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Roger Epp is dean of the Augustana Faculty of the University of Alberta, where he is professor of political studies. A native of rural Saskatchewan, and a graduate of the University of Alberta (BA, Honours) and Queen’s University (MA, PhD), he has taught at Augustana since 1990. He is a past recipient of Augustana’s Distinguished Teaching Award.
Some of the most intense effects of globalization can be seen in rural communities. Despite a booming world economy, rural communities-and the people who work in natural-resource industries like farming, forestry, mining or fishing-have been hard hit by recent international trade agreements. This collection looks at changing rural life, across the country and around the globe.