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Aksit, B., & Akcay, A. A. (1 December 1997). Sociocultural Aspects of Irrigation Practices in South-eastern Turkey. International Journal of Water Resources Development, 13(4), 523-540(518). This paper examines the irrigation practices of rural households and communities just before the introduction of large-scale irrigation projects in Southeastern Anatolia, Turkey. The study is based on fieldwork carried out by the authors in 1993. It is hoped that the sociological conceptualization of irrigation practices in the region will pave the way for development of a sociology of irrigation in Turkey. The present study viewed irrigation as a very powerful tool in transforming the sociocultural structures and social habits and/or habitus of a rural community. Almost no other tool can create such a complete change in the total socioeconomic order of a region. Yet it must be stated at the outset that the management, organization and maintenance (MOM) models to be established at farm and village levels must take the existing sociocultural structures of the communities into account. Hence the colossal physical dam construction efforts are to be complemented with the development of an interactive MOM model which should be responsive to the economic, social and cultural structures of rural communities in Turkey.


Albrecht, D. E., & Murdock, S. H. (1990). The sociology of U.S. agriculture: an ecological perspective ( 1st ed.). Ames: Iowa State University Press. Hd1765.a43 1990 306.3/49/0973 Hd1765.a43 1990


Alexander, F. D. (1938). Owners and tenants of small farms in the life of a selected community: a cultural analysis.,, [Nashville]. 323.354


American Country Life Association. (1930). Proceedings of the... American Country Life Conference ( Vol. 12th). [Chicago, Ill.]: Published by the University of Chicago Press for the American Country Life Association. Ht407.a3 630.106 Am3 630.1


American Country Life Association., & National Country Life Association. (1919). Proceedings of the... National Country Life Conference ( Vol. 1st). Ithaca, N.Y.: National Country Life Association. Ht407.a3 630.106 Am3 630.1


Anderson, S. (1940). Home town. New York,: Alliance Book Corporation. 323.35 323.35 An24h


Anderson, S. (1956). Kleinstadt in Amerika. Ebenhausen bei München: Edition Langewiesche Brandt. Ht431 Ht431.a59515 1956


Anderson, S. (1975). Home town. Mamaroneck, N.Y.: P. P. Appel. Ht431 Ht431 a595 1975


Anderson, W. L. (1906). The country town: a study of rural evolution. New York: Baker & Taylor. 301.35 630 630.An2


Ash, M. (1969). Who are the progressives now? an account of an educational confrontation. London,: Routledge & K. Paul. Lb41


Auge, M., & Herzlich, C. (1995). The Meaning of illness: anthropology, history and sociology. Australia ; United States: Harwood Academic Publishers. Ra418 scist

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Bailey, L. H. (1913). The country life movement in the United States. New York,: The Macmillan Company. Ht421 630 630.b15


Baldwin, B. T., Fillmore, E. A., Hadley, L., & Laura Spelman Rockefeller Memorial. (1930). Farm children; an investigation of rural child life in selected areas of Iowa. New York,: Appleton. 630.1 630.1.b193


