Rural-Urban Linkages for Sustainable Development

A threefold view: The rural, the urban and the “in-between”The new context of rural-urban linkagesResearch aim and methodsQualitative analysis of contributions to rural-urban relations in economic geographyContributions to this volumeConclusionsReferencesA: Transitions, transformation and rural–urban linkagesAgri-food sustainability transitions: Food geographies, governance and ethical foodscapesIntroduction: Binary worlds and regulatory spatial fixes in agri-food governanceDisruptive agents, new food geographies: AFNs, urban food strategies and public procurementFood system change and sustainability transitionClimate change and other landscape pressures: The need to make space for ethics and collective responsibility?New growth narratives and their implications for agri-food futures and rural-urban relationsConclusionNotesReferencesAgribusiness and rural–urban linkages: The case of Sinop in Northern Mato Grosso, BrazilThe agribusincss-city as a specific spatial configuration?Characterized by the soy boom: Development processes in the Brazilian MidwestCase study: Sinop - how a colonization project is altered by the victory of agribusinessConclusionReferencesRural–urban linkages in sustainability transitions: Challenges for economic geography and disaster recoveryI IntroductionResilience in systemsResilience in transitions and transition pathwaysRural-urban linkages in disaster researchCase study approachRural-urban linkages in Christchurch earthquake recoveryDiscussionConclusionReferencesB: Rural–urban differencesRural–urban differences in online advertisements of second-hand goods: The case of the Dutch platform MarktplaatsIntroductionLiterature review: Rural-urban differencesMethodologyData collectionResultsDiscussion and conclusionReferencesUrban and rural labour markets in Andalusia: Are they so different?IntroductionUrban versus rural labour markets: Are they so different?Methodology and dataResultsConclusionsReferencesWhat kind of space matters in rural–urban heterogeneity?: Managing space in organizational entrepreneurshipIntroductionRural-urban dichotomiesConceptual modelResearch designResearch resultsDiscussion and conclusionNoteAcknowledgementReferencesC: Rural–urban linkages and their impactsThe impact of the craft beer revolution on the American hop industryIntroductionThe historical geography of hop production in the United StatesFrom bland to bitter: The emergence of craft breweries and “hop forward” beerDataCraft beer and its impact on demand for hopsConclusionsNotesReferencesDevelopment of alternative food networks in the peri-urban areas of IstanbulIntroductionConceptual discussionMethodologyPeri-urban food production in the Istanbul Metropolitan AreaAFN in IstanbulConclusionReferencesThe role of rural–urban linkages in local development: A comparative study on two rural settlements in BangladeshIntroductionResearch strategyDiscussionConclusionReferencesD: Governance and rural–urban linkages"Smart Region" governance for innovation: Cooperative approaches in Hamburg-Southern Elbe RegionIntroductionThe smart specialization logic: A policy-prioritization framework for bundling resources through entrepreneurial discovery processesTerritorial cooperation as an impetus to innovation processes and sustainability transitionsHamburg-Southern Elbe Region in focus: Territorial context and institutional frameworkThe Smart Region process: A new governance approach for regional innovationConcluding discussionReferencesA critical analysis of rural tourism policy: The Niksar-Çamiçi Plateau Secondary Residential Area (Turkey)IntroductionConclusions and recommendationsReferencesHow do EU beneficiaries perform rurality and rural development?: The case of the Polish countrysideData and methodsResultsDiscussion and conclusion: About villagers’ performanceAcknowledgementsReferencesRural–urban linkages for sustainable development: A synthesis and conclusionA synthesis concerning sustainable developmentWhat have we learned?Rural-urban linkages for sustainable development - future challengesResearch demandReferences
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