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Human Geography

Research in this area includes the activities of the Centre for Rural Research.

Environment-development relationships and sustainable livelihoods in developing countries

Local institutions, local knowledge and social capital in natural resource management

Wetland environments and the political ecology of wetland management

Rural change and development

Territory and national identity

Sport, place and identity

Urban conservation and planning

Urban heritage

Socio-economic change in market towns

Entrepreneurial cities

Agrarian policy and farm families

Agricultural livestock and animal geography

Agricultural industrialisation, farm diversification and pluriactivity

Social, cultural and ethical aspects of land use and rural policy

Visitor perception and attitudes towards urban green space


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