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.
|Title of host publication
|Settlements at the Edge
|Subtitle of host publication
|Remote Human Settlements in Developed Nations
|Andrew Taylor, Dean B Carson, Prescott Ensign, Lee Husky, Rasmus O Rasmussen, Gertrude Saxinger
|Place of Publication
|Edward Elgar Publishing
|Number of pages
|Print publication - 30 Sept 2016
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