Getting the Word Out

by Doug Ramsey 04/02/2014 While the Journal of Rural Policy Studies conceived by ICRPS founders did not come to fruition, myself with others (including ICRPS members not mentioned in John Bryden’s history of ICRPS) did found the Journal of Rural and Community Development (JRCD) in 2005. Given my recent post about technology I thought it Read More …

ICRPS 2012: Some Reflections on Quebec ‘Rural’ Policy

by John Bryden and Karen Refsgaard, 30/06/2012 We have much enjoyed our 8 days with Faculty and Students at the 2012 Summer Institute organised by our colleagues at Concordia University and UQAR (University of Quebec at Rimousky). We have some reflections on Quebec Rural Policy to offer as a result of the discussions and inputs Read More …

ICRPS participation – positive career impact

The University of Missouri-Columbia has recently finished a survey report on the ICRPS Summer Institutes from 2004 to 2011, and the impact participation as a student or faculty has had on their careers. María Figueroa-Armijos, Summer Institute participant in 2008 and 2009, Thomas G. Johnson and Judith I. Stallmann present the results for Exploring Rurality Read More …