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- 5Murray, Eloise C.
- 3Gill, Dhara S.
- 2Kisko, Adrienne
- 1Adamowicz, Wiktor
- 1Beckley, Thomas M.
- 1Dosman, Donna
- 2Canada, Alberta, Vegreville
- 2Rural communities
- 1Aboriginal values
- 1Agricultural extension
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...
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...
The overall purpose for this paper is to present a composite view of what is known about women's participation in natural resource-based industries in Canada using existing sources. What are women's roles in these industries? What are the issues and options they face in their work environments?...
In Search of Forest Resource Values of Aboriginal Peoples: The Applicability of Non-Market Valuation TechniquesDownload
The purpose of this paper is to present an interdisciplinary model and a process for considering the applicability of non-market valuation techniques to Aboriginal Peoples. These techniques are widely used in non-Aboriginal contexts as methods of providing information about preferences over...
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...