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Beryl Radin, ed., 1996. In the 1990s, a new relationship between government and the public emerged: decreased federal control and more intergovernmental collaboration along with increased involvement of state, local, and private agencies. The authors in this edited collection contend … Continue reading
Beryl A. Radin, 1996. The State Rural Development Councils (SRDC) have achieved some success in dealing with a wide array of rural issues in addition to those related to agriculture and including human services and environmental quality. SRDC partnership efforts … Continue reading
James A. Ciarlo, et al., 1996. The article reviews various definitions of ‘rural’ and ‘frontier’. Discussion follows on the topics of rural isolation, the economic structure of rural communities, rural and frontier value systems, and poverty. Frontier rural areas, the … Continue reading
William A. Galston and Karen J. Baehler, 1995. The authors consider future development directions for rural areas. A summary of research in rural development over the past 20 years provides background for integrating development theory and practical experience in order … Continue reading
Emery N. Castle (ed.), 1995. A collection of readings on the rural scene written by experts in their fields, the book could have been subtitled “Rural America Beyond Agriculture” as it emphasizes the complexity of the rural setting. Published by … Continue reading
Patricia Salant and Anita J. Waller, 1995. Major sources of data on rural communities are cataloged in this book, a revised version of A Community Researcher’s Guide to Rural Data (1990). Data is included on population and community resources, rural … Continue reading