Professor Richard Yarwood
Profiles

Professor Richard Yarwood

Professor of Human Geography

School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences

Role

Teaching and research in rural and social geography 

Director, Doctoral Training Centre, Social Sciences (2013 -2017) 

Admissions Tutor (2009-2014)

School Liaison and outreach (2001 onwards)

Qualifications

1990 BA (hons) First Class, University of Wales, Aberystwyth

1994 PhD on 'The Impact of Locality Change and Restructuring on the Urban Hierarchy of the Middle Welsh Borderland' University of Wales, Aberystwyth

1993 - 2000 Lecturer in Geography, University College Worcester

2001- 2004 Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Geography, University of Plymouth

2004 - 2007 Principal Lecturer in Geography, University of Plymouth

2007 - 2017 Reader in Geography, University of Plymouth 

2017 - present Professor of Human Geography, University of Plymouth

August-December 2004 Visiting Research Fellow, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Western
Australia

September- December 2008 Overseas Research Fellow, Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand 

Professional membership

Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy

Fellow of Royal Geographical Society with Institute of British Geographers

 

Member of Geographical Association ( Worcester Branch Secretary 2000)

Roles on external bodies

External examiner for geography, University of West England

External examiner for geography, Kingston University

External examiner for geography, Trinity College Dublin


External validator, geography programme, York St John University

Teaching interests

Level 1

GGX1201 Introducing Geography I (Module Leader)

GGP1202 Introducing Physical Geography (Module Leader)

GGH1200 Geography, Society and Environment (Module Leader)

GGP1200 Earth and Environmental Processes I

GGX1202 Practising Geography I

Level 2

GGH2202 The Global Countryside (Module Leader)

GGX2201 Principles and Applications of Geography I 

Level 3

GGH3201 Geographies of Citizenship (Module Leader)

GGX306 Dissertation In Geography 

GGX3201 Swedish Trip (Module Leader)

Masters Level 

PLG5206 Rural Planning

Masters Dissertation

Staff serving as external examiners

 

External Examiner for Post Graduate Certificate in Rural Economic Development University of Wales, Lampeter, 1999-2003

External examiner for geography, University of West England

External examiner for geography, Kingston University

External examiner for geography, Trinity College Dublin

A Level Examiner, WJEC, 1996-2000

Internal examiner/Chair of 5 PhDs

External examiner of 4 PhDs

Research interests

1. Rural geography

2. Citizenship

3. Policing and emergency services 

4. Animal geographies: farm livestock and rare breeds 

5. The provision of affordable housing

6. Governance and government

7. Social and economic change in market towns

8. Children's geographies 

9. Military geography

Research degrees awarded to supervised students

Dr Gina Kallis. PhD Awarded December 2016 by Plymouth University. 'An Intergenerational Perspective on Migrant Senses of Identity and Belonging: the case of Greek-Cypriot Families in South-West England'

Dr Rebecca Wheeler. PhD Awarded March 2015 by Plymouth University. ‘Experiences of Place and Change in Rural Landscapes: Three English Case Studies’ 

Dr Wendy Miller. PhD awarded September 2013 by Plymouth University and funded by Plymouth University (2nd Supervisor). 'Allotments and alternative food networks: the case of Plymouth, UK’

Dr Tilll Paasche. PhD awarded December 2011 by Plymouth University and funded by Plymouth University. ‘The Governance of Security in the Revanchist City: the Case of Cape Town, South Africa’

Dr Fiona Ferbrache. PhD awarded March 2011 by University of Plymouth and funded by University of Plymouth. ' Transnational Spaces within the European Union: the everyday lives of British migrants in France'.

