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John, DeWitt 1942-

Works: 10 works in 35 publications in 1 language and 1,010 library holdings
Genres: Abstracts  Directories 
Roles: Author
Classifications: GE180, 333.720973
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by DeWitt John
Civic environmentalism : alternatives to regulation in states and communities by DeWitt John( Book )

8 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and held by 673 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Indian workers' associations in Britain by DeWitt John( Book )

11 editions published in 1969 in English and Undetermined and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A brighter future for rural America? : strategies for communities and states by DeWitt John( Book )

6 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book outlines the competitive challenge facing rural America and discusses signs of hope for the rural economy. It reports some "secrets of success" in 16 rural farm belt counties that have gained employment while most rural areas are losing jobs. It also describes new state initiatives to help rural communities and lists operating principles to guide state efforts. Chapter 1, "Signs of Gloom, Signs of Hope," reviews signs of rural economic distress and outlines the questions addressed by this study. Chapter 2, "Predicting Patterns of Growth in the Rural Farm Belt," discusses patterns of rural economic growth, including a model explaining patterns of rural econonic change. The chapter also discusses classifications of high-growth counties. Chapter 3, "Successful Strategies for Rural Economic Growth," explains the selection of high-growth communities for study and lists eight keys to their success. Chapter 4, "State Support for Rural Economic Development," includes the following sections: (1) Building Statewide Economic Development Strategies; (2) Targeting and Customizing Economic Development Initiatives; (3) Organizing to Address the Problems of Rural and Distressed Areas; and (4) Conclusions. Chapter 5, "Crafting State Rural Strategies," includes ideas for discussion and further research. There are three appendices, including: (1) a literature review on "Determinants of Economic Growth"; (2) a "Model for Predicting Employment Change in the Rural Farm Belt"; and (3) an explanation of the field research methods used in this study. A bibliography of 102 references is included. (Tes)
States at the center of environmental politics by DeWitt John( )

3 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Civic capacity for rural development : ideas for leaders of the emerging movement by Ronald F Ferguson( Book )

2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The emerging regional governance network : a national survey of regional organizations by Patricia Sue Atkins( Book )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Economic development by DeWitt John( Book )

1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Community-based environmental protection : how federal and state agencies can encourage civic environmentalism by DeWitt John( Book )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lessons learned from California's Marine Life Management Act : final report : evaluation, lessons learned, and recommendations( )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Building strong for tomorrow : NOAA climate service by Michael P Jackson( )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"After extensive consultation, the Panel concludes that a NOAA Climate Service, properly configured and implemented, would be uniquely qualified to serve the public and private sectors as a lead federal agency for climate research and services, and to provide an ongoing accessible, authoritative clearinghouse for all federal science and services related to climate. There is ample precedent for the President to make such a 'lead agency' designation either by issuing an Executive Order or through less formal means. Of course, Congress could also ratify and make this designation permanent at some juncture through legislation"--Executive summary
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Audience level: 0.44 (from 0.35 for Civic envi ... to 1.00 for Community- ...)

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