Centre for Rural Research (CRR) is an independent research foundation located at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology in Trondheim. CRR carries out social research and development projects for the national research council, as well as public and private sectors.
The staff includes about 24 researchers with backgrounds in sociology, geography, business economics, social anthropology, political science, agronomy and fisheries.
CRR aims at being one of the leading research groups within rural sociology in Europe. We have extensive international research co-operation through participation in research networks and comparative projects in the Nordic countries and the rest of Europe.
Research on poverty and the writers at Paper Masters list two other reasons why the poor are likely to remain so in the future. First, government has failed miserably in its goal to increase the quality of education in many inner city schools. Although children of affluent families can switch to private schools, those from poorer families cannot, making them totally reliant on the education provided in public school systems . Growing technological advances have also served to segregate the poor from the middle and upper classes. The advent of fax systems, computer systems, and other such systems have changed the basic patterns of communication, leaving the those who do not know how to use them segregated in the ..