Dr Marion Parish. PhD awarded Dec 2010 by University of Plymouth and funded by ESRC on 'A Life Geographic; self and landscape in Peter Lanyon's Land, Sea and Air'

Dr Nadine Schaefer. PhD awarded September 2008 by University of Plymouth, 'Rural Youth: Geographies of Everyday Life and future trajectories of young people in Mecklenburg-Vorpomen (East Germany)'

Nicholas Bennett. MPhil awarded by University of Worcester (2nd Supervisor) ‘Parish Councils, Social Development and Rurality’

Dr Linda Price. PhD awarded September 2004 by Coventry University (2nd supervisor) 'Stress in Agriculture: the Patriarchal Way of Life of Farm Families in Powys'

Dr Christine Corcoran. PhD awarded October 2003 by Coventry University. 'The Role of Strategic Partnerships in the Governance of Rural Areas: the case of youth'

Dr Penelope Mell. PhD Awarded May 1999 by Coventry University. 'The Theory and Practice of Community Based Planning in Rural Areas'

 

Grants & contracts

1996/1997

£4,938 from the Nuffield Foundation to study for a research project with Dr Nick Evans (Worcester) on the Real and Imagined Geographies of Rare Livestock Breeds.

1997

£4,000 from Hereford and Worcester’s Anti-Poverty Forum to support a post-graduate student to study anti-poverty initiatives

1998

£2,700 from RGS/IBG for an investigation into Crime, Cultural Threat and the Countryside; a study of the fear of crime in rural localities

£16,000 from the Housing Corporation to study Obstacles to rural housing provision with Worcestershire Housing Association

£2,000 from LEADER II for a study of Trade and Commerce in Cleobury Mortimor, Shropshire

£1,200 from the Rare Breeds Survival Trust for a project on the marketing of rare breed meat

1999

£2,000 from LEADER II for a study of Trade and Commerce in Cleobury Mortimor, Shropshire (with Heather Barrett and David Storey, University College Worcester) £1,200 from the Rare Breeds Survival Trust for a project on the marketing of rare breed meat

£3,000 from Advantage West Midlands to examine urban and rural inter-dependence (with David Storey, University College Worcester)

2000

£1,000 from Worcestershire County Council to survey visitors to Blackstone Country Park

£4,000 from LEADER II to examine child care provision in Bromyard, Herefordshire

£4,000 for Worcestershire County Council to survey visitors to Hartlebury Common

2001

£15,000 from West Mercia Police to study rural policing strategies

2002 £7,000 from Countryside Council for Wales on Biodiversity of Welsh Livestock

2002 ESRC 1+3 Studentship for Marion Parish

2003 ESRC 1+3 Studentship for Angela Medland

2004 £1,000 from HE Active Community fund for ‘Geography with the Community’ project

2005 Australian Endeavour Fellowship ($25,000)

2006 £7,148 from Nuffield Foundation to study 'Voluntarism, serivce provision and rurality: a study of mountain rescue teams in Britain'.

2008 Seale Hayne Trust c.£2,000 Mountain Rescue Teams in New Zealand

2008 Seale Hayne Trust (with James Sidaway) Green Burial Sites, £c.4000

2008 Visiting Research Fellowship, Massey University, New Zealand

2010 British Academy (with Jennie Middleton) study of Street Pastors £7442.00

2013 Seale Hayne Trust £1153.60 Experiences of place and change in rural landscapes: the case of wind farm (with Rebecca Wheeler)

2014: HMS Heroes, 'Mobilities of Children in Military Families' (with Dr Naomi Tyrrell) (undisclosed)

2014 Institute of Sustainable Solutions Research £4,991 Improving the Effectiveness of Volunteers in Sustainable Emergency Planning

2015 Institute of health and Community £1100 Mobilities of Military Families (with Dr Naomi Tyrrell)

£8,732 from the Seale Hayne Trust for a study into ‘Farming, Dementia and Networks of Care’.

RECENT BOOKS

Yarwood, R. (2014) Citizenship Routledge, London 
http://www.routledge.com/books/details/9780415679640/

Hall, C, Ringwood, K and Yarwood, R (2015) Moor to Sea without the car: walks from Plymouth using public transport. University of Plymouth Press, Plymouth https://www.plymouth.ac.uk/business-partners/partnerships/community-partnerships/from-moor-to-sea

JOURNAL ARTICLES (REFEREED) 

Yarwood, R (2017) Changing places, changing boundaries Geography 102, 144-115

Essex, S and Yarwood, R (2017) Changing Places: the armed forces, post-military space and urban change in Plymouth, UK Geography 102, 122-131

