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Rural poverty in America

Author: Cynthia M Duncan
Publisher: New York : Auburn House, 1992.
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Focuses on poor people in rural settings within the USA, describing the declining opportunities available in such areas - including the social, educational and political factors that so often pose  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Rural poverty in America.
New York : Auburn House, 1992
(OCoLC)655188535
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Cynthia M Duncan
ISBN: 0865690146 9780865690141 0865690138 9780865690134
OCLC Number: 23769252
Description: xxvii, 300 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Poverty in rural America / Cynthia M. Duncan and Stephen Sweet --
Overview of the rural poor in the 1980s / Kenneth L. Deavers and Robert A. Hoppe --
The growing problem of low earnings in rural areas / Lucy Gorham --
The working poor in rural labor markets : the example of the southeastern United States / Ann R. Tickamyer --
Long-term poverty in rural areas / Terry K. Adams and Greg J. Duncan --
Race, gender, and poverty in the rural South : African American single mothers / Bonnie Thornton Dill and Bruce B. Williams --
Persistent poverty in Appalachia : scarce work and rigid stratification / Cynthia M. Duncan --
Migrant farm workers / Doris P. Slesinger and Max J. Pfeffer --
American Indians and economic poverty / C. Matthew Snipp and Gene F. Summers --
Rural poverty in the Northeast : the case of upstate New York / Janet M. Fitchen --
The new poor in midwestern farming communities / Cornelia Butler Flora --
Modernization and the rural poor : some lessons from history / Alice O'Connor --
Empowerment and rural poverty / Steve Suitts --
Policies to alleviate rural poverty / Robert Greenstein and Isaac Shapiro.
Responsibility: edited by Cynthia M. Duncan ; foreword by Susan E. Sechler.

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