8 edition of Poverty in Rural America found in the catalog.
by Waveland Press
Written in English
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University of New Hampshire May New Book, Cycle of Rural Poverty and Solutions. Library: LIF-SOC Keywords: POVERTY RURAL AMERICA BOOK APPALACHIA DELTA DUNCAN NH Description: The University of New Hampshire's Cynthia M. Duncan, professor of sociology, researches rural poverty in latest book is the result of a five-year study of how the poverty cycle can be broken. This timely, needed volume focuses on the over 9 million people in the U.S. living in poverty in rural settings. Rural poverty is not confined to one section of the country or to one ethnic group. It is a national problem, and the resolution of hidden America's persistent economic plight will now depend on a better understanding of who is poor.
Nearly 1 in 4 children in rural America grow up in poverty, and many do not have access to the type of programs that helped Elisabeth and her family gain confidence in reading. This book consists of 13 essays discussing rural poverty in the United States, including historical and current conditions of rural poverty, underlying the social, economic, and political factors, and policy implications. The book is organized into three parts. Part 1 consists of four essays that provide a comprehensive description of the poverty conditions in rural America and an analysis of.
Demonstrating that poverty represents a significant but neglected feature of rural life in Britain and America, this insightful book highlights the processes through which rural poverty remains hidden from the dominant gazes of poverty researchers and policy-makers, the statistical significance and spatial unevenness of poverty in rural areas. For this research and book, “Worlds Apart: Why Poverty Persists in Rural America (Yale University Press, ) Duncan received in the American Sociological Association’s Robert E. Park Award in Forward almost 20 years and Duncan is wondering what if anything has changed.
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Cynthia Duncan's unflinching account of rural poverty, updated and still fresh, combines a journalistic punch and elegant analysis. Poverty in Rural America book The gripping stories of Appalachian feudalism, Mississippi racism, and Maine decency make this a book you can't put down."—Peter Edelman, author of So Rich, So Poor: Why It's So Hard to End Poverty in AmericaCited by: 6.
Alone, none of these theories provides an adequate explanation for persistent rural poverty. The book reveals new directions in theory that should provide a firmer foundation for antipoverty programs and policies: Gender, race, and ethnicity must be explicitly integrated into explanations of poverty; local events and processes need to be linked Price: $ 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 ethnic group. A report by Save the Children finds the U.S.
ranks 36 out of nations when it comes to child poverty. Within the U.S., nearly a quarter of children growing up in rural America. A team of anthropologists, economists, geographers, political scientists, social workers, and sociologists examine the leading explanations for why poverty persists in rural America.
Their findings discredit established theories such as the culture of poverty and suggest new explanations for rural poverty and new directions for antipoverty programsBook Edition: 1st Edition.
Duncan spoke with America’s Tomorrow about what she learned in going back to these rural places 20 years later. What does your book tell us about poverty in rural America. Like poor urban families, the rural poor are socially isolated, cut off from participating successfully in the mainstream — in school or the workplace, in civic life.
In her critically-acclaimed book, Worlds Apart: Why Poverty Persists in Rural America, published inCynthia M. Duncan explored why some families stay mired in poverty generation after. Charles Murray’s Coming Apart: The State of White America, – was published inand Robert D.
Putnam’s Our Kids: The American Dream in Crisis came out last year. From opposite. In Rural America, the Silence of Poverty is Deafening. While many young U.S. children are spending this holiday season gluing googly eyes to construction-paper snowflakes or listening to stories of sugar plum fairies and polar bear trails, far too many more children are surrounded by silence.
Cynthia Duncan's unflinching account of rural poverty, updated and still fresh, combines a journalistic punch and elegant analysis. The gripping stories of Appalachian feudalism, Mississippi racism, and Maine decency make this a book you can't put down."—Peter Edelman, author of So Rich, So Poor: Why It's So Hard to End Poverty in America.
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This case study of poverty in the contemporary United States exam 4/5. Poor rural Black child about 8 years old wearing overalls leaning against porch of rundown log cabin.
VS inside poor rural schoolhouse; student about 16 writes at desk; high-angle boy about 10 reads in book. Old man walks on dirt road across frame passes a crumbled brick building with no roof or doors. Rural Poverty in the United States provides the most comprehensive analysis in decades of living conditions among poor people in rural America.
It is a superb example of ‘actionable social science.’ Tom Rudel, Rutgers University This edited volume presents a comprehensive, multidisciplinary analysis of rural poverty in the US.
The Incidence of poverty is greatest in America’s rural areas and central cities. A pproximately 10 million persons, or percent of the rural and small town population, live in poverty.
Nearly one-quarter of people in poverty live in rural areas. Poverty rates are generally lower in suburban and exurban communities. A commission on rural poverty convened by President Lyndon Johnson in released its findings in The People Left Behind report.
They documented a rural poverty rate of 25%, almost double the urban poverty rate. Half a century after the report’s release, IRP and the Rural Policy Research Institute held a conference to reexamine rural poverty.
Poverty in rural America / Cynthia M. Duncan and Stephen Sweet --Overview of the rural poor in the s / Kenneth L. Deavers and Robert A. Hoppe --The growing problem of low earnings in rural areas / Lucy Gorham --The working poor in rural labor markets: the example of the southeastern United States / Ann R.
Tickamyer --Long-term poverty in. This month, we're lucky enough to welcome journalist and author Sarah Smarsh to the shop to discuss and sign her new memoir of growing up poor in rural America, Heartland. Heartland is Valerie's pick for book of the year; it was also just longlisted for the National Book Award for Nonfiction.
So get out the pen and circle the date on your calendar—Sarah visits us on Septem and we can. Rural concerns are often overlooked in a nation dominated by urban interests. Yet a vibrant rural America contributes to the nation’s intellectual and cultural diversity and provides most of the nation’s food, minerals, clean air, and clean water.
The demographic change in rural America has implications for poverty and family well-being. Table of Contents. Foreword by Susan E.
Sechler. Introduction: Poverty in Rural America by Cynthia M. Duncan and Stephen Sweet. The Dynamics of Poverty and Mobility in Rural America. Overview of the Rural Poor in the s by Kenneth L. Deavers and Robert A.
Hoppe. The Growing Problem of Low Earnings in Rural Areas by Lucy Gorham. The Working Poor in Rural Labor Pages: Heartland: Poverty and Belonging in Rural America A book about economic inequality tells a moving story of love and longing.
Posted This book is an excellent introduction to the issues affecting rural America and causes and outcomes of persistent poverty.
It is a book easy to read, and while a bit dated the author did update the original edition of the book (from nearly 20 years ago), discussing the changes in each community.