Baldwin, B., Ed. (1995). Pathways from Poverty. Paper presented at the 37pp. Photographs will not reproduce adequately. Articles in this theme issue are based on presentations at the Pathways from Poverty Workshop held in Albuquerque, New Mexico, on May 18-25, 1995. The event aimed to foster development of a network to address rural poverty issues in the Western Rural Development Center (WRDC) region. Articles report on outcomes from the Pathways from Poverty workshop including team plans for addressing poverty in their area; the importance of social capital in building community; Native American economic development efforts that incorporate sustainability and cultural relevance; the effect of capitalism on the Palau islands; how sharing resources has enabled low-income families in American Samoa to maintain economic stability; demographic, economic, and educational factors that affect the status of Latinos in the United States, with implications for the American economy; a study of single-parent families and welfare reform; rural minorities and the relationship between employment and poverty; and the importance of rural studies in gaining understanding of rural poverty. Articles include: (1) "Pathways from Poverty" (Jane Brass); (2) "Social Capital" (Marie Cirillo); (3) "The Circle of Development and Indigenous Peoples" (Sherry Salway Black); (4) "Palauan Perspective" (Ayano Baules); (5) "Poverty: A Matter of Values" (Carol S. Whitaker); (6) "Focus on Latinos" (Refugio I. Rochin, Jose A. Rivera); (7) "Is Marriage the Solution? The Single-Parent Family and Welfare Reform" (Janet M. Fitchen); (8) "Employment Hardship and Rural Minorities" (Leif Jensen); and (9) "The Social Scientist and Rural America" (Emery N. Castle). The journal also includes updates on projects sponsored by WRDC and upcoming conferences. (LP) ED396892


Barrett, S. R. (1994). Paradise: class, commuters, and ethnicity in rural Ontario. Toronto ; Buffalo: University of Toronto Press. Hn110.o5 b37 1994 307.72/09713


Beach, B. A. (Jan 1997). Perspectives on Rural Child Care. ERIC Digest. ED403102


Beal, G. M., Powers, R. C., Coward, E. W., Iowa. State University of Science and Technology Ames. Center for Agricultural and Economic Development., & Rural Sociological Society. (1971). Sociological perspectives of domestic development ( [1st ] ed.). Ames,: Iowa State University Press. Hn65.s58 301.5/1 Hn65.s58


Beck, H. (1952). Der Kulturzusammenstoss zwischen Stadt und Land in einer Vorortgemeinde. Zürich,: Regio Verlag. 309.1494


Benedict, A. E., National Committee on Visiting Teachers., & Commonwealth Fund. Division of Publications. (1930). Children at the crossroads. New York,: The Commonwealth Fund Division of Publications. 371.9


Berleant-Schiller, R., & Shanklin, E. (1983). The keeping of animals: adaptation and social relations in livestock producing communities. Totowa, N.J.: Allanheld Osmun. Ht421.k43 1983 307.7/62 Ht421.k43 1983


Bernard, T., & Young, J. M. (1997). The ecology of hope: communities collaborate for sustainability. East Haven, Conn.: New Society Publishers. Hc79.e5


Berndt, J. (1986). Rural sociology: a bibliography of bibliographies. Metuchen, N.J.: Scarecrow. Z7164.s688


Berry, E. (2000). Review Essay: Rural Sociology, Migration, and Community Change. Schwarzweller and Mullan: Research in Rural Sociology and Development: Focus on Migraton; Wardwell and Copp: Population Change in the Rural West: 1975-1990; and Amato and Radzilowski: Community of Strangers: Change, Turnover, Turbulence and the Transformation of a Midwestern Country Town. Rural Sociology, 65(4), 658-666.


Bertrand, A. L. (1958). Rural sociology: an analysis of contemporary rural life. New York: McGraw-Hill. Ht421 Ht421 b4 norlin HT421 B4 c.2


Block, D., & DuPuis, E. M. (January 2001). Making the Country Work for the City: Von Th‡nens Ideas in Geography, Agricultural Economics and the Sociology of Agriculture. The American Journal of Economics and Sociology, 60(1), 79-98(20). Geography, as the discipline responsible for describing the organization of space, has developed several ways of dealing with the phenomenon of the central city and its surrounding hinterlands. One of the most prominent of models used is von Thunens Isolated State, a predictive model of how rural hinterlands organize agricultural production in relation to an urban center. Despite todays globalized food provisioning system, there are still some agricultural commodities that remain in U.S. city hinterlands. The most prominent of these is milk. The spatial organization of dairying is therefore a topic in which von Thunens notions of centrality are still pertinent. In addition, outside of geography, his ideas had a significant effect on the agricultural economists who formulated dairy marketing policy. This paper will examine von Thunen and notions of centrality in the formulation of dairy policy in the United States. His contribution has been very important to agricultural economists and agricultural geographers but less important to sociologists of agriculture, who see the spatial organization of food production around cities due as much to contingent, local political outcomes as to law-like notions of centrality. Comparative historical method in sociology has been particularly useful in determining the role of predictive models and contingency in determining the spatial organization of milksheds.


