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In the process of social change communities are impacted by internal and external forces which may threaten their existence as social entities. In an attempt to understand these processes much of the research into community attachment has focused on the relationship between social bonds and local...
Cooperative and Rural Development: The Case of Dayap Credit Cooperative and Development Inc., PhilippinesDownload
The purpose of this study was to understand the organization and operations of a cooperative and examine its contribution to rural development in the Philippines. Quantitative and qualitative data were used in the study. Data analysis showed the socioeconomic characteristics of the cooperative's...
Women farmers in Africa traditionally have been involved in various aspects of farming while receiving little of the infrastructural support that male farmers enjoy. This study on access to agricultural extension services among the women of Sierra Leone illustrates the situation faced by women...
Interest in the subject of social integration or urban migrants into rural communities developed as a result of the so called 'population turn around' phenomenon observed by rural sociologists in the 1970's. The focus of much of this research related to the direction of migration and factors...