Herman, A and Yarwood, R (2015) From warfare to welfare: veterans, military charities and the blurred spatiality of post-service welfare in the United Kingdom Environment and Planning A 47, 2628-2644 http://epn.sagepub.com/cgi/reprint/47/12/2628.pdf?ijkey=Zw3zJQE2dRUmFw6&keytype=finite

Yarwood, R and Paasche, T (2015) The relational geographies of policing and security Geography Compass 9/6, 362-370 http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/gec3.12216/abstract

Ferbrache, F and Yarwood, R (2015) Britons abroad or European citizens? The negotiation of (trans)national space and citizenship by British migrants in France, Geoforum 62, 
73–83 http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0016718515000858

Middleton, J and Yarwood, R (2015) Christians out here? Encountering Street-Pastors in the post-secular spaces of the UK’s night-time economy Urban Studies, 52, 501-516 http://usj.sagepub.com/content/52/3/501.full.pdf+html

Yarwood, R. (2015) Miniaturisation and the representation of military geographies in recreational wargaming Social and Cultural Geography 16, 654-674 http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14649365.2014.1001430

Yarwood, R. (2015) Lost and hound: the more-than-human networks of rural policing Journal of Rural Studies, 39, 278-286 doi:10.1016/j.jrurstud.2014.11.005

Yarwood, R; Sidaway, J; Kelly, C and Stillwell, S (2015) Sustainable deathstyles? The geography of green burial in Britain. Geographical Journal, 181, 172-184  http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/geoj.12087/abstract

Herman, A and Yarwood, R (2014) From services to civilian: The geographies of veterans’ post-military lives Geoforum53, 41-50
 http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.geoforum.2014.02.001

Paasche, T; Yarwood, R and Sidaway, J (2014) Territorial tactics: the socio-spatial significance of private policing strategies in Cape Town Urban Studies 51.8,1559-1575.  
http://usj.sagepub.com/content/early/2013/08/21/0042098013499084.abstract

Sellick, J and Yarwood, R (2013) Placing Livestock in Landscape Studies: Pastures New or Out to Graze? Landscape Research, 38.4, 404-420 
http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/01426397.2012.730611

Yarwood, R and Tyrrell, N (2012) Why children's geographies? Geography 97, 124-128 http://www.geography.org.uk/Journals/Journals.asp?articleID=1007

Yarwood, R and Tyrrell, N (2012) Guest Editorial: children's and young people's geographies Geography 97, 114-115 http://www.geography.org.uk/Journals/Journals.asp?articleID=1007

Yarwood, R (2012) One moor night emergencies, training and rural space. Area 44.1, 22-28 http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1475-4762.2011.01015.x/abstract

Couper, P and Yarwood, R (2012) Confluences of human and physical geography research on the outdoors: an introduction to the special section on 'Exploring the Outdoors'. Area 44.1, 2-6http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1475-4762.2011.01053.x/abstract

Yarwood, R. (2011) Voluntary sector geographies, intraorganisational difference, and the professionalization of volunteering: a study of land search and rescue organisations in New Zealand. Environment and Planning C, 29, 457 – 472 http://www.envplan.com/abstract.cgi?id=c1004

Yarwood, R and Shaw, J (2010) 'N-gauging' geographies: craft consumption, indoor leisure and model railways. Area 42, 425-433 http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1475-4762.2010.00939.x/abstract

Yarwood, R, Tonts, M and Jones, R (2010) The historical geographies of showing livestock: a case study of the Perth Royal Show, Western Australia Geographical Research 48.3, 235-248 http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1745-5871.2009.00623.x/abstract

Yarwood, R (2010) Risk, rescue and emergency services: The changing spatialities of Mountain Rescue Teams in England and Wales Geoforum 41, 257–270 http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0016718509001298

Tonts, M; Yarwood, R and Jones, R (2010) Global geographies of innovation diffusion: the case of the Australian cattle industry Geographical Journal 176, 90-104http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1475-4959.2009.00331.x/abstract

Yarwood, R. (2010) An exclusive countryside? Crime concern, social exclusion and community policing in two English villages Policing and Society 20.1, 61 – 78http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/10439461003611500

Yarwood, R and Charlton, C (2009) ‘Country life’? Rurality, folk music and ‘Show of Hands’ Journal of Rural Studies 25, 194-206 http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0743016708000685

