- 純心人文研究 (ISSN:13412027)
- vol.7, pp.71-85, 2001-03-15
In recent years, community development is paid attention in rural areas. This paper deals with social work in rural areas in Yamaguchi Prefecture, how it occurred and developed. In Yamaguchi Prefecture, livelihood problems turned serious in 1920's. Social work and rural counter plan were not differentiated. But administration encouraged promoting social work in 1930's. This paper deals with the development of social work, and introduces the examples of that in rural areas. Also, this analyzes the theory of rural social work that KIMURA Takashi and HIMEI Isuke insisted. Lastly, this points out that rural social work could not solve the livelihood problems in rural areas.