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Settlements at the Edge

Settlements at the Edge

Remote Human Settlements in Developed Nations

New Horizons in Regional Science series

Edited by Andrew Taylor, Dean B. Carson, Prescott C. Ensign, Lee Huskey, Rasmus O. Rasmussen and Gertrude Saxinger

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, Norway, Russia, Sweden, Finland and other nations with territories within the Arctic Circle.

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Edited by Andrew Taylor, Dean B. Carson, Prescott C. Ensign, Lee Huskey, Rasmus O. Rasmussen and Gertrude Saxinger

Subjects: geography, human geography, population studies, urban and regional studies, regional studies

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List of contributors ix Foreword by Tomas Mörtsell xxvii Preface and acknowledgements xxix PART I SETTLEMENT HISTORIES AND THEIR REPRESENTATIONS 1 Introduction: settlements at the edge Andrew Taylor 2 The dynamic history of government settlements at the edge Lee Huskey and Andrew Taylor 3 Boom back or blow back? Growth strategies in mono-ndustrial i resource towns – ‘east’ and ‘west’ Gertrude Saxinger, Andrey Petrov, Natalia Krasnoshtanova, Vera Kuklina and Doris A. Carson 4 International migration and the changing nature of settlements at the edge Kate Golebiowska, Tom Carter, Alicia Boyle and Andrew Taylor 5 Gender matters: the importance of gender to settlements at the edge of the Nordic Arctic Lisbeth Harbo and Johanna Roto 6 Place- ased planning in remote regions: Cape York Peninsula, b Australia and Nunavut, Canada Sharon Harwood, Ed Wensing and Prescott C. Ensign PART II UNDERSTANDING SETTLEMENT POPULATIONS IN SPARSELY POPULATED AREAS 7 Sources of data for settlement level analyses in sparsely populated areas Paul Peters, Andrew Taylor, Dean B. Carson and Huw Brokensha v 3 25 49 75 98 124 153 M4045 TAYLOR 9781784711955 PRINT.indd 5 26/08/2016 12:12 vi Settlements at the edge 8 New mobilities – new economies? Temporary populations and local innovation capacity in sparsely populated areas Doris A. Carson, Jen Cleary, Suzanne de la Barre, Marco Eimermann and Roger Marjavaara 9 Land rights and their influence on settlement patterns Jan Salmon and Wayne Edwards 178 207 10 evolution of growth pole settlements in northern peripheries? Re- Reflecting the emergence of an LNG...