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The Future of Rural America

Kenneth E. Pigg

The Future of Rural America

Anticipating Policies for Constructive Change (Rural Studies Series of the Rural Sociological Society)

by Kenneth E. Pigg

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Published by Westview Pr (Short Disc) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Rural communities,
  • Rural development,
  • Rural Economic Development,
  • Business/Economics,
  • USA,
  • Rural renewal,
  • Agriculture,
  • 1981-1993,
  • Economic aspects,
  • Economic policy,
  • United States

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages304
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8024756M
    ISBN 100813383641
    ISBN 109780813383644

    The first course in rural sociology, “Social Conditions of American Rural Life,” was offered by Professor C. R. Henderson in the sociology department at the University of Chicago in The stories, people and programs that are making an impact in rural communities and agriculture. Partnerships Collaborating with businesses and others in the agricultural industry that passionately care about rural America. Programs Initiatives that contribute to the economic vibrancy of rural communities and agriculture.

    hosted a conference titled, “The Future of Economic Development in Rural America.” The conference followed a series of five smaller local conferences hosted by the Chicago Fed throughout Iowa over the past several years. These meetings served as the starting point for a broader effort to explore issues and opportunities. She is a member of the Council of Regional Economic Policy Advisors for The Fund for Our Economic Future and a Faculty Associate of the Regional Innovation Institute at the University of Akron. Mark Partridge is the Swank Chair of Rural-Urban Policy at The Ohio State University and a Professor in the AEDE s: 1.

    Get this from a library! The Future of rural America: anticipating policies for constructive change. [Kenneth E Pigg;]. Rural Development has supported more than 5, distance learning and telemedicine projects, improving the availability and quality of health care and education in rural America. When we say that USDA is 'Committed to the Future of Rural Communities', we mean it.


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