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counter-urbanization

Overview page. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography.

The movement of population and economic activity away from urban areas—see Mitchell (2004) J. Rur. Studs 20, 1 for an exhaustive dissertation on the meaning of this term, and Escribano...

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counter-urbanization

Overview page. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography.

The movement of population and economic activity away from urban areas—see Mitchell (2004) J. Rur. Studs 20, 1 for an exhaustive dissertation on the meaning of this term, and Escribano...

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counter-urbanization

Susan Mayhew.

in A Dictionary of Geography

January 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography. 149 words.

The movement of population and economic activity away from *urban areas—see Mitchell (2004) J. Rur. Studs 20, 1 for

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counter-urbanization

Noel Castree, Rob Kitchin and Alisdair Rogers.

in A Dictionary of Human Geography

January 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Human Geography. 71 words.

A pattern of population change in which smaller towns and villages grow at a faster rate than larger cities within

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Impact of Counter-Urbanization on Size, Population Mix, and Welfare of an Agricultural Region

Eli Feinerman, Israel Finkelshtain, Anat Tchetchik and Mordehai Delgo.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

July 2011; p ublished online July 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Publicly Provided Goods; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Socialist Systems and Transitional Economies; Economic Development. 8737 words.

The article explains the phenomenon of counter-urbanization, which has become prominent in most developed countries. We develop a model that provides an economic rationalization for the...

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counter-urbanization

Susan Mayhew.

in A Dictionary of Geography

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography. 155 words.

The movement of population and economic activity away from *urban areas—see Mitchell (2004) J. Rur. Studs 20

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urbanization curve

Overview page. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography.

A model of the progress of urbanization, based on empirical evidence from Europe. In a traditional society, urbanization is below 20%, and the rate of urbanization is slow, so the curve...

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Introduction

David Churchill.

in Crime Control and Everyday Life in the Victorian City

January 2018; p ublished online February 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945); Social and Cultural History. 11622 words.

The introduction critically interrogates orthodox accounts of crime control and modernization, and outlines the conceptual and methodological basis of an alternative interpretation. In...

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Koan

Phil Ford.

in Dig

August 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Popular Music; American Music. 11205 words.

This chapter suggests that hipness is a historically-situated, contingent entity, arising among urbanized African Americans in the interwar United States and subsequently transforming as it...

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Grand global futures challenges

Jennifer M. Gidley.

in The Future: A Very Short Introduction

March 2017; p ublished online March 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Sciences. 5044 words.

The challenges we face for near and long-term futures have been called a crisis of crises. ‘Grand global futures challenges’ synthesizes these complex and interconnected major global...

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Policing Delhi

Om Prakash Mishra.

April 2012; p ublished online September 2012 .

Book. Subjects: Urban and Rural Studies. 256 pages.

Set against the backdrop of the capital’s history, culture, and socio-political scenario, this is a full-length study of the connection between rapid urbanization, rising crime, and law...

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Henri Lefebvre on Space

Lukasz Stanek.

July 2011; p ublished online August 2015 .

Book. Subjects: Theory of Architecture. 392 pages.

This book frames a contextual appreciation of Henri Lefebvre’s idea that space is a social product. The book explicitly confronts both the philosophical and the empirical foundations of...

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The Birth of Vietnamese Political Journalism

Philippe Peycam.

May 2012; p ublished online November 2015 .

Book. Subjects: Asian History. 320 pages.

This book is the first ever English-language study of Vietnam's emerging political press and its resistance to colonialism. Published in the decade that preceded the Communist Party's...

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The power of human agency: successful community development strategies in Norway’s rural northern margins

Dag Jørund Lønning.

in Community Development Journal

July 2018; p ublished online May 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Development Studies; Development Planning and Policy; Public Policy. 6724 words.

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This article analyses the two fundamental contemporary challenges, and tries to outline a possible development strategy targeting these challenges....

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The Tail Wags the Dog

Marc L. Moskowitz.

in Cries of Joy, Songs of Sorrow

November 2009; p ublished online November 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Anthropology. 6348 words.

This chapter provides an overview of the book's main themes. This book explores the range of cultural connotations of Taiwan-produced Mandopop in the Peoples Republic of China (PRC) and...

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“The Horrifying Ties, From Which the Public Order Originates”

Bernhard Siegert.

in This Is Enlightenment

June 2010; p ublished online March 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700). 4856 words.

This chapter offers a unique way to raise the question of Enlightenment mediations of power. It begins by contesting the “two-hundred-year-old myth” that understands the Enlightenment as...

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Environmental History

Gregory H. Maddox.

in African Studies

P ublished online July 2014 .

Article. Subjects: African History; African Languages; African Music; African Philosophy; African Studies. 16629 words.

Environmental history, the study of how human societies and the natural world shape each other over time, developed fairly recently as a distinct field of historical inquiry. It emerged in...

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Proactive Vector Control Strategies and Improved Monitoring and Evaluation Practices for Dengue Prevention

in Journal of Medical Entomology

November 2009; p ublished online November 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Disease Ecology and Epidemiology; Entomology. 6638 words.

Despite tremendous efforts by public health organizations in dengue-endemic countries, it has proven difficult to achieve effective and sustainable control of the primary dengue virus...

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Reply to Paul O’Connell's Article on Neo-liberal Globalisation and Human Rights

Rhoda E. Howard-Hassmann.

in Human Rights Law Review

January 2009; p ublished online February 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration. 2713 words.

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Protection in Practice: Protecting IDPs in Today’s Armed Conflicts

Nina Schrepfer.

in International Journal of Refugee Law

October 2018; p ublished online September 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration; Refugee Studies. 7099 words.

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