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The New rural America

  • 208 Pages
  • 1.64 MB
  • English

American Academy of Political and Social Science , Philadelphia
Agriculture -- Economic aspects -- United States., United States -- Rural conditi


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Statementspecial editor of this volume, Frank Clemente.
SeriesThe Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science ; v. 429, Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science ;, v. 429.
ContributionsClemente, Frank.
LC ClassificationsH1 .A4 vol. 429, HN59 .A4 vol. 429
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 208 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4893926M
ISBN 100877612080, 0877612099
LC Control Number76027028

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: vii, pages ; 24 cm. Contents: Preface / Frank Clemente --The place of U.S. food i eliminating world hunger / G.E. Brandow --The changing American farm / Harold F. Breimyer --The price of farm products in the future / Willard W. Cochrane --Rural-urban differences in attitudes and behavior in the.

"By bringing together political and environmental history into a fascinating book, Sarah Phillips skillfully uncovers the origins of America's commitment to conservation and the rehabilitation of rural economies.

While explaining how New Dealers put forth a new conception of a federal obligation to conservation policy that would last over Cited by: Drawing on more than a decade of research and hundreds of interviews, Robert Wuthnow brings us into America's small towns, farms, and rural communities to paint a rich portrait of the moral order--the interactions, loyalties, obligations, and identities―underpinning this critical segment of the by: 9.

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New Directions in Urban-Rural Migration: The Population Turnaround in Rural America covers a wide-ranging treatment of urban-rural migration and population growth in contemporary America. The book discusses the national and regional changes in internal migration and population distribution; the regional diversity and complexity of economic.

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About the author () KENNETH P. WILKINSON is Professor of Rural Sociology at Pennsylvania State University. He has written extensively on rural and community development, policy issues, social dysfunction in rural areas, and related topics. Nine million people in the United States live in rural poverty.

This large segment of the population has generally been overlooked even as considerable attention, and social conscience, is directed to the alleviation of urban poverty. This timely, needed volume focuses on poor, rural people in poor, rural settings.

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Rural poverty is not confined to one section of the country or to one ethnic group. The paperback edition of the book by Paul Taylor and the Pew Research Center, updated with nearly pages of new text and charts.

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Scheduled for release in Aprilthis book grew out of a New York Times article written by Walter Thompson- Hernandez. Books in the Rural America series examine the history, society, and culture of rural areas and communities in the United States. About Tightrope. New York Times Best Seller “A deft and uniquely credible exploration of rural America, and of other left-behind pockets of our country.

One of the most important books I’ve read on the state of our disunion.”—Tara Westover, author of Educated. Rural America needs a new deal, or at least a better deal, and if it’s green all the better.

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Wuthnow argues that rural America’s fury stems less from specific economic concerns than from the perception that Washington is distant from and yet threatening to the social fabric of small towns.

Rural dwellers are especially troubled by Washington’s seeming lack of empathy for such small-town norms as personal responsibility, frugality. Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Rural America.

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The volume follows in the tradition of "decennial volumes" co-edited by presidents of the Rural Sociological Society and published in the Society's Rural Cited by:   #5: Rural America is the ‘real’ America All of this builds up to what may be the most pernicious myth — that life in rural America is more authentic, more American than life anywhere else.

Wuthnow’s work resulted in a new book, In the book, you argue that the anger we’re seeing in rural America is less about economic concerns and Author: Sean Illing. The book is divided into four main sections: regions of rural America, rural lives in context, change and development, and resources for scholars and teachers.

Examining the essays on the regions of rural America, readers can discover what makes New England different from the South, and why the Midwest and Mountain West are quite different places.

Alongside a strong rural social identity, the survey shows that disagreements between rural and urban America ultimately center on fairness: Who wins and loses in the new American economy, who. About 60 million people, or one in five Americans, live in rural America.

The term “rural” means different things to different people. For many, it evokes images of farmlands and pastoral landscapes. For our purposes, we define rural based on the official Census Bureau classification. A new generation of family physicians wants a work-life balance.

But practicing in a small town is a 24/7 job, which is worsening the ongoing doctor shortage in rural America. How the Rural-Urban Divide Became America’s Political Fault Line. Such a conflict isn’t unique to the U.S., but the consequences are far-reaching here.

In a new book, “Why Cities Lose. Missing Out on Childhood in Rural America. A lack of resources, higher teen pregnancy rates and the opioid crisis combine with other factors to rob rural children of their childhoods. About "Rural America" Rural America is home to families numbering 63 million people, 16 percent of the U.S.


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Those families are spread out over 72 percent of the country’s land area. Rural Iowans have more in common with the rural residents of Washington State and New Mexico — places I’ve also lived — than with the residents of Des Moines, Seattle and Albuquerque. How Education Is Failing Rural America and potentially return with a knowledge base of new experiences, rural public schools have simply become engines of exodus, educating students for labor.

Just about every discussion of the political, economic, opportunity, and other gaps between rural and urban America starts from the premise that life outside the big cities really is doomed.“Rural America” is a deceptively simple term for a remarkably diverse collection of places.

It includes nearly 72 percent of the land area of the United States and 46 million people.