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Rural Communities

Legacy + Change, 5th Edition

By Cornelia Butler Flora, Jan L. Flora, Stephen P. Gasteyer


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Communities in rural America are a complex mixture of peoples and cultures, ranging from miners who have been laid off in West Virginia, to Laotian immigrants relocating in Kansas to work at a beef processing plant, to entrepreneurs drawing up plans for a world-class ski resort in California's Sierra Nevada. Rural Communities: Legacy and Cha

Table of Contents

Preface -- Introduction -- Community Capitals and the Rural Landscape -- Components of Rural Communities: The Community Capitals -- Natural Capital -- Cultural Capital -- Human Capital -- Social Capital and Community -- Political Capital -- Financial Capital -- Built Capital -- Community Capitals and Community Development in a Changing World -- The Global Economy -- Consumption in Rural America -- Governance -- Generating Community Change

About the Authors

Stephen P. Gasteyer

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / General