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NCFC maintains this library of reports, books and articles relevant to frontier issues. Do you have a frontier resource to add to our library? Contact us! You can search our library or browse by topic below.

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Health Care in Frontier America: A Time for Change

National Rural Health Association, 1994. This report concludes that health care is not adequate in America’s frontier communities. Recommendations made in the document include the establishment of a national definition for frontier service areas, the development of financing mechanisms for … Continue reading

Health in Rural North America: The Geography of Health Care Services and Delivery

William M. Gesler and Thomas C. Ricketts, eds., 1992. This collection of articles includes the work of experts in public health, demography, and geography in the consideration of rural health care services and delivery. Of particular attention are children, older … Continue reading

The Strange Case of the Contemporary Frontier

Frank Popper, 1986. In this paper, published in the Yale Review, Frank Popper argues that the American Frontier continues to cover large areas of the country and to influence policies and attitudes concerning land use, natural resources, and the environment. … Continue reading

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