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Sysmä Community Currency: An Analysis of its Success from the Perspectives of Purposes, Stakeholders and Promotion

Money . London: Random House. [73] Lietaer, B. & Dunne, J. (2013). Rethinking Money: How New Currencies Turn Scarcity into Prosperity . San Francisco CA: Berrett-Koehler Publishers. [74] Ludvig, A., Weiss, G., Sarkki, S., Nijnik, M. & Živojinović, I. (2018). Mapping European and forest related policies supporting social innovation for rural settings. Forest Policy and Economics 97, 146–152. DOI: 10.1016/j.forpol.2018.09.015. [75] Madison, D. S. (2010). Introduction. In Madison, D. S., ed., Acts of Activism: Human Rights as Radical Performance

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Social Infrastructure Services for Promoting Local Community Wellbeing in Lithuania

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Social infrastructure is largely related to various services for community, facilities and public spaces, relationships and networks among local community members. It is therefore obvious that social infrastructure could be viewed as an important factor for creating better opportunities for integration and participation in society, fostering functional capabilities of a community, acknowledging human rights, improving judgements related to overall life satisfaction. The links between social infrastructure services and focus on local community wellbeing in Lithuanian’s social science discourse has not been substantiated sufficiently yet. Consequently, this article aims at disclosing the importance of social infrastructure services in promotion of local community wellbeing. The research question of this article is formulated as follows: how social infrastructure services contribute and could promote wellbeing of local community. The methodological background is based on both theoretical and empirical findings pertaining to the topic. The research results have suggested that the need of local community for social infrastructure services should be evaluated more carefully in the context of wellbeing. These services have been found to play significant role in reaching a certain level of wellbeing in view of the place where people live, how they feel and how to evaluate the future of their living.

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Methods for the Assessment of Rural Social Infrastructure Needs

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This article reveals the importance of different methods for assessment of social infrastructure (SI) development needs in rural areas. Rural social infrastructure is a significant element of rural territories interpreted in different ways: as social and economic system, basic services for local community, social bridge for integrating different social groups into the society, important factor for satisfaction of rural people’s needs and acknowledgement of their human rights. Besides the mentioned importance of SI to rural areas and rural community, the lack of exploration of methods for analysis of the needs for developing rural social infrastructure has been noticed in the scientific literature. The research aim is therefore to analyse the methods for assessment of needs of rural social infrastructure. The research question has been set accordingly: how different methods for need analysis could be applied to social infrastructure planning and development? The research results show that need analysis is generally linked to various methods, but for the SI planning, development and implementation specifically, there are certain methods, the application of which depends on specifics of rural areas (as territory) and features of local community.

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Preliminary case study on the environmental quality and life quality in the Romanian rural rudimentary communities

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Making a living: Grassroots development initiatives, natural resource management and institutional support in Galicia, Spain

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How to Measure Progress Towards Quality and Sustainability of Life?

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Benefits of a dance group intervention on institutionalized elder people: a Bayesian network approach

the Human Research Ethics Committee of the University of Valencia, since meets the fundamental principles established in the Declaration of Helsinki and the Council of Europe Convention on Human Rights, and the established requirements in Spanish legislation in the field of biomedical research, the protection of personal rights and bioethics are respected. The flowchart of the design and procedure followed is displayed in Figure 1 . Potential participants were selected by the psychologist and the physician of the nursing home. The inclusion and exclusion criteria

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Cloning and expression of NS3 gene of Pakistani isolate type 2 dengue virus

nonstructural protein were studied. Conflict of Interest Conflict of Interests Statement: The authors declare that there is no conflict of interests regarding the publication of this article. Financial Disclosure Statement : Financial support for this study was provided by the Centre of Excellence in Molecular Biology, Lahore, and partially by the Higher Education Commission of Pakistan. Human Rights Statement : Consent was obtained from the patients and approval for the current study was sought from the institutional ethics committee of the National Centre

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