Town and Country: Contemporary Issues at the Rural/Urban Interface

Author: Michael F. Hopkinson

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  • ISBN: 0-9524970-5-0
  • Published: 1999
  • Publisher: PLACE


This is a collection of papers focusing on changes at the interface between town and country, delivered at a conference held in York. Written at the turn of the century by leading researchers in the field, they form an interesting point against which to assess the current situation.

  • Marion Shoard: Recreation in the Rural/Urban Interface
  • Michael Hopkinson: Beyond the Fringe: Land use change at York’s urban margin
  • Lynn Crowe, Melvyn Jones and Karen Smyth: Untested Assumptions and Unequal Opportunities: Informal recreation access issues in the urban fringe countryside
  • Geoff Lomas and Glenn Gorner: Community and Agency Interaction at the Urban and Rural Interface
  • Adam Menuge: Belle Isle and the Invention of the Lake District: an exploration of meanings and process
  • Andrew Sclater: Industrial Elysium: Smithills Estate, Bolton – from hamlet to heritage centre?