Leadership and Local Power in European Rural Development
Keith Halfacree, Imre Kovách, Rachel Woodward
Ashgate, 2002 - Social Science - 279 pages
Contrasting empirical studies of ten European countries, this volume provides a comprehensive analysis of the economic, social, political and cultural restructuring processes taking place in rural Europe and of the various national, regional and local development programmes devised to respond to these. It focuses particularly on issues of power and leadership in the evolution and administration of these programmes.
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