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1st Edition

Alaska's Rural Development

Edited By

Peter G. Cornwall

ISBN 9780367168957
Published December 7, 2020 by Routledge

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Book Description

Alaska's Rural Development examines the social, economic, political, and cultural concerns surrounding the development of rural Alaska, exploring the controversy over rural development from a variety of perspectives.

Table of Contents

Introduction Part One: Development and Resources in Rural Alaska 1. The Nature of Rural Economic Development in Alaska 2. The Coincidence of Rural Development and Major Resource Development 3. The Role of Agriculture in Alaska's Rural Development 4. The Future of Mining in Alaska 5. Prospects for Trade Expansion in East Asia Part Two: Development Organizations 6. Contemporary Rural Alaska and the Role of the Village Corporations 7. Rural Alaska's Developing Economic Institutions: The Entrance of Native Corporations into International Trade 8. The Role of Regional Native Corporations in Alaska's Rural Development 9. Non-Profit Organizations in Rural Alaska Development: The Role of RurAL CAP 10. Government-Assisted Development in Rural Alaska: Borough and Regional Quasi-Governments Part Three: Changing Values in the Rural Development Process 11. The Human Resources Approach to Native Rural Development: A Special Case 12. The Native Claims Settlement Act and Self-Determination Values in Alaska's Development Process 13. Subsistence in Alaska: A Look at the Issue over Time 14. Reconsidering Rural Development Strategies 15. Alternative Perspectives on Alaska's Economic Development 16. Conclusion

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