Blumenthal, A. (1932). Small-town stuff., University of Chicago Press, Chicago, Ill. Ht431


Bokemeier, J. (1997). Rediscovering Families and Households: Restructuring Rural Society and Rural Sociology. Rural sociology, 62(1), 1.


Bonner, K. (1997). A great place to raise kids: interpretation, science and the urban-rural debate. Montreal ; Buffalo: McGill-Queen's University Press. Ht453


Bonner, K. (1998). Reflexivity, Sociology and the Rural-Urban Distinction in Marx, Tonnies and Weber. The Canadian review of sociology and anthropology. Revue canadienne de sociologie et d'anthropologie, 35(2), 165.


Bosshard, A. (January 2000). A methodology and terminology of sustainability assessment and its perspectives for rural planning. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment, 77(1), 29-41(13). Sustainability may be regarded as one of the most challenging and, at the same time, most fuzzy contemporary paradigms. In the present study, referring to the history of other leading ideas, this confusion is identified as a typical feature of young paradigms with a particular danger of misuse and destruction of the idea. Requirements necessary to save and evolve the paradigm of sustainability are identified. It is shown that help cannot be expected in the phrasing of a generally accepted definition. As an alternative, it is proposed to focus on the assessment procedure, where quantitative or qualitative value measures of the paradigm are developed for particular situations.The present study intends (i) to clarify the logic and terminology of the assessment process in general, (ii) to provide an effective assessment concept for sustainability in the field of agricultural land-use, and (iii) to demonstrate possible perspectives for rural planning practices.The first part displays fundamental aspects of valuation theory. The methodology of explicit assessment is introduced and described as a heuristic procedure, evolving the meaning of a term or paradigm in a socio-cultural discourse and in relation with practical experience. In the second part, focusing on sustainability assessment, the terminology, steps and elements of the general assessment procedure are defined on behalf of the assessment of land-use sustainability as an example. The iterative procedure allows developing quantitative and/or qualitative value measures for particular situations. The central element of the method is a hierarchically structured collection of viewpoints, called checklist of criteria. In a holistic, comprehensive approach towards sustainability ('strong' sustainability), five principal criteria are recommended for consideration: (i) abiotic environment; (ii) biotic environment, including animal welfare; (iii) cultural values, defined as human emotional and mental well being and creativity of society; (iv) sociology; and (v) economy. To each principal criterion, a hierarchical list of important sub-criteria is added. For the project-specific selection of suitable sub-criteria, guidelines are described in detail. The result is an individual assessment system adapted to the natural, cultural, political and economic basic conditions of a given project. In the third part, the example of a Swiss land-use planning project shows the implementation of the methodology in practice and its benefits, e.g., the improvement of the communication within the project, or the promotion of an effective, goal-oriented planning procedure, as a basic tool for valuation, communication, planning, implementation and monitoring of sustainability in the field of agriculturally based land-use systems.


Bowers, W. L. (1974). The country life movement in America, 1900-1920. Port Washington, N.Y.,: Kennikat Press. Hn64


Bradshaw, T. K., & Blakely, E. J. (1979). Rural communities in advanced industrial society: development and developers. New York: Praeger. Hn59.b72 301.35/0973


Branson, E. C. (1924). Farm life abroad; field letters from Germany, Denmark and France. Chapel Hill, London,: The University of North Carolina Press; H. Milford Oxford University Press. S452.b7 630.1 630.1.b73


