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The resilience of shrinking communities in rural Japan

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As a manifestation of today’s unprecedentedly uneven urban agglomeration, shrinkage has become omnipresent in industrialised countries. In spite of geographical focus on urban contexts in shrinkage studies, the primary locations of acute shrinkage are rural areas that are more structurally vulnerable than urban areas. Shrinking rural areas have undergone cultural, economic, environmental and social decline associated with depopulation, and increasing numbers of them are finding their futur...

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DPhil
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University of Oxford

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