A Critical Interpretation of the "Quality of Place". Between Attractiveness and Post-rurality in Chianti

Author/s Massimo Battaglia, Chiara Certomà, Marco Frey
Publishing Year 2019 Issue 2019/126
Language English Pages 20 P. 77-96 File size 165 KB
DOI 10.3280/ASUR2019-126005
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The scientific community has been increasingly focusing on development opportunities for rural areas, most notably with the identification of attractiveness factors such as potential drivers of growth and improvement of "quality of life". This paper contributes to the debate by proposing the adoption of a post-rurality approach in the interpretation of local development paths and social relations among local socio-economic stakeholders, as well as their participation in local area governance. The Chianti Classico wine-growing area in Tuscany, Italy, is presented as a case study.

Keywords: Attractiveness; quality of place; post-rural studies; wine-producing areas; Chianti Classico.

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Massimo Battaglia, Chiara Certomà, Marco Frey, A Critical Interpretation of the "Quality of Place". Between Attractiveness and Post-rurality in Chianti in "ARCHIVIO DI STUDI URBANI E REGIONALI" 126/2019, pp 77-96, DOI: 10.3280/ASUR2019-126005