Bray, R. E., & National Agricultural Library (U.S.). (1988). Rural America's elderly, 1979-April 1988: 130 citations. Beltsville, Md.: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture National Agricultural Library. A 17.18/4:88-66


Brunner, E. d. S. (1957). The growth of a science: a half-century of rural sociological research in the United States. New York: Harper. Ht411


Brunner, E. d. S., & American Council on Education. American Youth Commission. (1942). Working with rural youth. Washington, D.C.,: American council on education. 362.7


Brunner, E. d. S., & Institute of Social and Religious Research. (1930). Industrial village churches. New York,: Institute of social and religious research. 261.61 261.61 b831


Brunner, E. d. S., Kolb, J. H., United States. President's Research Committee on Social Trends., & Institute of Social and Religious Research. (1933). Rural social trends. New York, London,: McGraw-Hill Book Company inc. 323.354 323.354.B836rs


Brunner, E. d. S., Lorge, I., Columbia University. Council for Research in the Social Sciences., & United States. Bureau of Agricultural Economics. (1937). Rural trends in depression years; a survey of village centered agricultural communities, 1930-1936. New York,: Columbia University Press. Ht421.b73 323.3540973 323.354


Bruns, D., Ipsen, D., & Bohnet, I. (10 April 2000). Landscape dynamics in Germany. Landscape and Urban Planning, 47(3), 143-158(116). Modern lifestyles, new demographic trends, and the expansion of the European Community are changing the European countryside. At stake are cultural landscapes, their richness in wildlife, historical interest, scenic beauty, and the recreational opportunities they provide. Visible phenomena of change are symptoms of a growing socio-economic and ecological disparity between different regions. Agreements on AGENDA 2000 European policy provide a new platform for regional and agricultural development. The paper explores which landscape dynamics are in store. Employing examples from rural Germany, the paper presents corridors of possible futures for unique, and at the same time, dynamic places. Modern strategies of landscape and urban planning are discussed which aim at closer co-operation between a multitude of stakeholders, policy makers, planners, and other agents of change. Methods and tools are needed to build consensus among ever increasing numbers of participants representing potentially wide ranges of values.


Burchfield, L. (1947). Our rural communities, a guidebook to published materials on rural problems. Chicago,: Public Administration Service. 323.354 323.354 B893o


Burds, J. (1998). Peasant dreams & market politics: labor migration and the Russian village, 1861-1905. Pittsburgh, Pa.: University of Pittsburgh Press. Hd1536.r9 b848 1998 305.5/633/094709034


Burds, J., & NetLibrary Inc. (1999). Peasant dreams & market politics labor migration and the Russian village, 1861-1905. Boulder, Colo.: NetLibrary Inc. Hd1536.r9 b848 1999 305.5/633/094709034 NetLibrary Inc.


Burr, W. (1921). Rural organization. New York,: The Macmillan company. Ht421.b8 630.1 630.1.b94 630.1 b94


Burton, H. M. (1944). The education of the countryman. New York,: Oxford University Press. La633.b 379.173 379.7


Buttel, F. H. (April 2001). Some Reflections on Late Twentieth Century Agrarian Political Economy. Sociologia Ruralis, 41(2), 165-181(117). The `new rural sociology' arguably represented the most significant watershed in the development of rural sociology during the 1970s and 1980s. I argue, however, that the new rural sociology, especially its dominant traditions of Chayanovian and neo-Leninist Marxism, has now been almost entirely superseded as a theoretical position in agrarian political economy by the international food regimes, commodity chains/systems analysis, regulationist, and actor-network traditions. In addition, Wageningen School research on `farming styles' and the `cultural-turn' within rural sociology and rural studies have arisen, in part, as challenges to the more structuralist styles of reasoning within agrarian political economy. Parallel trends in the sociology of development are also discussed. The paper concludes with an appraisal of the strengths and weaknesses of these new late twentieth century traditions in agrarian political economy, particularly in comparison with the new rural sociology.