Schafer, N and Yarwood, R (2008) Involving young people as researchers: uncovering multiple power relations among youths. Children's Geographies 6.2, 121-135http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/pdf/10.1080/14733280801963003

Yarwood, R (2007) Getting just deserts? Policing, Governance and Rurality in Western Australia Geoforum 38.2, 339-352 http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0016718506001205

Yarwood, R (2007) The Geographies of Policing Progress in Human Geography, 31.4, 447-466http://phg.sagepub.com/content/31/4/447.short

Yarwood, R and Davison, T (2007) Bridges or fords? Geographical Association branches and higher education Area 39, 544-550 http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1475-4762.2007.00771.x/abstract

Yarwood, R and Evans, N (2006) Lambs' tales and sheepish comments: a response to Medway and Byrom Environment and Planning A, 38, 2377-2383 http://www.envplan.com/abstract.cgi?id=a39263

Yarwood, R and Evans, N (2006) A Lleyn sweep for local sheep? Breed societies and the geographies of Welsh livestock Environment and Planning A 38.7, 1307 – 1326 http://www.envplan.com/abstract.cgi?id=a37336

Yarwood, R with Absalom, T (2006) Devon livestock breeds: a geographical perspective. Transactions of Devonshire Association for the Advancement of Science 138, 93-130 http://www.devonassoc.org.uk/abstracts.htm#138

Yarwood, R (2005) Beyond the rural idyll: images, countryside change and geography Geography 90.1, 19-32 http://www.jstor.org/stable/40574026?&Search=yes&searchText=yarwood&list=hide&searchUri=%2Faction%2FdoBasicSearch%3FQuery%3Dyarwood%26wc%3Don%26fc%3Doff%26globalSearch%3D%26sbbBox%3D%26sbjBox%3D%26sbpBox%3D&prevSearch=&item=1&ttl=398&returnArticleService=showFullText

Yarwood, R (2005) Crime concern and policing the countryside: evidence from parish councillors in West Mercia Constabulary, England Policing and Society 15.1, 63-82 http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/pdf/10.1080/1043946042000338931

Giddings, R and Yarwood, R (2005) Growing up, going out and growing out of the countryside: childhood experiences in rural England Children's Geographies 3.1, 101-114 http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/14733280500037331

Yarwood, R (2005) Geography, Citizenship and Volunteering: some uses of the Higher Education Active Community Fund Journal of Geography in Higher Education 29.2, 335-368 http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/03098260500290918

Yarwood, R and Evans, N (2003) Livestock, Locality and EU Agri-environmental Policy in Wales: New Directions for Applied Animal Geography Applied Geography, 23, 137-157 http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S014362280300016X

Yarwood, R (2002) Parish councils, partnership and governance: The development of exceptions housing in Malvern Hills District, England Journal of Rural Studies 18.3, 275-291 http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0743016701000420

Barrett, H; Storey D and Yarwood, R (2001) From Market Place to Marketing Place: Retail Change in Small Country Towns Geography 86.2, 159-162 http://www.jstor.org/stable/40573542?&Search=yes&searchText=yarwood&list=hide&searchUri=%2Faction%2FdoBasicSearch%3FQuery%3Dyarwood%26wc%3Don%26fc%3Doff%26globalSearch%3D%26sbbBox%3D%26sbjBox%3D%26sbpBox%3D&prevSearch=&item=8&ttl=398&returnArticleService=showFullText

Yarwood, R (2001) Crime and policing in the British Countryside: some agendas for contemporary geographical research Sociologia Ruralis, 41.2, 201-219 http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/1467-9523.00178/abstract

Yarwood, R and Gardner G (2000) Fear of Crime, Culture and the Countryside Area, 32.4, 403-411 http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1475-4762.2000.tb00156.x/abstract

Evans, N and Yarwood R (2000) The Politization of Livestock: Rare Breeds and countryside conservation Sociologia Ruralis, 40.2, 228-248 http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/1467-9523.00145/pdf

