Sarah Neal and Julian Agyeman

in The new countryside?

Published by Policy Press

Published in print March 2006 | ISBN: 9781861347961
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9781447303916 | DOI:

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This chapter serves as a summary of the topics discussed in this book. It begins with a discussion on the familiar absence and unfamiliar presence paradigm, followed by a review of broken narratives and the un/settled rural spaces. The final and critical argument presented in the chapter is about the importance of spatialising the concept of social citizenship and extending this concept into the thicker category of spatialised belonging.

Keywords: familiar absence paradigm; unfamiliar presence paradigm; broken narrative; rural spaces; spatialising; social citizenship; spatialised belonging

Chapter.  3271 words. 

Subjects: Urban and Rural Studies

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