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Community development and rural issues

David Francis

Community development and rural issues

by David Francis

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Published by Community Development Foundation in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementDavid Francis and Paul Henderson with James Derounian.
ContributionsHenderson, Paul, 1942-, Derounian, James., Henderson, Paul., Community Development Foundation., Action with Communities in Rural England.
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 34p. ;
Number of Pages34
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22069132M
ISBN 101901974022
OCLC/WorldCa228120517

View more Overview of Specific Issues in a Rural Context Many factors influence health within rural communities, including individual health behaviors, community characteristics, environmental factors, accessibility of healthcare services, and the types of services delivered by governmental agencies or private and not-for-profit organizations. The community development field had to emerge from the shadow of the top-down approach embodied in the urban renewal and public housing bureaucracies. The antipoverty crusaders realized that they had to combine a passion for social justice with viable management and business practices.

Rural community development is difficult when the rural economy is in transition, as is the case in the U.S., or when extreme poverty and disease make health and survival the only realistic priorities. But in almost any circumstance, reach out for what help is available, take advantage of the level of communication with the outside world that. A Part of the Youth, Family & Community Development Program Area. Extension’s research and outreach improves the lives of Wisconsinites through action, education and community partnerships. We set rural and urban communities up to thrive by supporting their economic development and organizational and leadership development.

The book concludes with critical issues, such as rural development, inner-city development, youth in community development, health care, public schools, and sustainable development. Key features include: New community development intervention models, using examples from recent events to demonstrate the strengths and challenges of such models. In this piece we explore: the emergence of community work in the UK; the impact of anti-poverty initiatives such as the Community Development Project in the late s and early s; the shape of work in the s – here focusing upon the categorisation and definition of community work advanced by David Thomas in his book The Making of.


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