1. Approaching the Rural 2. Imagining the Rural 3. Exploiting the Rural 4. Consuming the Rural 5. Developing the Rural 6. Living in the Rural 7. Performing the Rural 8. Regulating the Rural 9. Re-Making the Rural
Michael Woods is Professor of Human Geography in the Institute of Geography and Earth Sciences, Aberystwyth University. He specialises in rural geography, political geography and contemporary rural politics and governance.
"[Woods'] chapters define the imagined, economic, political, and social characteristics of rural societies, using examples from every continent...this book has a very thorough bibliography of the current literature on rural geography."--W. J. Gribb, University of Wyoming, Recommended title, CHOICE