The Cultural Politics of Hunting: Sporting Estates and Recreational Land Use in the Highlands and Islands of Scotland

@article{Wightman2002TheCP,
  title={The Cultural Politics of Hunting: Sporting Estates and Recreational Land Use in the Highlands and Islands of Scotland},
  author={A. Wightman and P. Higgins and G. Jarvie and R. Nicol},
  journal={Culture, Sport, Society},
  year={2002},
  volume={5},
  pages={53 - 70}
}
  • A. Wightman, P. Higgins, +1 author R. Nicol
  • Published 2002
  • Sociology
  • Culture, Sport, Society
  • Sporting estates are a form of private hunting reserve covering extensive areas of the Highlands and Islands of Scotland and have been the focus of debate regarding their legitimacy from moral, political, economic and social perspectives ever since their establishment in the nineteenth century. In recent years, a growing debate about sustainable land use, access to the countryside, ‘blood sports’ and land reform has led to sporting estates being subjected to a continuing critique from… CONTINUE READING
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