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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
David W. Sears and J. Norman Reid, eds., 1995. The reexamination of rural policy is the main theme of this book. Thirteen chapters address a variety of policy issues including local economic development strategies, helping the unemployed start business, the … Continue reading
Economic Research Service, 1995. The report follows research conducted by the Rural Economy Division of the Economic Research Service on changes in rural America. Employment, population, and rural well-being are highlighted along with discussion of major county types: farming, manufacturing, … Continue reading
Paul F. Lasley, et al, eds., 1995. The book is based on surveys taken of 7000 farm men and women in 12 midwestern states hit hardest by the economic crisis of the 1980s. Boulder, CO: Westview Press. Beyond the Amber … Continue reading
Dayton Duncan, 1994. Fifteen western states, generally considered as comprising the ‘frontier’, are examined in this analysis. Historical coverage is followed by discussions with the current residents of the low population density West. New York: Viking Penguin. Miles from Nowhere: … Continue reading