Sociology Index

Rural Sociology, Agriculture Sociology, Food Sociology

Books on Rural Sociology, Rural Sociology Bibliography

Sociological approaches to rural policy challenges, issues such as community revitalization, rural demographic changes, rural development, environmental impacts, the structure of food and agricultural production, and rural-urban linkages, rural media, small town development, rural gender issues, agricultural restructuring, youth and ageing in rural areas.

Rural sociology is a field of sociology associated with the study of life in small towns and country. It is a scientific study of social arrangements and behaviour amongst peoples that are distanced from points of concentrated activity. Rural sociology involves the examination of statistical data for efficient rural development.

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RURAL AND REMOTE COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT: THE CASE OF NUNAVUT'S INUIT COMMUNITIES - Peter Ittinuar - The Inuit of Canada’s most northern territory made a remarkable political achievement in having Canada agree to the division of the Northwest Territories.

Rural Sociology Research in the Land Grant Setting - Preston E. La Ferney
ABSTRACT: A brief historical view of rural sociology as a discipline reveals an intense introspection.

What is the situation in the year 2002, some three years after 1999? Are the Inuit in control? Who runs the operations of the new government? What is the language situation? What are the infrastructural challenges? What issues are brought about by a “co-management” regime?

Some Observations on Rural Sociology and Its Prospects - R. J. Hildreth
ABSTRACT: Rural sociology developed largely in the land grant-USDA complex. The current status of rural sociology is briefly examined.