Lookup NU author(s): Professor Mark Shucksmith OBE
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Rural poverty has received relatively little attention from scholars in Europe or the USA, often regarded as secondary to more visible urban poverty. Lately, however, rural disadvantage has received unexpected attention, if only for its perceived role in generating political upheaval (see Krugman, Hank or Guilluy, for example). Divergeneces between rural and metropolitan electoral results, support of populism in rural areas and even the rise of protest movements in the countryside have prompted a renewed interest in urban-rural disparities and rural feelings of inferiority and marginalisation. What can sociology tell us about rural poverty and disadvantage?
Author(s): Bernard J, Contzen S, Decker A, Shucksmith M
Publication type: Article
Publication status: Published
Journal: Sociology Lens
Print publication date: 26/11/2019
Online publication date: 26/11/2019
Acceptance date: 21/11/2019
Date deposited: 13/12/2019
Publisher: Wiley and Sons Inc.