Yarwood, R. and Evans, N (1999) The Changing Geography of Rare Livestock Breeds In Britain Geography 84, 80-87 http://www.jstor.org/stable/40573249?&Search=yes&searchText=yarwood&list=hide&searchUri=%2Faction%2FdoBasicSearch%3FQuery%3Dyarwood%26wc%3Don%26fc%3Doff%26globalSearch%3D%26sbbBox%3D%26sbjBox%3D%26sbpBox%3D&prevSearch=&item=4&ttl=398&returnArticleService=showFullText

Yarwood, R. (1999) The Impact of Migration on Three Small County Towns in Hereford and Worcester: 1951-1991 Journal of Regional and Local Studies 18.2, 1-20

Yarwood, R. and Evans, N (1998) New Places for ‘Old Spots’: the changing geographies of domestic livestock animals Society and Animals, 6, pp.137-165 http://www.animalsandsociety.org/assets/library/375_s624.pdf

Yarwood R., Evans N. and Higginbottom, J. (1997) 'The Contemporary Geography of Indigenous Irish Livestock' Irish Geography 30.1, 17-30. http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/00750779709478645

Yarwood, R. (1996) 'Rurality, Locality and Industrial Change: a Micro-Scale Investigation of Manufacturing Growth in the District of Leominster' Geoforum 27.1, 23-37. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/0016718595000410

Yarwood, R. and Edwards, W. (1995) Voluntary Action in Rural Areas: the case of Neighbourhood Watch Journal of Rural Studies, 11.4, 447 - 460. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/0743016795000305

Evans, N. and Yarwood, R. (1995) Livestock and Landscape Landscape Research 20.3, 141-146 http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/01426399508706468

Books

Mawby, R and Yarwood, R (eds) (2011) Rural Policing and Policing the Rural: a Constable Countryside? Ashgate, Farnham http://www.ashgate.com/isbn/9780754674733 

Yarwood, R and Halfacree, K (2008) Rural Change Phillip Allan Updates, Oxfordshire

Essex, S; Gilg, A; Yarwood, R with Smithers, J and Wilson, R (eds) (2005) Rural Change and Sustainability CABI, Wallingford

Yarwood, R (2002) Countryside Conflicts Geographical Association, Sheffield

Book Chapters

Yarwood, R (2017) Rural Citizenship in Richardson, D; Castree, N; Goodchild, F; Kobayashi, A; Liu, W and. Marston, R The International Encyclopedia of Geography, John Wiley and Sons, New York

Yarwood, R (2016) Citizenship in Daniels, S, Bradshaw, M, Sidaway and Hall, T (eds) An Introduction to Human Geography, 5th edition, 456-469

Yarwood, R and Wooff, A (2016) Rural Policing in a Devolving United Kingdom in International Handbook of Rural Criminology, Routledge, 375-386

Yarwood, R (2015) Geography of Crime in Wharf, B (ed) Oxford Bibliographies in Geography, Oxford University Press,http://www.oxfordbibliographies.com/view/document/obo-9780199874002/obo-9780199874002-0122.xml


Yarwood R (2012) Neighbourhood Watch. In: Susan J. Smith, Marja Elsinga, Lorna Fox O’Mahony, Ong Seow Eng, Susan Wachter, Montserrat Pareja Eastaway, editors. International Encyclopedia of Housing and Home, Vol 5. Oxford: Elsevier; 2012. pp. 90–95.

Yarwood, R (2011) Whose blue line is it anyway? Community policing and partnership working in rural places in Mawby, R and Yarwood, R (eds)  (2011) Rural Policing and Policing the Rural: a Constable Countryside? Ashgate, Farnham, pp.93-108 

http://www.ashgate.com/isbn/9780754674733

Yarwood, R and Mawby R (2011) W(h)ither rural policing in Mawby, R and Yarwood, R (eds) Rural Policing and Policing the Rural: a Constable Countryside? Ashgate, Farnham, pp217-222  http://www.ashgate.com/isbn/9780754674733

Mawby R and Yarwood R (2011) Introduction in Mawby, R and Yarwood, R (eds) (2011) Rural Policing and Policing the Rural: a Constable Countryside? Ashgate, Farnham http://www.ashgate.com/isbn/9780754674733

Schafer, N and Yarwood, R (2009) Involving young people as researchers: uncovering multiple power relations among youths in van Blerk, L and Kesby, M (eds) Doing Children's Geographies Routledge, London, 114-129

