but the…

  • The Gamekeeper at Home

    The Gamekeeper at Home
    av Richard Jefferies

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108004107

    Richard Jefferies (1848-87) remains one of the most thoughtful and most lyrical writers on the English countryside. He had aspirations to make a living as a novelist, but it was his short factually based articles for The Live Stock Journal and other…

  • The English Rural Community

    The English Rural Community

    Häftad - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521405676

    This book examines the English rural community, past and present, in its variety and dynamism. The distinguished team of contributors brings a variety of disciplinary perspectives to bear upon the central issues of movement and migration; the farm f…

  • Anklager

    Anklager
    av Anne Marie Meyer, Anne Marie Meyer

    Pocket - 2009 - Norska (bokmål) - ISBN: 9788202292744

    - Ta ham vekk. Jeg orker ikke se ham. Ta ham vekk, skrek hun. Barbro løftet hånden skremt opp foran munnen. - Men kjære, mumlet hun og så fortvilet på doktoren. - Ta ham med deg du, sa han lavt, - så skal jeg ta meg av Kjellaug. Se om du finner Hall…

  • The Liberal Party in Rural England 1885-1910

    The Liberal Party in Rural England 1885-1910
    av Patricia Lynch

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199256211

    This book explores the relationship between the British Liberal party and the rural working-class voters enfranchised by the Third Reform Act of 1884. In contrast to many works that present urban voters as the primary agents of political change in n…

  • Seasons on a Ranch

    Seasons on a Ranch
    av Cynthia Vannoy-Rhoades

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780595168514

  • The Sustainability of Rural Systems

    The Sustainability of Rural Systems

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789048159789

    This book examines the interaction of the dimensions of economy, society, and environment in the context of rural systems. It embraces a wide range of topics, including globalization and reregulation in sustainable food production, conservation and…

  • Rural Communities: Legacy and Change, Faculty Guide

    Rural Communities: Legacy and Change, Faculty Guide
    av Jan Flora, Cornelia Butler Flora, Elizabeth Houdek

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813314808

  • Challenges for Rural America in the Twenty-First Century

    Challenges for Rural America in the Twenty-First Century

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780271022420

    The twentieth century was one of profound transformation in rural America. Demographic shifts and economic restructuring have conspired to alter dramatically the lives of rural people and their communities. Challenges for Rural America in the Twenty…

  • Challenges for Rural America in the Twenty-First Century

    Challenges for Rural America in the Twenty-First Century

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780271022413

    The twentieth century was one of profound transformation in rural America. Demographic shifts and economic restructuring have conspired to alter dramatically the lives of rural people and their communities. Challenges for Rural America in the Twenty…

  • Working the Sahel

    Working the Sahel
    av Michael Mortimore

    Inbunden - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415140966

    This book looks at how people in the semi-arid conditions of the Sahel cope with their harsh environment. It draws on four years of field research with farmers in the Sahelian region and builds on work with these communities over several decades. Re…

  • Risky Rivers

    Risky Rivers
    av Michael Chibnik

    Inbunden - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780816514823

    While anthropologists and ecologists have carefully described the activities of the slash-and-burn cultivators, ranchers, and miners of tropical South America, they have largely overlooked the economic strategies and political struggles of riverine…

  • Living in Utopia

    Living in Utopia
    av Lucy Sargisson

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780754642244

    Utopia is, literally, the good place that is no place. Utopias reveal people's dreams and desires and they may gesture towards different and better ways of being. But they are rarely considered as physical, observable phenomena. In this book Sargiss…

  • White Farms, Black Labor - The State and Agrarian Change in Southern Africa

    White Farms, Black Labor - The State and Agrarian Change in Southern Africa
    av Alan Jeeves

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780852556245

    Racist policies throughout southern Africa consciously drove African farmers off their land during the first half of the 20th century and forced them to become laborers on white farms. This set of essays explore various aspects of the lives and expe…

  • California and the Fictions of Capital

    California and the Fictions of Capital
    av George L. Henderson

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195108903

    These essays on California's economy, culture, and literature between the 1880s and 1920s show how rural places were made over in the image of capital. The story told here is of the real and imaginary spaces that capital occupied, including its enco…

  • Views of Neilston Parish

    Views of Neilston Parish
    av Charles Taylor

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780902664715

    First published in 1830 as The Levern Delineated, and originally sub-titled "in a series of views of the most interesting scenery along its banks and vicinity with historical and topographical sketches of the most remarkable objects which present th…

  • Decentralization and the Social Economics of Development

    Decentralization and the Social Economics of Development

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845932695

    There has been broad agreement in recent years that decentralization is key in achieving democracy at local level. Examining the successes, failures, possibilities and limitations of efforts across rural Kenya, this book analyses the socioeconomic a…

  • Local Agrarian Societies in Colonial India

    Local Agrarian Societies in Colonial India
    av Peter Robb

    Inbunden - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780700704712

    The first systematic attempt to introduce a full range of Japanese scholarship on the agrarian history of British India to the English-language reader. Suggests the fundamental importance of an Asian comparative perspective for the understanding of…

  • Kunsten å inhalera ; Flyt

    Kunsten å inhalera ; Flyt
    av Ingelin Røssland

    12-15 år Pocket - 2009 - Norska (nynorsk) - ISBN: 9788252173956

    Kunsten å inhalera: Anette er snart 16 år og bur i den mest avsidesliggande bygda på ei lita øy. Saman med venninna Christin har Anette som nyttårsløfte å byrja både å røyka og drikka, dei vil bli to av dei tøffe. Anette vil også kysse høge, mørke B…

