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Challenges for rural America in the twenty-first century  Cover Image Book Book

Challenges for rural America in the twenty-first century

Brown, David L. (David Louis), 1945- (Added Author). Swanson, Louis E. (Added Author). Barton, Alan W. (Added Author). Rural Sociological Society. (Added Author).

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  • OCLC: ocm52165696
  • ISBN: 9780271031439
  • ISBN: 0271031433
  • ISBN: 0271022426
  • ISBN: 9780271022413
  • ISBN: 0271022418
  • ISBN: 9780271022420
  • Physical Description: ix, 513 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: University Park : Pennsylvania State University Press, ©2003.

Content descriptions

Note: "Sponsored by the Rural Sociological Society"--Page 4 of cover.
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (pages 407-472) and index.
Contents: PART I: WHO LIVES IN RURAL AMERICA TODAY? -- Unpredictable directions of rural population growth and migration / Kenneth M. Johnson -- African Americans in rural America / Rosalind P. Harris, Dreamal Worthen -- American Indians: their contemporary reality and future trajectory / Angela A. Gonzales -- Latinos in rural America / Rogelio Saenz, Cruz C. Torres -- What do rural families look like today? / Katherine MacTavish, Sonya Salamon -- Older rural families / Nina Glasgow -- Rural children and youth at risk / Daniel T. Lichter [and others] -- Rural women: new roles for the new century? / Ann R. Tickamyer, Debra A. Henderson -- Rural poverty: the persisting challenge / Leif Jensen [and others] -- PART II: A TRANSFORMED RURAL ECONOMY -- How people make a living in rural America / David A. McGranahan -- Who benefits from economic restructuring? Lessons from the past, challenges for the future / William W. Falk, Linda M. Lobao -- Commuting: a good job nearby? / Leanne M. Tigges, Glenn V. Fuguitt -- Continuities and disjunctures in the transformation of the U.S. agro-food system / Frederick H. Buttel -- Tourism and natural amenity development: real opportunities? / Richard S. Krannich, Peggy Petrzelka -- PART III: THE RURAL COMMUNITY: IS IT LOCAL? IS IT A COMMUNITY? -- Community agency and local development / A.E. Luloff, Jeffrey C. Bridger -- Social capital / Cornelia Butler Flora, Jan L. Flora -- Civil society, civic communities, and rural development / Thomas A. Lyson, Charles M. Tolbert -- The global/local interface / Alessandro Bonanno, Douglas H. Constance -- Competition, cooperation, and local governance / Mildred E. Warner -- Religion / Leland Glenna -- Promoting educational achievement: a partnership of families, schools, and communities / Lionel J. Beaulieu [and others] -- Rural health policy / Lois Wright Morton -- PART IV: PEOPLE AND THE ENVIRONMENT: TOUGH TRADEOFFS IN AN ERA WITH VANISHING BUFFERS -- Transforming rural America: the challenges of land use change in the twenty-first century / Douglas B. Jackson-Smith -- Community and resource extraction in rural America / Lynn England, Ralph B. Brown -- Fur, fins, and feathers: whose home is it anyway? / Steven E. Daniels, Joan M. Brehm -- PART V: CHANGING NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL POLICIES: NEW UNCERTAINTIES AND NEW CHALLENGES -- What role can community play in local economic development? / Gary Paul Green -- Devolution: who is responsible for rural America? / Jeffrey S. Sharp, Domenico M. Parisi -- Welfare reform in rural areas: a voyage through uncharted waters / Julie N. Zimmerman, Thomas A. Hirschl -- The impact of global economic practices on American farming / Philip McMichael -- Catalytic community development: a theory of practice for changing rural society / Kenneth E. Pigg, Ted K. Bradshaw.
References: ATS Syllabus James Thobaben CS 637
Subject: Sociology, Rural -- United States
Rural development -- United States
United States -- Rural conditions

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Asbury Theological Seminary.


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