Yarwood, R (2008) Policing policy and policy policing: directions in rural policing under New Labour in Woods, M (ed) New Labour's Countryside Policy Press, Bristol, 205-220

Evans, N and Yarwood, R (2008) Farm Animals and Rural Sustainability in Robinson, G (ed) Sustainable Rural Systems Ashgate, Aldershot, 83-99

Yarwood, R, Tonts, M, Birdsall-Jones, C and Jones, R (2007) Old Stock, New Bonds? Some preliminary thoughts on tradition, taste, technology and the changing geographies of livestock breeds in Australia in Bryant, C and Di Giacomo, G (eds) Quality Agriculture; Historical Heritage and Environmental Resources for the Integrated Development of Territories Brigati, Genova, pp.141-150 ISBN 9789295027107

Essex, S; Gigg, A; and Yarwood, R (2005) Rural Change and Sustainability: key themes. In Essex, S; Gilg, A; Yarwood, R with Smithers, J and Wilson, R (eds) (2005) Rural Change and Sustainability CABI, Wallingford, pp.1-11

Yarwood, R (2003) A (rural) policeman’s lot is not a happy one: issues and efforts to police rural space in the United Kingdom. In Higgs, G (ed) Rural Services and Social Exclusion Pion, London, pp.174-187

Yarwood, R (2003) Towards a geography of crime and policing in rural areas. In Beesley, K, Millward, H, Ilbery, B and Harrington, L The New Countryside: geographical perspectives on rural change Brandon University and Saint Mary’s University, Nova Scotia, 385-396

Barrett, H; Storey, D and Yarwood, R (2004) 'Development through partnership: LEADER II in the Marches' in Walford, N and Evans, N 'Innovations in Rural Areas', Presses Universitaires Blaise Pascal, Celmont Ferrand, pp. 311-328

Yarwood, R and Cozens, C (2004) Constable Countryside? Police perspectives on rural Britain in Holloway, L and Kneafsey, M (eds) Geographies of Rural Cultures and Societies Ashgate, Aldershot, pp.145-172

Yarwood, R (2001) Rurality, Exclusion and Governance: the example of affordable house building in Malvern Hills District, UK. In Molinero Hernando, F; Baraja Rodriguez, E; Alario Trigueros, M II Simposio Anglo-Espanol de Geografia Rural Departmento de Geografia, Universidad de Valladolid, ISBN 84-699-4986-1

Yarwood, R. and Evans, N. (2000) Taking stock of farm animals and rurality. In C. Philo and C.Wilbert  Animals Spaces, Beastly Places Routledge, London, pp. 98-114

Evans, N and Yarwood, R (1999) Charity Begins at Linga Holme: The Rare Breeds Survival Trust. In Environment et nature dans les Campangnes (Proceedings of the Third Anglo-French Symposium for Rural Geography)

Evans, N. & Yarwood, R. (1998). Rare breeds, livestock and the post-productive countryside. In A.Ontiveros & F.Molinero (Eds.), From Traditional Countryside to post-productivism: recent trends in rural geography research in Britain and Spain (pp.133-148). Murcia: Associacion de Geografos Espanoles, Grupo de Trabajo: Geografia Rural.

BOOK REVIEWS

Yarwood, R (1999) 'Study Advice for A-level' Geography, 84, p.376

Yarwood R (2001) 'Book Review: Waugh, D Geography: an integrated approach' Geography 86.2, 178

Yarwood R (2001) 'Book review: Gilg, A. Perspectives on British rural planning policy 1994-1997' Geography Journal 167, 177-178

Yarwood R (2003) 'Book Review: Terlin, I Rural regions in the EU: exploring differences in economic development' Geography 88.1, p78

Yarwood, R (2003) 'Book review: Bongaarts J and Bulatao R Beyond six billion: forcasting the world’s population' Geographical Journal 169, p.219

Yarwood, R (2003) 'Book Review: Cloke, P, Milbourne, P and Widdowfield, R Rural Homelessness' Progress in Human Geography, 27.5, 665-666

Yarwood, R (2008) Book Review: Hillyard, S The Sociology of Rural Life  Environment and Planning C  26. 3, 666  

OTHER PUBLICATIONS

Yarwood, R. (1996) The Geography of Crime and Crime Prevention Geography Review, 9.4, 36-39

Evans, N. and Yarwood, R. (1997) Livestock and Landscape in Britain American

Breeds Livestock Conservancy News

Evans, N. and Yarwood, R. (1998) Results of the Membership Survey The Ark 26.1, 10&16.

