Chapter 14. Rediscovering Rural America

  1. Judith R. Blau
  1. Bonnie Thornton Dill and
  2. Samuel L. Myers Jr

Published Online: 15 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470693452.ch14

The Blackwell Companion to Sociology

The Blackwell Companion to Sociology

How to Cite

Dill, B. T. and Myers, S. L. (2004) Rediscovering Rural America, in The Blackwell Companion to Sociology (ed J. R. Blau), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470693452.ch14

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631213185

Online ISBN: 9780470693452

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Keywords:

  • rural America;
  • poverty;
  • economic transformations;
  • black sharecroppers;
  • native americans

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Rural Economies in the and 1990 1990s: the Effects of s: Restructuring

  • Explanations of Rural Poverty

  • Women, Children and Families

  • Rural Women: Implications for Single Parent Households

  • Well-being of Rural Children and Families

  • Health Care

  • Childcare and Education

  • Housing

  • Public Assistance

  • Rural Communities: Unraveling the Legacy

  • Conclusion: Rural Building Blocks