Butterfield, K. L. (1913). The country church and the rural problem: the Carew lectures at Hartford theological seminary, 1909. Chicago, Ill.: University of Chicago Press. 630 630.b981 630 b981

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_____. (December 1999). Review Article: Perspectives on Australian Social Policy. Social Policy and Administration, 33(5), 604-608(605). Books reviewed in this article:B. Cheers Welfare Bushed: Social Care in Rural AustraliaA.Jamrozik and L. Nocella The Sociology of Social Problems: Theoretical Perspectives and Methods of InterventionR. Hugman Social Welfare and Social ValueJ. S. OConnor, A. S.Orloff and S. Shaver States, Markets, Families: Gender, Liberalism and Social Policy in Australia, Canada, Great Britain and the United States


Caldwell, B. J. (1991). The Jajmani system, an investigation. Delhi: Hindustan Pub. Corp. Hn690.m42 c35 1991 307.720954


Campbell, M. (1927). Rural life at the crossroads. Boston,: Ginn. Hd1761.c35 630 630.c153 630.c153


Canton-Thompson, J. C. (1988). "One of them people": an ethnography of strangerhood in a rural community. T 1988.c168


Carlson, A. (2000). The new agrarian mind: the movement toward decentralist thought in twentieth-century America. New Brunswick, N.J.: Transaction Publishers. E169.12.c276 2000 305.5/52/09730904


Carlson, J. E., Lassey, M. L., & Lassey, W. R. (1981). Rural society and environment in America. New York: McGraw-Hill. Ht421.c28 307.7/2/0973 Ht421.c28


Cernea, M. M., & World Bank. (1985). Putting people first: sociological variables in rural development. New York: Published for the World Bank [by] Oxford University Press. Hd1433 Hd1433.p87 1985


Chang, S. (1990). The *j*i*a and descent ideology: Chinese in rural Malaysia. T 1990.c3612


Ching, B., & Creed, G. (1997). Knowing your place: rural identity and cultural hierarchy. New York: Routledge. Ht421.k549 1997 307.72


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Cloke, P. J., & Little, J. (1997). Contested countryside cultures: otherness, marginalisation, and rurality. London ; New York: Routledge. Ht421.c64 1997 307.72


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Crehan, K. A. F. (1997). The fractured community: landscapes of power and gender in rural Zambia. Berkeley, Calif.: University of California Press. Hn803.a8 c74 1997 307.72/096894


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Cumberland, C. C. (1960). The United States-Mexican border: a selective guide to the literature of the region. [Ithaca, N.Y.,: Rural Sociological Society]. F786

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Dawber, M. A. (1937). Rebuilding rural America. New York: Friendship press. Ht421


Devine, T. M. (1994). The transformation of rural Scotland: social change and the agrarian economy, 1660-1815. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press. 306.34909411 Hn399.s3 norst


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Djurfeldt, G. (April 1999). Essentially Non-Peasant? Some Critical Comments on Post-Modernist Discourse on the Peasantry. Sociologia Ruralis, 39(2), 262-269(269). This is a review article of Michael Kearney's Reconceptualizing the peasantry: Anthropology in a global perspective. The article argues that Kearney is right on one score: the peasantry needs to be reconceptualized, and has long needed reconceptualization, since the very term `peasant' is ethnocentric amd since it is too easily coupled with an evolutionist or modernist research programme. Rural sociology would do better with an analytical model of family farming as a core concept. Such a concpet would open up for comparative and historical studies of agrarian (and non-agrarian) societies, and would hopefully help us to systematize what we already know about farmers worldwide. To argue, as Kearney does, that peasants must exit as 'ploybians' enter the historical scene is misplaced and mistaken on a number of counts. It is misplaced methodologically, because it means committing what the author terms the epochal fallacy. It is mistaken empirically, because pluriactivity in various forms, including seasonal migration, has long been a feature of agrarian societies.


