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  • Essay On Rural Areas

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    Defining Rural Areas for Statistical Purposes The vagaries around the rural concept must yield to an objective form in order to have consistent measurement. Since this chapter draws primarily on data from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), their definition of rural is consistent and convenient. Since 2006, NCES has used the same “urban-centric” locale definitions used by the US Census Bureau. Fittingly, under this urban-centric definition, rural areas include all those located

  • Urban Areas Of Rural Areas

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    movement from rural to urban areas and this has made it difficult to improve as well as sustain development in rural areas. The arrival of civilization brought about urbanization. Civilization is the height of man’s inventions as a means of raising his standard of living. Man believes in high-living and indeed obtains much pleasure in the company of other fellow men. People agglomerate in cities to be able to communicate person to person, person to firm person to government. Urban areas constitute the

  • The Experiences of Rural Areas and Culture of Minority Groups

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    The experiences of different groups in rural settings are of significant importance to the study of rural geography itself. In particular, the experiences of both young people and travellers, often labelled as "others", are important in the way they provide a different perspective on rural spaces and cultures from the common `productivist' and `idyllic' cultural views. However, because they are minority groups and "different" from the "normal" majority, young people and travellers experience significant

  • Reasons Why Urban And Rural Areas Are Interdependent On Each Other

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    INTRODUCTION Currently, most of the world’s population is living in urban areas which have implications for land use and land changes, use of natural resources, and the absorption of rural labour in urban areas. The rural and urban interdependence means the flow of natural resources, agricultural commodity, money, information and services between rural and urban areas. Moreover, the rural population is adopting the urban style and behaviour or is becoming socially urbanized. According to Steinberg

  • Demographic Transition From Rural to Urban Areas

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    From 2000 until 2030 the urbanized areas will be nearly tripled1 because of the demographic transition from rural to urban. The use of dark building materials, such as asphalt and concrete, leads to a lower albedo in urbanized areas than in natural environment2, fostering local and global warming. In turn, the increase in urban albedo might support climate stabilization efforts3. Here, we investigate the potential effect of the increase in albedo in a representative set of European cities relying

  • Rural Areas Of Rural And Remote Communities

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    Introduction Rural communities rely heavily on the wellbeing of the local economy and employment within the community. Due to the geographical location of rural and remote communities, these towns tend to have employment issues due to a number of external factors. As a lot of smaller, remote towns rely heavily on a main source of industry to create employment opportunities and attract more families to boost population, addressing these issues is vital. For example, in relation to education, schools

  • Essay On Rural Areas

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    Rural Areas: The Forgotten in Bioterrorism Preparedness In a society constructed the way the Unites States has constructed theirs, with densely populated cities clustered relatively close together, the impact of a biological attack would be devastating. The proximity of millions of humans, as well as the countless pets and animals close by, allows biological agents to spread quickly and relatively quietly throughout a population. These biological agents can decimate thousands of lives before doctors

  • Health Care For Rural Areas

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    Health Care Factors in Rural Areas Waileia Botelho & Sarah Ferguson Leilehua High School February 24, 2015 Table of Contents Abstract ............................................................................................................................................2 Access .......................................................................................................................................... 3-4 Commute...................................................................

  • Healthcare Coverage Of Rural Areas

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    However, contrary to the expected success of these provisions involving healthcare coverage to rural areas, healthcare coverage to rural areas did not change as much as expected due to several other factors. The same judicial decision in June 2012 that deemed one of the act’s most controversial provisions constitutional also dealt a large setback to extending healthcare coverage in rural areas. The decision ruled that expansion of Medicaid, a state government, become optional for states because Congress

  • The Quality Of Life In Urban And Rural Life

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    Urban areas are the human settlement with high population and well-established infrastructure. People who live in urban areas are mostly involved in commerce and trading activities. However, urban areas are not confined to cities only, but also includes the suburbs areas. On the other side, rural areas are region situated on the outskirts. There are open space and natural vegetation. Residents practice agriculture and animal husbandry and use it as a source of income. Many people and families raise

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