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RURAL. That which relates to the country, as rural servitudes. See Urban.

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In doing so, they adopt a cinematic language that rejects cultural stereotypes and offers instead a defamiliarised perspective of both Irishness and Scottishness that (far from the romantic ruralisation in most nationalistic depictions of these territories) focuses primarily on urban and working-class scenarios.
(4) This possibility for the future involves decentralisation, a ruralisation of suburban areas, and also "a resurgence in leadership by women and a celebration of the feminine in nature and people." (5) Although the journey there may not be easy--health services, food supply systems, and crime prevention services are likely to be affected initially--the end of this process will be a more sustainable, low-carbon, human-scale society.
2 Degree of ruralisation in the Romanian Carpathians (2002) Urban settlements 73 Rural settlements 2479 Data source: Population and Accommodation Census in Romania, 2002 Note: Table made from pie chart.
Mr Brooke rightly notes that capitalism produces 'vast wealth', but then blames it for causing 'devastation to the environment, horrific wars, famine and human degradation.' I refer him, yet again, to recent history - Stalin's Reign of Terror; Mao's Red Army; Cambodia's Khmer Rouge and enforced ruralisation of South Vietnam's urban populations by the communists.