Settlements at the Edge: Remote Human Settlements in Developed Nations

Andrew Taylor, Dean B. Carson, Prescott C. Ensign, Lee Huskey, Rasmus Ole Rasmussen, Gertrude Saxinger

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    Abstract

    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.`

    Original languageEnglish
    Place of PublicationGloucester, UK
    PublisherEdward Elgar Publishing
    Number of pages449
    ISBN (Electronic)9781784711962
    ISBN (Print)9781784711955
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 30 Sep 2016

    Publication series

    NameNew Horizan in Regional Science Series

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    Taylor, A., Carson, D. B., Ensign, P. C., Huskey, L., Rasmussen, R. O., & Saxinger, G. (2016). Settlements at the Edge: Remote Human Settlements in Developed Nations. (New Horizan in Regional Science Series). Edward Elgar Publishing. https://doi.org/10.4337/9781784711962