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Children of the Land : Adversity and Success in Rural America.

Author: Glen H Elder; Rand D Conger
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2014.
Series: MF-Studies on Successful Adolescent Deve.
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A century ago, most Americans had ties to the land. Now only one in fifty is engaged in farming and little more than a fourth live in rural communities. Though not new, this exodus from the land represents one of the great social movements of our age and is also symptomatic of an unparalleled transformation of our society. In Children of the Land, the authors ask whether traditional observations about farm  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Elder, Glen H.
Children of the Land.
Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2014
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Glen H Elder; Rand D Conger
ISBN: 9780226224978 022622497X
OCLC Number: 883568875
Description: 1 online resource (404 pages).
Contents: List of Illustrations; Foreword; Acknowledgments; Part 1. Rural Change and Life Chances; 1. Ties to the Land; Two Worlds of Childhood: Rural Decline and Urban Prosperity; The Iowa Project and Approach; Family Ties to the Land and Resourceful Pathways; Studying Lives in Changing Times: A Cautionary Note; 2. Families and the Generations; Family Continuity in Agriculture and Kinship; Social Ties in the Community; Values to Live By; Resourceful Families and Children; Part 2. Pathways to Competence; 3. Ties to Family and Land; Family Continuity and Change. Pathways to Success in High SchoolDevelopmental Risks and Success; Conclusion; 4. Always Work to Do; Some Developmental Meanings of Work; The Ecologies of Children's Labor; Work Paths to Competence; Productive Work Empowers; 5. Bridging Family and Community; Community Ties in a Rural Ecology; Doing Better or Worse than Expected; The Socially Embedded Family; 6. Wisdom of the Ages; Ways of Grandparenting; Grandparents in Young Lives; Significant Grandparents and Successful Development; Family Strength and Social Redundancy; 7. Church, Family, and Friends; Passing on Religion. From Church to Youth GroupReligious Ways and Competence; 8. Lessons from School; Activity Patterns through Adolescence; Getting Involved: The Influence of Family and School; Achieving Competence through Activities; Turning Points in Activities; Lessons for Life; 9. Achieving Success, Avoiding Trouble; Agrarian Culture and Youth Competence; Promoting Success and Avoiding Trouble; Questions of Resilience and Vulnerability; Putting the Story Together; Some Reflections; Part 3. Past, Present, and Future; 10. Legacies of the Land; Approaches and Some Alternatives. Pathways of Resilience for Young LivesMidwest Themes of a Rural Adolescence; Continuity and Change; Appendixes ; A. The Iowa Youth and Families Project; B. Measurements I: Indicators of Competence and Success; C. Measurements II: Other Indicators by Chapter; D. Analytic Approach: Identifying Resilient and Vulnerable Youth; E. Appendix Tables; Notes; Selected Bibliography; Index.
Series Title: MF-Studies on Successful Adolescent Deve.

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A century ago, most Americans had ties to the land. Now only one in fifty is engaged in farming and little more than a fourth live in rural communities. Though not new, this exodus from the land represents one of the great social movements of our age and is also symptomatic of an unparalleled transformation of our society. In Children of the Land, the authors ask whether traditional observations about farm families-strong intergenerational ties, productive roles for youth in work and social leadership, dedicated parents and a network of positive engagement in church, school,

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