Michael Bunce, Associate Emeritus Professor


Home Campus:
U of T Scarborough

University of Sheffield, UK (1970)

Other Degrees:
BA University of Sheffield, UK (1966)

Contact Information:

Phone:    (416) 287-7313
Location: Room B534 (UTSC)
Downtown Office: Room SSH5022 (100 St. George Street)
Email:     bunce@utsc.utoronto.ca

Research Interests:

  • Rural and agricultural land use
  • The rural-urban fringe
  • Urbanization of rural land in the Caribbean
  • Rural conservation and planning

Selected Publications:

  • Bunce, M. 2004. From One Estate to Another: Suburbanisation and the Transformation of Rural Space in Barbados. In The Structure and Dynamics of Rural Territories: Geographical Perspectives, eds. D. Ramsey and C. Bryant. Manitoba: Rural Development Institute, Brandon University.
  • Bunce, M. 2003. Reproducing Rural Idylls. In Country Visions, eds. P. Cloke and J. Little, 14-30. London: Pearson.
  • Bourne, L., M. Bunce, L. Taylor, N. Luka, and J. Maurer. 2003. Contested Ground: The Dynamics of Peri-Urban Growth in the Toronto Region. The Canadian Journal of Regional Science 26 (2-3): 251-270.
  • Bunce, M. 1998. Thirty years of farmland preservation in North America: discourses and ideologies of a movement. Journal of Rural Studies 14: 233-47.
    Bunce, M. 1994. The Countryside as Ideal. London: Routledge.