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Understanding rural societies

Author: David L Brown; Kai A Schafft
Publisher: Cambridge : Polity, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Book : English
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Provides a well-written and up-to-date overview of the core concerns and literature in rural sociology Accessible blend of theory and empirical data on key aspects of studying rural communities in  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David L Brown; Kai A Schafft
ISBN: 9780745641270 074564127X 9780745641287 0745641288
OCLC Number: 732601348
Description: 1 v.
Contents: List of Figures and Tables . Acknowledgments. I. Thinking About Rural Places in Metropolitan Society. 1. Rurality in Metropolitan Society. 2. Urbanization and Population Redistribution. II. Rural Communities, Institutions and Environments. 3. Understanding Community in Rural Society. 4. Community Institutions in Rural Society. 5. Natural Resources and Social Change. III. Rural Populations. 6. Youth, Aging and the Life Course. 7. Racial and Ethnic Minorities in Rural Areas. IV. Rural Economy and Socioeconomic Wellbeing. 8. Making a Living in Rural Communities. 9. Farms, Farmers and Farming. 10. Poverty Across Rural People and Places. V. Conclusions. 11. Rural Transformations and Rural Policies for the Future.
Responsibility: by David L. Brown, Kai A. Schafft.

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