Yarwood, R and Evans, N (2000) The Geography of UK agriculture: mapping rare breeds Geography Review 14.2, 18-35

Yarwood, R (2001) Community participation and affordable rural house-building Town and Country Planning December, 342-345

Warren, M and Yarwood, R (2006) The Rural Citizen: Governance, Culture and Wellbeing in the 21st Century. Abstracts from Rural Futures Conference 5th-7th April 2006, University of Plymouth, Plymouth. ISBN 1-84102-155-5

 

Reports & invited lectures

Conference Presentations and Invited Papers

1993

'Voluntary Organisation in Rural Areas: the case of Neighbourhood Watch' Rural Study Group, Institute of British Geographers, Annual Conference, Royal Holloway and Bedford New College

'Migration: Pattern, Process and Impact in the Welsh Borderlands' University of Wales Council for Geography, Annual Conference

1994

'Larkin and Landscape: Perspectives on Rural Change' Aberystwyth Geography Society

'Social and Economic Change in the Urban Hierarchy of the Welsh Borders' Cheltenham & Gloucester College of HE, Invited paper.

'The Causes and Consequences of Rural Industrialisation: Evidence from three Industrial Estates in Hereford and Worcester' Rural Society and Economy Study Group, Annual Conference, Cheltenham and Gloucester College of Higher Education

'Rural Crime and Crime Prevention' Geographical Association, Worcester Branch

1995

'The Impact of Short and Long Distance Migration on Three Small Towns in Hereford and Worcester' IBG Migration Issues in Rural Areas Conference, UW Swansea

1996

'From the Midlands to the Marches: a case study of urban and rural change in the West Midlands' WJEC INSET Conference, Builth Wells

'Rare Breeds, Livestock and the Post-Productive Countryside' First Symposium of British and Spanish Rural Geographers, University of Leicester

1997

'New Places for Old Spots: Livestock, ‘Rare Breeds’ and Countryside Change' Social and Cultural Geography Research Group, RGS/IBG Annual Conference, Exeter University

'New Politics, Old Livestock: the politics of conservation and the Rare Breeds Survival Trust' Rural Economy and Society Study Group, Annual Conference, Worcester

'Charity Begins at Linga Holme: The Rare Breeds Survival Trust' Third Anglo-French Symposium for Rural Geography, Nantes

'Crime, Policing and Geography' Geographical Association, Birmingham Branch

1998

'From Market Place to Marketing Place: rare livestock breeds and countryside change' Rural Geography Study Group, RGS/IBG Annual Conference, Kingston University

'Rural Change: beyond the headlines' Rural Clergy Sharing Day, Worcester College of Higher Education

'The Geographies of Policing' GA Post 16 Conference, London School of Economics

1999

'Dates for the Diary: Rare Breeds and Heritage' Invited Paper, Cheltenham and Gloucester College of Higher Education

'Crime, Cultural Threat and the Countryside' Anglo-American-Canadian Rural Geography Symposium, Nova Scotia, Canada

'Constable Countryside? Crime and Policing in Rural Britain' RESSG Annual Conference, Durham

2000

'Exclusion Rurality, Exclusion and Governance: The example of affordable house building in the Malvern Hills District' UK Second Symposium of British and Spanish Rural Geographers, Valloloid, Spain

2001

'Community Participation and Affordable House Building' The Chartered Institute of Housing Conference, Harrogate, 21st June, Invited Speaker: keynote address.

