rurban areas

rurban areas

A term coined in the early 1970s by French philosopher Henri Lefebvre; meant to describe areas that combined intensive agricultural uses with suburban living sites and some industrialization.In much of the world except the United States,it is used generally to describe areas that derive economic benefit from the nearby city, but which maintain the ability for people to grow foodstuffs on their own land for personal consumption and minor amounts of sales in the city.In the United States,it is meant to be synonymous with exurban—another component of suburban sprawl, being estate-sized lots usually with ancillary country clubs, located past the suburbs and before the country.

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Further, with globalization and present trends of international marketing boom in the industry it is expected to boost the cargo traffic both in urban and rurban areas.
Practically, it was felt that the former were more likely to be city, London, and Metropolitan areas who would have a stringent interpretation of their discretion; the latter rural and rurban areas who could afford to be more sympathetic.
On the other hand, local authorities in the rural and rurban areas were more likely to take a less sympathetic attitude to ex-offenders.
So, cities, London and Metropolitan boroughs are politically sympathetic but practically disabled; whereas rural and rurban areas are politically unsympathetic but, in some cases, not so practically disabled (although a number referred to the housing crisis in general terms or said that they had sold their housing stock).
Many authorities though, particularly in the rural and rurban areas, felt that these provisions were mandatory.