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Title The new European rurality : strategies for small firms / edited by Teresa de Noronha Vaz, Eleanor J. Morgan, Peter Nijkamp.

Published Aldershot, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, c2006.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  630.684 NEW    AVAILABLE
Physical description ix, 291 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Series Ashgate economic geography series
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents New perspectives on European rurality and entrepreneurship -- Rural Europe and small firms : a strategic positioning and synthesis / Teresa de Noronha Vaz, Eleanor J. Morgan, and Peter Nijkamp -- Entrepreneurship in small enterprises and local development / Teresa de Noronha Vaz -- Determinants of structural change in peripheral regions -- Accessibility, innovative milieu and the innovative activity of businesses in EU peripheral and lagging areas / Andrew Copus and Dimitris Skuras -- Human capital as the critical factor for the development of Europe's rural peripheral areas / Lois Labrianidis -- Agri-food districts : theory and evidence / Cristina Brasili and Roberto Fanfani -- The embeddedness of small enterprises within the rural local economy of small and medium sized towns / Eveline S. Van Leeuwen and Peter Nijkamp -- New strategies in small business development -- Organizational success factors in local agri-food industries / Gabriella Vindigni, Peter Nijkamp, Giuseppina Carrà, and Iuri Peri -- The implementation of information and communication technologies in SMEs / Martine Boutary and M-Christine Monnoyer -- Break-out strategies of ethnic entrepreneurs / Tüzin Baycan Levent, Enno Masurel, and Peter Nijkamp -- Rural entrepreneurship : an innovation and marketing perspective / Anabela Dinis -- Case studies -- The adoption of information and communication technologies among smaller food firms in rural areas of Greece / Elena Georgoudaki, Efthalia Dimara, and Dimitris Skuras -- The allocation of public support to small food firms in Belgium, Ireland, and the UK / Tessa Avermaete, Jacques Viaene, and Eleanor J. Morgan in co-operation with Eamonn Pitts, Nick Crawford, Denise Mahon, and Xavier Gellynck -- A medium term economic outlook for cyclical markets : a case study of Mexican pig farms / Myriam Sagarnaga Villegas, Rene Ochoa Ochoa, José Salas González, Edmundo Haro, and Guillermina García Figueroa -- Adopting innovations in agriculture : an exploratory analysis using discrete choice models / Shlomo Bekhor, Daniel Shefer, and Mordechai Cohen -- Assisting small and medium sized enterprises : technological innovation policies in rural areas / Federica Cisilino -- Attitudes to territorial innovation processes in Raia Central Ibérica / Maria Manuela Santos Natário, Paulo Alexandre Neto, and Felisberto Marques Reigado.
Other author Vaz, Teresa de Noronha.
Morgan, Eleanor J.
Nijkamp, Peter.
Subject Agricultural industries -- Europe.
Rural development -- Europe.
Small business -- Europe -- Management.
ISBN 0754645363 (alk. paper)