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The Journal of Rural and Community Development (JRCD) is pleased to announce the release of Volume 9, Issue 2. This issue of the JRCD is dedicated to Cheryl Williams who passed away suddenly in 2010. She was in the first semester of her PhD program in Nursing at the University of Saskatchewan at the time of her death. Her co-authored paper in this issue is based on her master’s thesis research. Pammla Petrucka was Cheryl’s advisor. It was Pammla’s wish to publish this peer-reviewed article in honour of Cheryl’s work and her family.

The next issue (9(3)) will be released shortly. We appreciate the patience of authors as we deal with the high volume of submissions.

The JRCD acknowledges funding from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada through their 'Aid to Scholarly Publications' programme. This assists us in improving the review and publication process and marketing the JRCD.

The JRCD is published by the Rural Development Institute (RDI) at Brandon University. RDI was established in 1989 as an academic research centre and a leading source of information on issues affecting rural communities in western Canada and elsewhere. The JRCD benefitted with initial funding from the Manitoba Department of Agriculture, Food and Rural Development. For more information, please visit: http://www.brandonu.ca/rdi.


 articles  
1. Improving Health Services Through Empowered Community Health Governance Structures in Tanzania  Abstract
 
  Flora Lucas Kessy

2. How to Revitalize a Small Rural Town? An Empirical Study of Factors for Success. University-Community Collaboration with a Small Historic Rural Tourism Town  Abstract
 
  Sandra S Grunwell and Inhyuck 'Steve' Ha

3. Rural African American Women and Breast Cancer: Social Determinants of Health Shape Ability to Conceptualize Health In the Arkansas Delta  Abstract
 
  Nancy J Greer-Williams, Kimberly S Enoch, Brandon Booth, Athena Starland-Davenport, Gloria E Sarto and Thomas Kieber-Emmons

4. Resource Entitlement and Welfare Among Resettlers in the Dry Forest Frontiers of Northwestern Ethiopia  Abstract
 
  Girma Tesfahun Kassie, Habtemariam Kassa, Christine Padoch, Degnet Abebaw, Mulugeta Limenih and Worku Teka

5. From Place to Space: Exploring Youth Migration and Homelessness in Rural Nova Scotia  Abstract
 
  Jeff Karabanow, Aube Caila and Ted D Naylor

6. Community Based Participatory Monitoring and Evaluation: Impacts on Farmer Organization Functioning, Social Capital and Accountability  Abstract
 
  Noel Sangole, Susan Kaaria, Njuki Jemimah , Kadewa Lewa and Mariam ATJ Mapila

7. Diversifying Rural Economies with Natural Resources: The Difference Between Local and Regional OHV Trail Destinations   Abstract
 
  Matthew D. Hughes, J. Adam Beeco, Jeffrey C. Hallo and William C. Norman

8. Evaluating the Dynamics of Rural Internships in Alberta  Abstract
 
  Carmen P. Mombourquette

9. Participatory Diagramming for Engaging Youth in a Gender Equity and Community Development Dialogue: An African Exemplar  Abstract
 
  Cheryl Williams, Pammla M. Petrucka, Sandra L. Bassendowski and Claire Betker

 case studies  
 How Young Adults Perceive Their Rural Ohio Communities  Abstract
 
  Greg G Homan, Jason Hedrick, Jeff Dick and Mark Light

 Evaluating the Feasibility of an Affordable Housing and Community Centre: A Case Study from Rural Ontario   Abstract
 
  Leslie A Benecki, John S Andrew and Yolande E Chan

  Concerning Knowledge: Assessing Radon Knowledge and Concern in Rural Nova Scotia  Abstract
 
  Zelda Abramson, Svetlana Barkanovea and Anna Redden

 Estimating Willingness to Pay to Protect Acequia Irrigation and Culture Lessons from San Miguel County, New Mexico  Abstract
 
  Nejem Raheem






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