Rural Action: A Collection of Community Work Case Studies

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Table of Contents

Foreword
Contributors
Acknowledgements
Community Development Foundation/ACRE
Introduction 1
1 Connemara West - a Rural Community Development Project 9
2 'Almost an Island' - a Tenants' Association in Highland Region 25
3 Protest, Affirmation and Adult Education on the Loughshore 38
4 Tackling the Effects of Rural Unemployment in East Cleveland 57
5 The People who Came Back - Community Work in a Welsh Ex-mining Valley 76
6 Organisation and Adult Education in the North Derbyshire Coalfield 92
7 Community Regeneration in a Pennine Valley - and Daffodils 108
8 Community Work Principles and Rural Housing in Wiltshire 127
9 A Social Services Based Project in Catalonia 137
10 Village Halls and Community Development 152
Conclusion: Issues for Rural Community Work 165
Index 175
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