Settlements at the Edge
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Settlements at the Edge

Remote Human Settlements in Developed Nations

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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Chapter 15: Renewing and re-invigorating settlements: a role for tourism?

Bruce Prideaux, Michelle Thompson and Sharon Harwood

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15. Renewing and re-­invigorating settlements: a role for tourism? Bruce Prideaux, Michelle Thompson and Sharon Harwood INTRODUCTION In remote areas, settlements are usually established for specific purposes, such as: an administrative outpost; t...

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