  • Reminiscences of a Ranchman

    Reminiscences of a Ranchman
    av Edgar Beecher Bronson

    Häftad - 1962 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803250239

    The decades of the 1870s and 1880s were the heyday of the Old West as the world has come to know it in stories and songs, plays, motion pictures, and television dramas. Edgar Beecher Bronson, the real-life prototype of that now familiar character, t…

  • Heksejakt

    Heksejakt
    av Eva J. Stensrud, Eva J. Stensrud

    Pocket - Norska (bokmål) - ISBN: 9788204122018

    Bygda koker av rykter etter at Julia reddet Ernas barn. Bare en heks kan forløse et lik, blir det sagt. Den unge jordmoren kjemper mot folkesnakket og sine egne følelser, og Johanna og Augusta gjør sitt beste for å hjelpe henne. Augusta holder hardn…

  • The Community in Rural America

    The Community in Rural America
    av Kenneth P. Wilkinson

    Inbunden - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313264672

    Far from being the bucolic paradise that is often imagined, the rural areas of this country are afflicted with chronic economic hardship, severe forms of alienation, and the lack of a foundation for community development or for the enhancement of ec…

  • Med skjulte krefter

    Med skjulte krefter
    av Kjellaug Steinslett, Kjellaug Steinslett

    Pocket - Norska (bokmål) - ISBN: 9788250948891

    Det er en vanskelig tid for Johanna. Hun har blitt alvorlig skremt av de mange underlige tingene datteren hennes foretar seg, og i fjøset går en galning løs og antaster tjenestejentene. Johannas mann, Andreas, er sur og utilnærmelig og til liten hje…

  • Trost i taklampa

    Trost i taklampa
    av Alf Prøysen

    Pocket - Norska (nynorsk) - ISBN: 9788205344952

    Gunvor Smikkstugun kommer hjem fra byen på sommerferie og lager røre i hjembygda. Hun vil ha med seg de andre unge inn til byen, men det går ikke helt som hun har tenkt seg. Bygda er ikke nådig mot henne, og Gunvor blir satt på plass av sine egne og…

  • Expanding the Frontier in Rural Finance

    Expanding the Frontier in Rural Finance
    av Maria Pagura

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781853396663

    Despite significant innovations in rural microfinance over the years, millions of people around the world still do not have access to financial services. Can linkages and strategic alliances between formal and informal financial institutions and pri…

  • Kjærleikens ferjereiser

    Kjærleikens ferjereiser
    av Edvard Hoem

    Inbunden - Norska (nynorsk) - ISBN: 9788270948505

    På Ramvik følgjer vi nokre menneske som på kvar sin måte opplever samanhengen mellom individ og samfunn og korleis systemet set grensene i eit firkanta byråkrati. Boka fortel om menneskelege problem i eit distrikts-Noreg som har gått gjennom store o…

  • Financing Rural Health Care

    Financing Rural Health Care
    av Lavonne Straub

    Inbunden - 1988 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780275929008

    Straub and Walzer have assembled a well-balanced collection of articles by experts in the field of health care, beginning with two which explore the changing populations and economies of rural areas. Successive chapters explain issues such as recent…

  • The Citizens at Risk

    The Citizens at Risk
    av Gordon McGranahan

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781853835612

    Local environments such as cities and neighbourhoods are becoming a focal point for those concerned with environmental justice and sustainability. The Citizens at Risk takes up this emerging agenda and analyses the key issues in a refreshingly simpl…

  • The Citizens at Risk

    The Citizens at Risk
    av Gordon McGranahan

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781853835629

    Local environments such as cities and neighbourhoods are becoming a focal point for those concerned with environmental justice and sustainability. The Citizens at Risk takes up this emerging agenda and analyses the key issues in a refreshingly simpl…

  • Beyond the Rural-Urban Divide

    Beyond the Rural-Urban Divide

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781848551381

    The rural-urban dichotomy is one of the most influential figures of thought in history, laying the foundation for academic disciplines such as rural and urban sociology. The dichotomy rests on the assumption that rural and urban areas differ fundame…

  • Beyond the Rural-Urban Divide

    Beyond the Rural-Urban Divide

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781781901557

    The rural-urban dichotomy is one of the most influential figures of thought in history, laying the foundation for academic disciplines such as rural and urban sociology. The dichotomy rests on the assumption that rural and urban areas differ fundame…

  • Slåttekaren

    Slåttekaren
    av Arne Slåttå

    Häftad - Norska (nynorsk) - ISBN: 9788230003046

    Åttifemåring med glimt i auga og alvor i pennen. Arne Slåttå, Suldal, debuterer som romanforfattar åttifem år gammal. Med sju skarvne år på folkeskole for meir enn sytti år sidan og heile livet som gardbrukar og skogsmann, kjem Slåttå med sin første…

  • Hitler's Home Front

    Hitler's Home Front
    av Jill Stephenson

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781852854423

    What was life like for ordinary Germans under Hitler? Hitler's Home Front paints a picture of life in Wurttemberg, a region in south-west Germany, during the rise to power and rule of the Nazis. It concentrates in particular on life in the countrysi…