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Emmett, I. (1964). A north Wales village; a social anthropological study. London,: Routledge & Paul. Hn398.w26


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Farmer, P. (December 2000). The consumption of the poor: Tuberculosis in the 21st century. Ethnography, 1(2), 183-216(134). In an era in which we have effective therapies, why has tuberculosis remained the leading infectious cause of young adult deaths in much of the world? This article argues that in order to answer such a question, we must explore not only the life experiences of those sick with tuberculosis, but also the larger social contexts in which they become infected, fall ill, and meet with a series of therapeutic misadventures leading to complications, ongoing transmission to others and, often enough, death. The 'ethnographically visible' is only part of the story, since the experiences and commentaries of the sick and their providers must be embedded in broader analyses informed by history, political economy, epidemiology and a sociology of knowledge. Such an analysis brings into relief not only cultural specificity but also jarring similarities: living with both poverty and tuberculosis means poor outcomes whether you live in rural Haiti, urban Peru or the inner-city United States.


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Adger, W. N. (September 2000). Social and ecological resilience: are they related? Progress in Human Geography, 24(3), 347-364(317). Abstract: This article defines social resilience as the ability of groups or communities to cope with external stresses and disturbances as a result of social, political and environmental change. This definition highlights social resilience in relation to the concept of ecological resilience which is a characteristic of ecosystems to maintain themselves in the face of disturbance. There is a clear link between social and ecological resilience, particularly for social groups or communities that are dependent on ecological and environmental resources for their livelihoods. But it is not clear whether resilient ecosystems enable resilient communities in such situations. This article examines whether resilience is a useful characteristic for describing the social and economic situation of social groups and explores potential links between social resilience and ecological resilience. The origins of this interdisciplinary study in human ecology, ecological economics and rural sociology are reviewed, and a study of the impacts of ecological change on a resource-dependent community in contemporary coastal Vietnam in terms of the resilience of its institutions is outlined.


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Heise, D. A., Comp. (Sep 1995). Journals Significant to Rural Development Received at the National Agricultural Library. Rural Information Center Publication Series, No. 48. Revised Edition., 33p. This directory lists 227 journals in the National Agricultural Library's (NAL) collection that are related to social and economic aspects of rural development. The directory includes both United States and international journals. Each citation includes title, NAL call number, NAL holdings information, the International Standard Serial Number (ISSN), publisher, frequency of publication, and an indication of whether the journal is indexed in the NAL database AGRICOLA. Journals focus on issues related to rural development, rural economics, rural education, agriculture, extension services, rural areas, human services, environmental economics, health care, public policy, agribusiness, human resources, rural sociology, social problems, community development, and rural reconstruction. The directory also provides information on the Rural Information Center, a joint project of NAL and the Extension Service; document delivery services to individuals; and electronic access for interlibrary loan requests. (LP) ED401053


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Howley, C. (13 Oct 1996). The Rural Experience of Nation-Building: Implications for Educational Research and School Improvement in the Latest Era of "Globalization.", 24pp. Paper presented at the Annual Conference of the National Rural Education Association (San Antonio, TX, October 13, 1996). This paper explores changes needed in the focus and commitment of educational research to better reflect issues relevant to rural schools and their communities. Historically, educational researchers have focused on national or cosmopolitan concerns in efforts to develop widely applicable procedures for school improvement. However, improving rural schools also meant reshaping and redirecting them into a national systemof schooling, trade, politics, and culturethat has ensured the depopulation of rural areas and a failed rural economy. As the 21st century approaches, it appears that the major educational project of the 19th century, nation-building, is over and the sovereignty of nations is being undermined by globalization. The shift in focus and values that accompanies globalization thus undermines the purpose of mass education as well, leading to a need for new commitments in educational research. To focus on issues applicable to rural schools and their communities, educational research must consider local concerns such as attachment to rural places; the relationship between school and community sustainability; and the cultivation of appropriate local meanings, knowledge, and commitments. The paper also suggests that for rural researchers to change their focus they need to read rural sociology, rural community development, history, and fiction about rural places; be genuinely interested in rural matters; live or work in a rural community; and bring a critical framework to the research experience from their dual roles as educator and researcher. Contains 17 references and a list of recommended books related to rural educational research. (LP) ED401059


