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Title New Labour's countryside : rural policy in Britain since 1997 / edited by Michael Woods
Published Bristol, UK : Policy Press, 2008


Description 1 online resource (vii, 285 pages)
Contents New Labour's countryside / Michael Woods -- Rethinking rural policy under New Labour / Neil Ward -- Rural governance, devolution and policy delivery / Mark Goodwin -- New Labour's countryside in international perspective / Mark Shucksmith -- The foot and mouth crisis / Michael Winter -- Hunting: New Labour success or New Labour failure? / Michael Woods -- Planning and development in the countryside / Nick Gallent -- Countryside access and the 'right to roam' under New Labour: nothing to CRoW about? / Gavin Parker -- Agricultural policy / Alan Greer -- Rural community development and governance / Graham Gardner -- New Labour, poverty and welfare in rural England / Paul Milbourne -- Policing policy and policy policing: directions in rural policing under New Labour / Richard Yarwood -- Twenty-first century employment and training in the countryside? The rural 'New Deal' experience / Suzie Watkin, Martin Jones -- National Parks and the governance of the rural environment / Nicola Thompson -- Beyond New Labour's countryside / Michael Woods
Summary A timely and critical review and analysis of the development and implementation of New Labour's rural policies since 1997
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Rural development -- Government policy -- Great Britain
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Political Process -- General.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Policy -- Regional Planning.
Politics and government
Rural conditions
Rural development -- Government policy
Great Britain -- Rural conditions.
Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 1997-2007.
Great Britain
Form Electronic book
Author Woods, Michael, 1971- editor.
ISBN 9781847423610