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Rural People and Communities in the 21st Century
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Part I. Thinking About Rural Places in Metropolitan Society 1. Rurality in Metropolitan Societies 2. Urbanization and Population Redistribution 3. Rural Politics and Governance Part II. Rural Communities, Institutions and Environments 4. Understanding Community in Rural Society 5. Community Institutions in Rural Society 6. Natural Resources and Social Change Part III. Rural Populations 7. Youth, Aging, and the Life Course 8. Racial and Ethnic Minorities in Rural Areas Part IV. Rural Economy and Socioeconomic Wellbeing 9. Making a Living in Rural Communities 10. Farms, Farmers, and Farming in Contemporary Rural Society 11. Poverty Across Rural People and Places Part V. Conclusions 12. A Transformed Rural Society: Challenges and Opportunities for the Future

About the Author

David L. Brown is Emeritus Professor of Development Sociology at Cornell University. Kai A. Schafft is Associate Professor of Education and Rural Sociology, and Director of the Penn State Center for Rural Education and Communities at The Pennsylvania State University.

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"Rural America finally has a textbook. David Brown and Kai Schafft provide an even-handed examination of rural American society that cuts through the mythology and stereotypes, documenting the processes and issues facing rural peoples and communities. This expanded new edition helps us understand not only what rural America is, but also what it means to be rural in an urbanizing and polarizing world." Jeffrey Jacquet, The Ohio State University "The 2016 U.S. presidential election made it obvious that the experience of people in rural areas matters for the political, social, and economic wellbeing of the nation. For anyone wanting to get up to speed on the nature of life in rural places, this book is a goldmine." Katherine Cramer, University of Wisconsin-Madison

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