Conclusions: New Forest Owners Under Globalised, Rural-Urban Relations

  • E. Carina H. Keskitalo


This chapter summarises the trends and changes affecting rural development, in general, and forest ownership as a phenomenon, in particular, as they have been outlined in this volume. The chapter, and the book at large, illustrates that the extensive variations in forest owner characteristics may best be comprehended through complex conceptions, of not only rural but also urban populations and the intersections existing between them. The cases highlighted in this book thus in particular show upon the large but also changing role of forest ownership in Europe.


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  • E. Carina H. Keskitalo
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  1. 1.Department of Geography and Economic HistoryUmeå UniversityUmeåSweden

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