Describe The Various Approaches To Defining ‘Rural’ & Indicate Which Of The Approaches, You Find Most Convincing, And Explain Why
Jan 20, 2022
Describe the various approaches to defining ‘rural’ & indicate which of the approaches, you find most convincing, and explain why?
Outline the features of rural areas that contribute to a higher risk of rural poverty occurring & explain the factors that contribute to the ‘invisibility’ of rural poverty
“Some natural and social scientists, as well as environmental activists, see rural depopulation as an opportunity to reclaim for non-humans some of the enormous amounts of space they have lost over the decades, centuries, and millennia. In doing so, many aims to combat both the global biodiversity and climate-change crises”. Evaluate the arguments for ‘rewilding’ of rural areas.
“In developed regions, the rural has become a highly controlled landscape of production and consumption: industrialized agriculture coexists with leisure landscapes for tourism, retirement, and recreation”. Discuss the meaning and implications of this statement, referring in your answer to relevant examples.