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Page 75 of International Family Planning Perspectives Vol. 28, Issue 2 [page]

2002 International Family Planning Perspectives  
A similar but weaker as- sociation exists among women living in rural areas, probably because of the minimal social diversity within and among church congre- gations in rural Mozambique.  ...  An analysis of 1997 Demographic and Health Survey data for large cities and rural areas indicates that city women who belong to less diverse and more socially isolated denominations or have no religious  ... 

Online Live-Stream Broadcasting of the Holy Mass during the COVID-19 Pandemic in Poland as an Example of the Mediatisation of Religion: Empirical Studies in the Field of Mass Media Studies and Pastoral Theology

Barbara Przywara, Andrzej Adamski, Andrzej Kiciński, Marcin Szewczyk, Anna Jupowicz-Ginalska
2021 Religions  
The main aim of the paper is to discuss the scale and nature of the practice of transmitting Holy Mass by parishes of the Roman Catholic Church in Poland through online live-streaming in spring 2020.  ...  sociological studies), and the technical aspect of communication activities (in the form of live video streaming) performed by parishes on the Internet.  ...  of live video streaming.  ... 
doi:10.3390/rel12040261 fatcat:eewizsdyovhd5kt3nzqbcvl6lu

COVID‐19, Virtual Church Services and a New Temporary Geography of Home

John R. Bryson, Lauren Andres, Andrew Davies
2020 Tijdschrift voor economische en sociale geografie  
It identifies the bricolage mechanisms that were developed rapidly by churches to shift towards providing virtual church services. This was an uncommon practice by Christian denominations in the UK.  ...  COVID-19 changed the rules requiring new practices to emerge resulting in a new form of infrasecular space to emerge.  ...  We must finally acknowledge all those involved in the creation of the Virtual Services that we observed.  ... 
doi:10.1111/tesg.12436 pmid:32834147 pmcid:PMC7361358 fatcat:53nyd2zv45enli27k7fyva5454

Improvement of Life Quality Using Nature Based Solutions — Case Study Settlements in South-Eastern Serbia [chapter]

Milica Igić, Petar Mitković, Milena Dinić Branković, Jelena Đekić, Ivana Bogdanović Protić, Milica Ljubenović, Mihailo Mitković
2020 International Academic Conference on Places and Technologies  
During Socialism, and later transition period, earlier rural settlements became part of city urban territory, but still remained rural in character -both spatially and functionally.  ...  for living.  ...  interactions and public connectivity, promoting healthy lifestyles and recreation, creating safe social, promoting social cohesion among residents, greening street corridors affects makes  ... 
doi:10.18485/arh_pt.2020.7.ch64 fatcat:7iu2tf6b4vemljbhvg4tpuoxiu

Medievals and Moderns in Conversation: Co-Designing Creative Futures for Under-Used Historic Churches in Rural Communities

Timothy J. Senior, Tom Metcalfe, Stuart McClean, Alexander Wilson, Simon Bowen, Marianne Ailes, Ed McGregor
2022 Multimodal Technologies and Interaction  
For many living in rural areas, the loss of traditional community assets and increased social fragmentation are a common feature of everyday life.  ...  Our paper demonstrates how Wicked/Clumsy thinking can account for the challenges faced by rural communities today, bootstrap co-design activities in the development of clumsy solutions, and uncover clumsiness  ...  Acknowledgments: We would like to thank The Churches Conservation Trust and the community at Brockley for their participation in this project and dedication to seeing it through.  ... 
doi:10.3390/mti6050040 fatcat:q5s4fzkugzfsbhu4zjo7w2ssfq

A Role for Community Health Promoters in Tuberculosis Control in the State of Chiapas, Mexico

Michael E. Herce, Jacob A. Chapman, Arachu Castro, Gabriel García-Salyano, Kaveh Khoshnood
2009 Journal of community health  
We contend that given the complex sociopolitical climate in Chiapas and the state's unwavering TB epidemic and paucity of health care infrastructure in rural areas, efforts to implement comprehensive,  ...  We conducted a qualitative study employing structured interviews with 38 community health workers, known as health promoters, from twelve rural municipalities of Chiapas, Mexico in order to characterize  ...  Health promoters provide essential health services to many of the 2.2 million persons living in rural areas of Chiapas without receiving monetary compensation [5, 16] .  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10900-009-9206-0 pmid:20033836 fatcat:k3zxeu42rbbjpabzsjneussica

Local stakeholder involvement and social innovation in Korean co-operatives: the cases of Wonju and Ansung cities

S.-I. Han, M.-K. Chung, M.-s. Park
2013 Community Development Journal  
This series aims to ensure that selected papers from conferences in which EMES has been involved will be accessible to a larger community interested in the third sector and social enterprise.  ...  The government attempted to promote new social service market introducing the Long-Term Care Insurance program for the old-aged and a variety of voucher systems for other social service areas.  ...  Local welfare facilities and cooperatives are involved in the development of new forms of caring services in rural areas (see Figure 5 ).  ... 
doi:10.1093/cdj/bst040 fatcat:jijohbc7iffstnnwqcqnhv3oze

The role of religion in mitigating the COVID-19 pandemic: the Malaysian multi-faith perspectives

