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(Article of periodic en Anglais - 2014)

Document title

Perceiving the ordinary : a study of everyday landscapes in Belgium

Authors(s) and Affiliation(s)

VANDERHEYDEN V. (1) ; VAN DER HORST D. (2) ; VAN ROMPAEY A. (3) ; SCHMITZ S. (1) ;
(1) Département de géographie, Univ., Liège, BELGIQUE
(2) School of GeoSciences, University of Edinburgh, Edinburg, ROYAUME-UNI
(3) Dept. of Geography, KU Leuven, Heverlee, BELGIQUE

Abstract

This paper investigates differences in opinion about the attractiveness of these landscapes between groups of people according to their linguistic area and other socio-demographic characteristics in Belgium. Dutch speakers found chessboard agrarian landscapes more attractive. Less educated par-ticipants felt more positive towards anthropogenic landscapes. Women were more attracted by farmed fields. Qualitative data added depth to the analysis, permitting to explore different ways in which people related to the landscape pictures

Source

Article of periodic

published at : Tijdschrift voor economische en sociale geografie / ISSN 0040-747X

Editor : Koninklijk Nederlands Aardrijkskundig Genootschap, Amsterdam - PAYS-BAS (1948)

Millesime : 2014, vol. 105, no5 [pp. 591-603]

Bibliographic references : 2 p.

Collation : 1 fig., 4 tabl., 1 carte, 3 phot.

Language

Anglais

Digital Object Identifier

Go to electronic document thanks to its DOI : doi:10.1111/tesg.12066

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