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BEESLEY, K.B., MILLWARD, H., ILBERY, B. & HARRINGTON, L. (Eds) (2003) The New Countryside: Geographic Perspectives on Rural Change. Rural Development Institute, Brandon University.

BOWLER, I.R., BRYANT, C.R. & NELLIS, M.D. (Eds) (1992) Contemporary Rural Systems in Transition, CAB International, Wallingford (two volumes).

BOWLER, I.R., BRYANT, C.R. & COCKLIN, C. (Eds) (2002) The Sustainability of Rural Systems: Geographical Interpretations. Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, The Netherlands.

DIRY, J-P (Ed.) (2008) Les étrangers dans les campagnes (CERAMAC/Press Universitaires Blaise Pascal, Clermont Ferrand). Proceedings of the Anglo-French Rural Geography Conference, May 2007.

ESSEX, S., GILG, A. & YARWOOD, R. with SMITHERS, J. & WILSON, R. (Eds) (2005) Rural Change and Sustainability: Agriculture, the Environment and Communities, CABI Publishing, Wallingford. 384pp. ISBN 0 85 199 082 7.

GALLENT, N., SHUCKSMITH, M. & TEWDWR-JONES, M. (Eds) (2003) Housing in the European Countryside: Rural Pressure and Policy in Western Europe, Routledge, London.

ILBERY, B.W., CHIOTTI. Q. & RICKARD, T. (Eds) (1997) Agriculture Restructuring and Sustainability: A Geographical Perspective, CAB International, Wallingford.

MANSFIELD, L. (2011) Upland Agriculture and the Environment. UK, Badger Press. ISBN-10: 0957074700, ISBN-13: 978-0957074705. Support by Post order (£25 inc. post & packing) to: Dr L.T. Mansfield, c/o Badger Press Limited, Longlands, Bowness-on-Windermere, Cumbria LA23 3AS. Email:

RAMSEY, D., ROBINSON, G. & WINCHELL, D. (Eds) (2010) Geographical Perspectives on Sustainable Rural Change. Proceedings, 6th Quadrennial Meeting of the British, Canadian & American Rural Geographers. Spokane, July 15 – 20, 2007. Eastern Washington University & Brandon University Press

REED, MATT J. & HOLT, G. (Eds) (2006) Sociological Perspectives of Organic Agriculture: From Pioneer to Policy. Holt & Reed convened IRSA 2004 Norway working group 10 on Post-Organic Futures. Commonwealth Agricultural Bureau International (CABI).

ROBINSON, G.M. (Ed.) (2008) Sustainable Rural Systems: Sustainable Agriculture and Rural Communities, Ashgate, Aldershot and Burlington, Vt. (from the IGU-RGS-IBG Conference, Glasgow, 2004).

SAGE, C. (2012) Environment and Food. Series: Routledge Introductions to Environment. Environment and Society Texts. Paperback: 978-0-415-36312-9: £24.99. Hardback: 978-0-415-36311. Routledge, UK.

SCHOLTEN, B.A. (2010) India’s White Revolution: Operation Flood, Food Aid and Development. I.B.Tauris, UK; Palgrave, USA; Viva Books, India.

WALFORD, N. & EVANS, N. (2003) (Eds) Innovation in Rural Areas, CERAMAC 22, ISBN 2-84516-243-X. Presses Universitaries Blaise Padscal, Clermont-Ferrand.

WILSON, G.A. (2007) Multifunctional Agriculture: A Transition Theory Perspective. ISBN 1845932560, 9781845932565. Oxford University Press, New York and CABI, Wallingford.

WILSON, G.A., ROBINSON, G., SCHMIED, D. & MOSE, I. (Eds) (2010) Globalization and Rural Transitions in Germany and the UK. Proceedings, Anglo-German Rural Geographers meeting 2008. Universität Oldenburg: Cuvillier Verlag, Göttingen.

WILSON, G.A. (2011) Community Resilience and Environmental Transitions. ISBN-10: 1849711518, ISBN-13: 978-1849711517. Earthscan, London.