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The Limitations of Household Surveys: Methodological Considerations in the Selection of the Unit of Analysis
Price: Free! Words: 6,090. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2016 by Amakella Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Methodology, Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology / Rural
One of the most widely used methods of socioeconomic data collection employed by international development and environmental conservation organizations is household surveys. However, the household is a highly diverse entity. This book addresses the variability and complexity of households, questioning their adequacy as a unit of statistical analysis in survey research.
Enhancing the potential of family farming for poverty reduction and food security through gender-sensitive rural advisory services
Price: Free! Words: 22,530. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food, Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology / Rural
Rural advisory services (RAS) can play an important role in addressing gender inequalities. This paper is based on an examination of a broad selection of existing literature on gender-sensitive RAS. It looks at gender-differentiated barriers in access to RAS and challenges of effectively targeting women family farmers when delivering these services.
A Simpler Life - The Clark County Amish
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,570. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology / Rural, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christianity / Amish
The Amish society and the modern world around them have learned to coexist in great numbers throughout Clark County, Wisconsin. While it is difficult to make generalizations about their lifestyle, this book illustrates what one might expect to observe when walking among their peaceful and modest settlements.