Min Min Tan, Ahmad Farouk Musa, Tin Tin Su
2021 Health Promotion International  
We make recommendations on how to promote a partnership between the healthcare system and religious organizations, and how religion and faith could be integrated into health promotion channels and resources  ...  Another large COVID-19 cluster was from a church gathering in Kuching, Sarawak. Within a few weeks, Malaysia became the worst hit country by COVID-19 in Southeast Asia.  ...  FUNDING This work was supported by the John Templeton Foundation (60839), 'Religion and physical and mental health among elderly in a predominantly Muslim and multicultural community: the causal linkages  ... 
doi:10.1093/heapro/daab041 pmid:33928389 pmcid:PMC8135627 fatcat:i4srfeo36vbcdpemjd63pdcvbm

Strategies for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention in Rural Southern African American Communities [chapter]

Ralphenia D., Norma L., Melissa Johnso
2012 Public Health - Social and Behavioral Health  
Americans living in rural areas are disadvantaged as it relates to healthcare.  ...  African American women living in rural areas are particularly vulnerable (Cort et al., 2001) .  ... 
doi:10.5772/37911 fatcat:dmfwdkocazct3pylfjxmfdkmiy

Watching Together: Local Media and Rural Civic Engagement*

Jack Thompson
2021 Rural Sociology  
My paper draws on multiple streams of research in the rural sociology and communication literature to develop a theoretical framework where rural individuals' use of local media promotes greater civic  ...  Civic engagement involves active participation in political and nonpolitical contexts in one's community.  ...  With these streams of literature in mind, I seek to understand how patterns of local media use and levels of civic engagement among rural residents relative to those who live in urban and suburban communities  ... 
doi:10.1111/ruso.12383 fatcat:m5hmxn7brndcdo7a7d6jtfxnnq

Barriers to Accessing Psychosocial Support Services among Men with Cancer Living in Rural Australia: Perceptions of Men and Health Professionals

2011 International Journal of Men's Health  
Little research has investigated formal psychosocial support use among men with cancer living in rural areas.  ...  In a mixed methodology study, 82 men with cancer living in rural Australia were surveyed, and nine of these men, plus three health professionals, participated in semi-structured interviews.  ...  As rural areas of Australia are characterised by shortages of services and health personnel, those interviewed were asked how living in a rural area might impact on psychosocial support service use.  ... 
doi:10.3149/jmh.1002.163 fatcat:fifx2jdn5bffxlqentvixvds2i

Amish Church District Fissioning and Watershed Boundaries among Holmes County, Ohio, Amish

Scot E. Long, Richard Moore
2015 Journal of Amish and Plain Anabaptist Studies  
In findings, divisions often follow physical geography boundaries, such as ridges that outline the edge of a watershed, or rivers and streams that essentially define topography within a watershed.  ...  Further, Amish leaders divide churches with objectives based on several socioreligious factors, from the maintenance of the faith community to the goal of preserving Amish neighborhoods and rural identity  ...  Even in the nineteenth century, the French and the Swiss governments persecuted the Anabaptists, pressuring them to participate in military service.  ... 
doi:10.18061/1811/63998 fatcat:5urjl226jvcmxoyd23kjuz6gvi

Partnering with African American churches to achieve better health: lessons learned during the Black Churches United for Better Health 5 a day project

W Demark-Wahnefried, J W McClelland, B Jackson, M K Campbell, A Cowan, K Hoben, B K Rimer
2000 Journal of Cancer Education  
with 50 churches to promote dietary change.  ...  This study adds to the increasing body of research in support of the African American church as an able partner in delivering health-based interventions.  ...  Why African-Ameri- cans may not be participating in clinical trials. J Natl Med Assoc. 1996; 88:630-4. Eng E. The Save our Sisters project. A social network strategy for reaching rural black women.  ... 
doi:10.1080/08858190009528686 pmid:11019765 fatcat:htf4pa3bbrbhzo3bjqmo37mu6i

Understanding community development in Sekyere Central District, Ghana

Kingsford Gyasi Amakye
2017 Bandung: Journal of the Global South  
Community development emphasizes empowerment, equality, social justice, participation and representation.  ...  In Ghana, governments under the various regimes, the community members themselves, and NGOs have promoted the CD practice in several ways since independence in 1957.  ...  Publisher's Note Springer Nature remains neutral with regard to jurisdictional claims in published maps and institutional affiliations.  ... 
doi:10.1186/s40728-017-0042-9 fatcat:2c7ucsbewnh4pdg3ykhxnga5zi

The Role of Black Pastors in Disseminating COVID-19 Vaccination Information to Black Communities in South Carolina

DaKysha Moore, Lisa N. Mansfield, Elijah O. Onsomu, Nicole Caviness-Ashe
2022 International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health  
This study explores the communication strategies that pastors in predominantly Black churches use to increase COVID-19 vaccination rates among churchgoers and the surrounding community.  ...  As the need for COVID-19 vaccination continues, including booster vaccines, pastors can provide accurate information and community outreach to promote the health of Black communities.  ...  Acknowledgments: We would like to thank all of the pastors who participated in the study.  ... 
doi:10.3390/ijerph19158926 pmid:35897301 pmcid:PMC9332625 fatcat:cs5hjdwp2bbfvom4o2qd7mhvpm
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