Economic wealth, social cohesion, and health as factors in accelerating rural development
Almy, S. W.
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The paper reports on a sociological cross-community study of rural development in South Imenti Division, Meru District, Kenya. Tests are made which indicate that cohesive (Community Development) and medical factors should be given increased prominence in both economic and social-welfare development programs; but final resolution must await further analysis. Social, economic, medical, and other aspects of the South Imenti environment are described, and community and individual statistics presented.