Rural housing and rural poverty
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Rural housing and rural poverty a selected bibliography. by Nan C. Burg

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Published by Council of Planning Librarians in [Monticello, Ill .
Written in English


  • Housing, Rural -- Bibliography.,
  • Poverty -- Bibliography.,
  • Sociology, Rural -- Bibliography.

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On cover: Rural poverty & rural housing: a bibliography.

SeriesCouncil of Planning Librarians. Exchange bibliography -- no. 247., Exchange bibliography (Council of Planning Librarians) -- no. 247.
The Physical Object
Pagination23 p.
Number of Pages23
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16617038M

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These essays work hard to define rural poverty's specific metrics and markers, a critical step for building better policy and practice. Considering gender, race, and immigration, the book appreciates the overlooked structural and institutional dimensions of ongoing rural poverty and . Nearly 60 million Americans live in rural areas. The U.S. Department of Agriculture, through its Rural Development mission area, provides financial resources and support for rural communities, residents and businesses.. Affordable and Safe Housing. One of the three divisions of Rural Development, the Housing and Community Facilities Program, invests in providing safe, clean and modest living.   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. Considering gender, race, and immigration, the book appreciates the overlooked structural and institutional dimensions of ongoing rural poverty and its larger social consequences. This book covers the historical development of rural poverty research and policy, brings together the core theoretical literature, and addresses significant.