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Dave Whitson

Dave Whitson is Professor of Political Science and Canadian Studies at the University of Alberta. Originally from Ontario, he has lived and taught in Western Canada for the last fifteen years. His research interests for much of his career focused on sports and leisure, especially the place of sports in Canadian popular culture, and he is co-author of Hockey Night in Canada: Sports, Identities, and Cultural Politics. His more recent research has focused on tourism, and the transformation of urban and rural places alike in order to satisfy tourists` expectations. He is currently engaged in research that examines the transformation of rural communities across Canada by golf, skiing, and recreational property developments. www.arts.ualberta.ca/~polisci/faculty/whitson.html

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Writing Off the Rural West

Writing Off the Rural West

Globalization, Governments and the Transformation of Rural Communities
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