The Quest for Rural Sustainability in Russia
AbstractRural depopulation and the disappearance of villages in rural Russia occurred as part of the historical process of urbanization and industrialization. Rural depopulation also occurred for structural reasons having to do with village location, and for behavioral reasons whereby villagers react to primitive living conditions and poor economic prospects. Three possible strategies for addressing the problem of sustainable villages are considered. The government is attempting to improve rural living conditions, but rural depopulation is likely to continue. Characteristics of sustainable villages are outlined. Agro-tourism is analyzed for its potential to support sustainable villages. View Full-Text
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Wegren, S.K. The Quest for Rural Sustainability in Russia. Sustainability 2016, 8, 602.
Wegren SK. The Quest for Rural Sustainability in Russia. Sustainability. 2016; 8(7):602.Chicago/Turabian Style
Wegren, Stephen K. 2016. "The Quest for Rural Sustainability in Russia." Sustainability 8, no. 7: 602.
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