Encyclopedia of rural America

the land and people
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Grey House Pub. , Millerton, NY
Country life -- United States -- Encyclopedias, United States -- Rural conditions -- Encyclopedias, United States -- Geography -- Encyclop
StatementGary A. Goreham, editor.
ContributionsGoreham, Gary.
LC ClassificationsE169.12 .E53 2008
The Physical Object
Pagination2 v. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23152154M
ISBN 101592371159
ISBN 139781592371150
LC Control Number2008481283

The Encyclopedia of Rural America was well received when first published in To say that a great deal has happened since then that affects rural life and culture is one of those vast understatements that hardly require mentioning. The introduction points out some of the changes from the first : $ At the back of Volume 2 is a page bibliography of monographs written since pertaining to rural America.

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Lib., New Brunswick, : Gary A. Goreham. Encyclopedia of Rural America Gary A. Goreham Rural America is a diverse society of 62 million people with an array of cultures, ethnic groups, lifestyles, and occupations. From irrigation and marriage to games and mental health, this encyclopedia is the first to explore the contemporary landscape of rural America, placed in historical perspective.

With over articles prepared by leading experts from across the nation, this timely encyclopedia documents and explains the major themes, concepts, industries, concerns, and everyday life of the people and land who make up rural America. details about encyclopedia of rural america history vol.

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Goreham. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO,Inc., xv+ Books shelved as rural-america: Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis by J.D.

Vance, Gilead by Marilynne Robinson, American Fire: L. In this timely book written from the perspective of a technologist whose life started in rural America and wound its way to Silicon Valley, Kevin Scott, Microsoft’s chief technology officer tackles one of the most critical issues facing society today: the future of artificial intelligence and how it can be realistically used to serve the interests of everyone, not just the privileged few.

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Intermediate regions have 15 to 49 percent of their population living in a rural community. Predominantly urban regions have less than 15 percent of their population living in a rural community. Predominantly rural regions are classified as rural metro-adjacent, rural non-metro-adjacent and rural northern.

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The sociology of food and agriculture is one focus of rural sociology, and much of the field is dedicated to the economics of farm production. Other areas of study include rural migration and other demographic patterns, environmental sociology, amenity-led development, public lands policies, so-called " boomtown " development.

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Sharecropping developed, then, as a system that theoretically benefited both parties. Landowners could have access to the large labor force necessary to grow cotton, but they did not need to pay these laborers money, a major benefit in a post-war Georgia that was cash poor but land workers, in turn, were free to negotiate a place to work and had the.

Rural divide America’s cultural divide runs deep. While rural and urban Americans share some economic challenges, they frequently diverge on questions of culture and values.Nine million people in the United States live in rural poverty.

This large segment of the population has generally been overlooked even as considerable attention, and social conscience, is directed to the alleviation of urban poverty.

This timely, needed volume focuses on poor, rural people in poor, rural settings. Rural poverty is not confined to one section of the country or to one. The human history of Georgia begins well before the founding of the colony, with Native American cultures that date back to the Paleoindian Period at the end of the Ice Age, nea years ago.

The Clovis culture, identified by its unique projectile points, is the earliest documented group to have lived in present-day Georgia.