'New Places for Old Spots' Veterinary School, University of Cambridge 4th June. Invited speaker

'Policing the Rural/Rural Policing Some Issues in the Policing of Rural Space' Rural geography Research Group ‘Restless Ruralities’, Coventry University 5th July

2002

'Constable Countryside: Issues and Efforts to Police Rural Spaces' 4th Anglo-French Rural Symposium, University College Worcester

'A Llyen Sweep for Local Sheep? Livestock, Local Identity and Biodiversity Policies in the EU'First Anglo-German Rural Symposium, Bereuth, Germany

2003

'A Lleyn Sweep for Local Sheep? A Geography of Welsh Livestock' Inaugural Meeting of South West Rural Forum, June 2003

'Rural Development in Devon' 5th Anglo-American-Canadian Rural Symposium, University of Plymouth

2004

'Rural Myth or Rural Nightmare' Key note address at Geographical Association’s Annual Conference, University of Kent, Canterbury

'Constable Countryside? The Geographies of Crime and Policing in Rural Britain' Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Western Australia

'A Lleyn Sweep for Local Sheep? A Geography of Welsh Livestock' University of Western Australia, Perth, Western Australia

'Constable Countryside? The Geographies of Crime and Policing in Rural Britain' University of Western Australia, Perth, Western Australia

'Constable Countryside? The Geographies of Crime and Policing in Rural Britain' Massey University, New Zealand

2005
'Beyond the rural idyll: images, countryside change and geography' South Devon GA

'Beyond the rural idyll: images, countryside change and geography' Cambridge GA

'Beyond the rural idyll: images, countryside change and geography' Kingston GA

'Beyond the rural idyll: images, countryside change and geography' North Cornwall GA

2006

'Getting Just Deserts?' Rural Futures Conference, University of Plymouth

'A Place for the Humanities' Torbay Girls Grammar School

'Knowing (Me)rino, Knowing Ewe. Breed Societies and the Representation of Livestock in Australian Farming' RGS/IBG Annual Conference

2007
'Different Futures? Geography at School and University' GA Annual Conference
'Walking with and without a purpose. The Geographies of Mountain Rescue' RGS/IBG Annual Conference

2008

‘Country Life’: Rurality, Folk Music and ‘Show of Hands’, RGS RGRG Anglo-German Conference, Oldenburg

The Lie of the Land and other songs: folk music, protest songs and 'Show of Hands', RGS Annual Conference, London

Social Change in rural UK, University of Western Australia

Towards a Geography of Emergency Services: The Case of Mountain Rescue Teams
in England and Wales. Massey University, New Zealand

Towards a Geography of Emergency Services: The Case of Mountain Rescue Teams
in England and Wales. Victoria University, Wellington, New Zealand

Reports

Yarwood, R. (1993) Initial Findings from the 1991 Survey of Neighbourhood Watch Schemes in the Hereford and Leominster Sub-division of the West Mercia Police Force Unpublished Report for West Mercia Police

Yarwood, R. (1994) The Impact of locality change and social restructuring on the urban hierarchy of the middle Welsh Borderlands Unpublished Ph.D. Thesis, UW Aberystwyth

Yarwood, R and Gardner, G (1998) Initial Findings from the Inkberrow Crime and Safety Survey University College Worcester

Barrett, H, Storey, D and Yarwood R (1998) Trade and Commerce in Cleobury Mortimor University College Worcester for Cleobury Chamber of Trade and Commerce

Yarwood, R with Conway, M and Fish, R (1999) Obstacles to Affordable Housing: a study of Malvern Hills District, A Report for Worcester Housing Association, University College Worcester

Storey, D and Yarwood, R (1999) Urban and Rural Inter-dependence A Positional Paper for Advantage West Midlands, University College Worcester

Yarwood, R (2000) A Visitor Survey of Blackstone Country Park and Picnic Place A report for Worcestershire County Council, University College Worcester

Barrett, H, Storey, D and Yarwood R (2001) Child Care Provision in Bromyard Reprot for HOPE, University College Worcester, Worcester.

Yarwood, R (2002) Crime, Safety and Policing in the Countryside: A Study of the Fear of Crime and Perceptions of Policing in Rural Areas of West Mercia Constabulary Report for West Mercia Police, University of Plymouth

Yarwood, R and Evans, N (2002) Agricultural Biodiversity Resources of Welsh Domestic Livestock Report for CCW, University of Plymouth

Shaw, J; Gray, J and Yarwood, R (2008) Transport futures: the potential impact of road pricing on rural areas. Report for CRC. Cheltenham, CRC