This book outlines the spectrum of changes associated with rapid growth in rural areas, and presents specific options for managing rapid growth. It suggests a model that communities can use for impact assessment and for monitoring the effectiveness of various management strategies.
Part I: Changes Associated with Rapid Growth: Demographic, Economic, Fiscal, Sociocultural 1. The Demographic Context of Western Growth 2. Local Economic Changes Associated with Rapid Growth 3. Local Demographic Changes Associated with Rapid Growth 4. The Impacts of Rapid Growth on the Provision and Financing of Local Public Services 5. The Impacts of Rapid Growth on Local Organizations and Community Services 6. The Impacts of Rapid Growth on the Social and Personal Well-Being of Local Community Residents 7. Unique Impacts of Rapid Growth on Minority Groups: The Native American Experience Part II: Managing Rapid Growth in Rural Areas 8. Local Government Options for Managing Rapid Growth 9. Organizing for Local Control in Rapid Growth Communities 10. Impact Assessment and Rapid Growth Management