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Population and Community in Rural America

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ISBN-10: 0275933504

ISBN-13: 9780275933500

Edition: 1989

Authors: Lorraine Garkovich

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The American experiences has been one of constant and accelerating change. Against this background, American cities have exerted a magnetic pull attracting "streams of migration" from rural to urban areas transforming a predominantly rural society into one in which 75 percent of the people live in urban areas. Population and Community in Rural America focuses on migration as the primary force for population change in rural America. Within smaller, more dispersed rural populations, any changes in the number of births or deaths, or movement in or out of the area impact community and family structures. In the last half-century, migration studies have been the single largest area of rural…    
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Book details

List price: $27.95
Copyright year: 1989
Publisher: ABC-CLIO, LLC
Publication date: 10/24/1989
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 240
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.682
Language: English

Why Do People Move? The Socioeconomic and Political
Context of Rural Population Change Migration and Population
Change During the Era of Rural Dominance (1650-1880)
Migration Streams in the Urban Era (1880-1970)
Consequences of Migration During the Urban Era
The Era of Residential Diversity (1960-?) Institutional and Scientific Forces
Influencing Rural Population Studies Research
Challenges for the Future
Bibliography Name
Subject Index