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An International Conference on Issues Affecting Rural Communities

International Conference on Issues Affecting Rural Communities (1994 Townsville, Qld.)

An International Conference on Issues Affecting Rural Communities

proceedings of the conference held by the Rural Education Research and Development Centre at Sheraton Breakwater Casino-Hotel, Townsville, Queensland, Australia, 10-15 July 1994

by International Conference on Issues Affecting Rural Communities (1994 Townsville, Qld.)

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Published by Rural Education Research and Development Centre, James Cook University in [Townsville, Qld.] .
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  • Australia
    • Subjects:
    • Rural development -- Australia -- Congresses.,
    • Rural development -- Congresses.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Other titlesIssues affecting rural communities
      Statementeditors, D. McSwan and M. McShane ; sponsored by Lyndhurst Foundation, USA ... [et al.].
      ContributionsMcSwan, David, 1942-, McShane, M. 1935-, James Cook University of North Queensland. Rural Education Research and Development Centre., Lyndhurst Foundation (Chattanooga, Tenn.)
      LC ClassificationsHN850.Z9 C65 1994
      The Physical Object
      Pagination450, 10 p. :
      Number of Pages450
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL593608M
      ISBN 10086443524X
      LC Control Number96185409

      The Rural Sociological Society (RSS) The RSS is a professional social science association that promotes the generation, application, and dissemination of sociological knowledge. The Society seeks to enhance the quality of rural life, communities, and the environment. This website is intended to serve all those interested in rural people and places. By Jennifer Breshears Wheeler, Megan Foreman and Austin Rueschhoff. To view PDF files, you must install Adobe Acrobat Reader. Improving Women’s Health Health Challenges, Access and Prevention (PDF file 8-pages). Health needs and services for various populations have come to the forefront as states work to make their systems more efficient and consider covering additional people under .

      The national studies themselves are now published by Pergamon Press in volumes I and II of Rural Community Studies in Europe, with a third volume to come. Show less This volume is the result of an international comparative research project entitled "The Future of Rural Communities . Since , WONCA, the World Organization of Family Doctors, has developed a specific focus on rural health through the WONCA Working Party on Rural Practice. This Working Party has drawn national and international attention to major rural health issues through World Rural Health Conferences and WONCA Rural Policies.

      Local solutions are key to tackling national and global challenges. As the order of government closest to people’s daily lives, local governments understand the issues that matter to ­Canadians—and they have the expertise to deliver results. As the national voice for local governments, we help empower cities and communities to build a more prosperous, livable and sustainable future. international conference Dynamics of Rural Transformation in Emerging Economies, which took place 14–16 April in New Delhi, India. The dynamics of rural transformation – such as the human development gap, the tensions between production and the environment, the urban–rural economic and social distance, and regional imbalances and.

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