How are rural lands performed, worked and re-produced? How do people interpret physical environments? Who decides land uses? What are the connections between place identities and personal identities? What happens when personal identities and place meanings conflict?
Morse, C. The Multifunctionality of the Country Store: Insights on Resilience from Rural Vermont. Geographical Review. Version of Record online: 12 JUL 2017 | DOI: 10.1111/gere.12264.
Sarah Galbraith of the Times Argus / Rutland Herald wrote this newspaper article based on the store research: https://www.timesargus.com/articles/at-the-center/
Morse, C. and Mudgett, J. 2017. Longing for Landscape: Homesickness and Place Attachment Among Rural Out-Migrants in the 19th and 21st Centuries. Journal of Rural Studies 50: 95-103.
Morse, C.E. , Strong, A.M., Mendez, V.E., Lovell, S.T., Troy, A.R., and Morris, W.B. 2014. Performing a New England Landscape: Viewing, Engaging, and Belonging. Journal of Rural Studies, 36: 226-236.
Faith and Doubt in American Working Landscapes