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rural

(roor′ăl) [L. ruralis, rustic, country]
Pert. to a geographic area (such as a small town or sparsely populated county) where less than 2500 people live.
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My aim here is not to deny or denigrate that work, but instead to note that Meth Wars has a place in that canon and that, moreover, its rigor and sensitivity make it a standout contribution to the ways that criminology and contemporary social theory approach and apprehend rurality.
Surprisingly,-there is almost no literature within Australia that discusses the significance of rurality in First Nations education.
The FARS data were stratified by sex, age, rurality of the collision, and person/transportation type.
Levels of rurality were determined by Statistics Canada's settlement types assigned to CSDs--regional municipality (RGM), town (T), municipal district (MD), subdivision of county (SC), and Indian reserve (IRI).
Relatedly, they do not invite critiques of how values, behaviours, practices and identities are influenced by varied understandings of rurality, and moreover, the power relations embedded in these understandings.
Also following BENGS & SCHMIDT-THOME (2006) in statistical approaches for rural definition, one must consider the rurality index method.
Analysis of the relationships of the concepts may define if smoking is a coping mechanism for the rural pregnant population as well as what role rurality and pregnancy play in the experience of depression.
And, admittedly, while there might not be any knife-wielding, granny-mugging hoodies out amidst all that rurality, there's more than enough criminally bored teens kicking around who have access to pitchforks and a penchant for twocking combine harvesters after three flagons of scrumpy.
Past research has found an association between altitude and suicide, even after controlling for gun ownership, rurality, age, and mental health access.
We analyzed Alabama birth and death records to examine a) whether the use of different HIs results in differing associations between heat waves and health outcomes, and b) whether associations between heat waves and health outcomes differ by rurality.
The main response to this process is the emergence of a localized agriculture and rurality that entails the rise of a vast number of varied types of production, valorization and market innovations.