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- Prevention Research in Rural Communities: Overview and Concluding Comments
- Statement of Issues and Justification
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Prevention Research in Rural Communities: Overview and Concluding Comments
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Statement of Issues and Justification
Environmental justice issues are often associated with poor neighborhoods in urban areas. However, rural people in the United States and throughout the world have a legacy of engagement in the quest for environmental justice for their own communities. Fossil fuel extraction industries e. The contemporary development of unconventional drilling technology provides recent opportunities to examine the challenges and opportunities confronting rural communities. This special issue of Contemporary Rural Social Work features practice and research articles focused on promoting environmental justice in rural communities.
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This paper provides an overview of the challenges that confront researchers in rural settings, synthesizing the manuscripts in this special issue of The American Journal of Community Psychology. Researchers typically focus on issues of research design, measurement, and data analyses. However, when applied research is conducted in rural settings, greater time and attention are required to identify how the research can be conducted successfully. In this overview of the challenges that confront researchers in rural contexts, qualitative differences between rural and urban environments are described with particular attention to their implications for the conduct of rural research. Finally, theoretical and research topics that can better inform future rural research efforts are disucssed.
Cornelia Butler Flora Jan L. Communities in rural America are a complex mixture of peoples and cultures struggling to survive by implementing innovative approaches to their problems. These people range from miners who have been laid off in West Virginia, to Laotian immigrants relocating in Kansas to work at a beef processing plant, to entrepreneurs drawing up plans for a world-class ski resort in California's Sierra Nevada. This thoroughly revised edition of Rural Communities focuses on various capitals in rural areas—natural, cultural, human, social, political, financial, and built.
The Measurement of Community Capitals through Research. Rural communities, in the United States and internationally, invest in their community resources in a number of diverse ways to achieve community economic development CED. These investments yield diverse impacts and outputs.
Rural communities : legacy and change
Rural Communities: Legacy and Change uses its unique Community Capitals framework to examine how America's diverse rural communities use their various capitals? Each chapter opens with a case study of a community facing a particular challenge, and is followed by a comprehensive discussion of sociological concepts to be applied to understanding the case. Synopsis : Communities in rural America are a complex mixture of peoples and cultures, ranging from miners who have been laid off in West Virginia, to Laotian immigrants relocating in Kansas to work at a beef processing plant, to entrepreneurs drawing up plans for a world-class ski resort in California's Sierra Nevada. This narrative, topical approach makes the book accessible and engaging for undergraduate students, while its integrative approach provides them with a framework for understanding rural society based on the concepts. Search this site. Heilbroner The Worldly Philosophers. Rathus Childhood and Adolescence: Voyages in Development.
I have used earlier versions in a graduate seminar on 'Rural Community Development in Theory and Practice' and students universally praise the book for its systematic analysis, organization around the 'capitals framework,' and the breadth of rural issues that the authors discuss. It has become the core text. I can see that the fourth edition contains all the elements that students and I have prized over the years as well as updates the discussion of rural issues, particularly in the area of environmental issues such as climate change and in the relationship between rural American communities and global forces.
Castle, Emery N. This video from the Rural Communities Series looks at the legacies of the American agrarian past, examines the complex and drastic changes of the present, and wonders "who cares? Rees, William E. Labor Day Holiday. Fuguitt, Glenn V. Lewis, Peirce.
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ProQuest Ebook Central. Please choose whether or not you want other users to be able to see on your profile that this library is a favorite of yours. Finding libraries that hold this item The key strength of that edition and each edition that followed has been the conceptual framework of community capitals that helps students understand the connectivity between social, cultural, economic, and political issues and how they relate to the built and natural environments. This framework allows students to comprehend the complexity of community and to identify strengths and weaknesses in their own communities that can be used in promoting purposeful and positive change. The Floras are successful in combining basic concepts and theories of community with practical examples that students and professionals can use for their work and in their own communities.