Social Transformation in Rural Canada: Community, Cultures, and Collective Action

Social Transformation in Rural Canada: Community, Cultures, and Collective Action

By: Maureen G. Reed (editor), John R. Parkins (editor)Paperback

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Students, scholars, and community workers will find this book an invaluable resource for understanding the changing nature of life in Canada's numerous and diverse rural communities.

About Author

John R. Parkins is an associate professor in the Department of Resource Economics and Environmental Sociology at the University of Alberta. Maureen G. Reed is a professor in the School of Environment and Sustainability and the Department of Geography and Planning at the University of Saskatchewan. Contributors: Marilyn Baptiste, Darin Barney, Jonaki Bhattacharyya, Ryan Bullock, Christopher Bryant, Ken J. Caine, Emily Jane Davis, Nancy Duxbury, Greg Halseth, Lorelei L. Hanson, Carol-Anne Hudson, Belinda Leach, Don Manson, Martha MacDonald, Catherine Murray, Ross Nelson, Howard Ramos, Bill Reimer, Laura Ryser, Ruth Wells Sandwell, David Setah, Peter Sinclair, Chris Southcott, Mark C.J. Stoddart, Deatra Walsh, Roger William, Yoko Yoshida, and Nathan Young


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: SocialTransformation 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 15 "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

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780774823814
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 428
  • ID: 9780774823814
  • weight: 640
  • ISBN10: 077482381X

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