Sonya Salamon is research professor in the School of Economic, Political, and Policy Sciences at the University of Texas at Dallas. She is author of Newcomers to Old Towns: Suburbanization of the Heartland.
Preface Part I Changes in the Heartland 1. Community Connections, Resources, and People 2. Dynamics of Small-Town Change Part II Newcomers, Old Towns 3. A Persistent Agrarian Town: Smallville 4. Upscale Suburbanization: Prairieview 5. Boosterism Breeds Suburbanization: Bunkerton 6. Blue-Collar Ethnic Accommodation: Corntown 7. Ethnic Succession in Process: Arbordale 8. A Shabby, Dying Town: Splitville Part III The Postagrarian Countryside 9. Whither the Rural Heartland? Appendix A The Regional Suburbanization Neighborhood Hypothesis (with Matteo B. Marini) Appendix B Community Sample Characteristics and Study Methods References Index