Minor in Entrepreneurship & Innovation - Rural Community Economic Development (H) RURS 3000   Rural Community Economic Development (H)
This course examines the evolution of key paradigms, theories and principles in the field of rural community development studies, and explores the economic and social contexts in which rural community development has emerged. It also examines the community development process and the organizations, processes and strategies associated with rural community organization and development. A key aspect of the course will be an exploration of the defining characteristics of rural communities (e.g. co-operatives), as well as their diversity in current and historical social and economic contexts.
FORMAT: Lecture
PREREQUISITES: At least third-year standing