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Jenkins, D. I., & Jenkins, Q. A. L. (1998). Visions along the Trail: Community Action and Visitor Employed Photography in Two Native American Communities., 13pp. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Rural Sociological Society (Portland, OR, August 6-9, 1998). Rural community development is undergoing changing visions, activities, and methodologies. Factors impacting this change include decentralization, budget reduction in the public sector, and globalization and downsizing in the private sector. Community "building" (community-generated change and emphasis on capacities rather than deficiencies) must replace the concept of community "development." In this paper, visitor-employed photography (VEP) is explored as an appropriate new tool in community building. Nineteen research participants from the Winnebago and Omaha tribes were given cameras and asked to take photographs of self-selected positive and negative aspects of their environment and share and explain their perceptions. Analysis of VEP data showed community strengths, directions for change, and resident priorities and vision. Omaha participants were concerned about their lack of inclusion on the local school board and consequent lack of control over curriculum and other matters. Positive VEP images showed individual teachers who encouraged study of Indian culture despite the antagonistic school board, while negative images showed fences that prevented viewing of school sports events by Indians who could not afford admission. Winnebago participants focused on their community's need for adequate affordable housing. VEP interviews singled out community leaders and provided the means for directing efforts toward community building and action. (SAS) ED425878 You may be able to order this document from the ERIC Document Reproduction Service.


John, P. L. C. (Jun 1994). Information Access in Rural America: January 1980 - April 1994. Quick Bibliography Series: QB 94-39., 41pp. Updates ED 361 150. This bibliography contains 166 entries related to information access in rural communities. The entries were derived from the AGRICOLA database produced by the National Agricultural Library and include journal articles, books, conference papers, and government reports. Entries cover such topics as information centers, information needs, cooperative extension services, information services, libraries, program development, rural areas, rural development, rural communities, rural sociology, and rural libraries. Each entry contains title, author, publisher, publication date, journal or conference information (where appropriate), language, descriptors, and the National Agricultural Library call number. Some entries contain an abstract. Also included are indexes by author and subject and information about interlibrary loan from the National Agricultural Library. (LP) ED378003


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Moore, K. (1997). A Focus on Rural Australia for Students at the University of Ballarat., In: Celebrating Rural Education: Proceedings of the National Conference of the Society for Provision of Education in Rural Australia (SPERA) (13th, Adelaide, South Australia, July 6-8, 1997); see RC 021 953. Page Length: 15. The highest levels of dissatisfaction registered by practicing rural teachers in Australia about their training were toward distinctly rural components: multi-grade teaching, rural living, and school-community relationships. School-community relationships are important, especially so in rural areas because most rural schools are the center of their community. The teacher preparation course at the University of Ballarat (Victoria, Australia) includes a semester-long unit titled "Rural Australia," which examines the sociology of rural communities and schools and promotes student understanding of how a teacher's behavior can win or lose community acceptance and esteem. The course is offered to second-year primary trainees and has been offered to practicing teachers on weekends or school vacations. Students are made aware that rural Australians are class conscious and their society is highly stratified. Status differentiation on the basis of gender exists, and is studied. Other topics studied are strategies for teacher acceptance or rejection, teaching Aboriginal children, distance education, telematics, and problems associated with rural unemployment. An important aspect of the unit is the case study that students must conduct and present to the class. Each student selects a rural community and investigates aspects of stratification and the requirements for a young teacher to fit in socially. Excerpts from one case study are included, along with comments from students about how the unit would assist them in the future. Contains 35 references. (TD) ED429798


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