Interrogating Rurality in Settler-Societies: Place, Identity and Culture

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Andrew Gorman-Murray


A review of David L. Brown and Kai A. Schaft, Rural People and Communities in the 21st Century: Resilience and Transformation (Polity, 2011) and Rob Garbutt, The Locals: Identity, Place and Belonging in Australia and Beyond (Peter Lang, 2011).

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Andrew Gorman-Murray, University of Western Sydney

Andrew Gorman-Murray is a lecturer in Social Sciences (Geography) at the University of Western Sydney. His research interests include rural society and culture, and geographies of gender and sexuality. He is compiling an edited collection, with Barbara Pini and Lia Bryant, titled Sexuality, Rurality, and Geography (forthcoming 2012).