Settlements at the edge : remote human settlements in developed nations / edited by Andrew Taylor, Dean B. Carson, Prescott C. Ensign, Lee Huskey, Rasmus Ole Rasmussen, Gertrude Saxinger.

Cheltenham, Glos : Edward Elgar Publishing Limited ; Northampton, Massachusetts : Edward Elgar Publishing, Inc., [2016]
New horizons in regional science
New horizons in regional science
xxxi, 449 pages ; 24 cm.
Human settlements -- Developed countries.
Rural population.
Rural conditions.
Settlements at the Edge examines the evolution, characteristics, functions and shifting economic basis of settlements in sparsely populated areas of developed nations. With a focus on demographic change, the book features theoretical and applied cases which explore the interface between demography, economy, well-being and the environment. This book offers a comprehensive and insightful knowledge base for understanding the role of population in shaping the development and histories of northern sparsely populated areas of developed nations including Alaska (USA), Australia, Canada, Greenland, No.
Front Matter; Copyright; Contents; List of contributors; Foreword; Preface and acknowledgements; PART I: SETTLEMENT HISTORIES AND THEIR REPRESENTATIONS; 1 Introduction: settlements at the edge; 2 The dynamic history of government settlements at the edge; 3 Boom back or blow back? Growth strategies in mono-industrial resource towns
'east' and 'west'; 4 International migration and the changing nature of settlements at the edge; 5 Gender matters: the importance of gender to settlements at the edge of the Nordic Arctic
Place-basedplanning in remote regions: Cape York Peninsula, Australia and Nunavut, CanadaPART II: UNDERSTANDING SETTLEMENT POPULATIONS IN SPARSELY POPULATED AREAS; 7 Sources of data for settlement level analyses in sparsely populated areas; 8 New mobilities
new economies? Temporary populations and local innovation capacity in sparsely populated areas; 9 Land rights and their influence on settlement patterns; 10 Re-evolutionof growth pole settlements in northern peripheries? Reflecting the emergence of an LNG hub in Northern Australia with experiences from Northern Norway
11 Contemporary Aboriginal settlements: understanding mixed-market approaches12 Modelling settlement futures: techniques and challenges; PART III: FUTURE PROSPECTS FOR SETTLEMENTS AT THE EDGE; 13 Climate change and settlement level impacts; 14 Recruitment and retention of professional labour: the health workforce at settlement level; 15 Renewing and re-invigorating settlements: a role for tourism?; 16 The local demography of resource economies: long-term implications of natural resource industries for demographic development insparsely populated areas
17 Entrepreneurship and innovation at the edge: creating inducements for people and place18 The ultimate edge: the case for planning media for sustaining space communities; 19 Conclusion; Index
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Taylor, A. (Andrew), editor.
Carson, Dean Bradley, editor.
Ensign, Prescott C., editor.
Huskey, Lee, editor.
Rasmussen, Rasmus Ole, editor.
Saxinger, Gertrude, editor.
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