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Rurality

  • By: Michael Woods
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Studies
  • Edited by: Helmut K. Anheier & Mark Juergensmeyer
  • Subject:Globalization, Social Policy (general), Cultural Geography

Rurality—the condition of not being urban—has been affected by global forces throughout history, and in the 21st century, the concept of the rural is transported globally even as rural areas themselves are increasingly a part of the global economy. Rurality is ...

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