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1. INTRODUCTION 
2. REVIEW OF THE THEORETICAL LITERATURE 
2.1. MAIN THEORETICAL APPROACHES TO PERIPHERY 
2.1.1. Introduction 
2.1.2. Spatial analysis: periphery as distance 
2.1.3. Core - periphery models: periphery as dependency 
2.1.4. The global-local relationship: periphery as difference 
2.1.5. A question of social representation: periphery as discourse 
2.1.6. Summary: periphery, a four-dimensional concept 
2.2. MAIN THEORETICAL APPROACHES TO RURALITY 
2.2.1. Introduction 
2.2.2. The period up to World War II: archaism and urban reserve 
2.2.3. The 30 glorious years: agriculture and social change 
2.2.4. From the mid-80s to the present day: a debate which is not yet closed 
2.2.5. A possible conclusion 
3. REVIEW OF APPLIED STUDIES: DEFINITION AND TYPOLOGIES OF RURAL AREAS 
3.1. International literature survey 
3.1.1. Institutional typologies 
3.1.2. Academic Typologies 
3.2. National literature survey 
3.2.1. Germany 
3.2.2. Greece 
3.2.3. Portugal 
3.2.4. United Kingdom 
4. SYNTHESIS AND GUIDELINES FOR FURTHER RESEARCH
 

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