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Title: From Gàidhealtachd community to shared space
Author: Buchanan, Joni
ISNI:       0000 0004 5914 5706
Awarding Body: University of Aberdeen and University of the Highlands and Islands
Current Institution: University of Aberdeen
Date of Award: 2015
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This thesis explores the nature and impacts of social change in a remote rural, island area within the Scottish Gaidhealtachd. It seeks to contribute to an in depth understanding of how the social and economic system of crofting, as well as the Gaelic culture which has related closely to it in such areas, has evolved over the past 40 years. The case study area of South Uig in the Isle of Lewis has low population numbers and offers an opportunity to study these processes of change in microcosm. Where appropriate, inferences can be drawn from the study which may contribute to the formulation of policy for similarly remote rural places and the fragile cultures which are integral to them.
Supervisor: Not available Sponsor: Not available
Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
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Keywords: Social change