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J.D. Vance’s Hillbilly Elegy A Memoir of a Family and Culture In Crisis | Summary
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 3,760. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology / Rural, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides -- Book Notes
In this #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER from a former marine and Yale Law School graduate, this book is a powerful account of growing up in a poor Rust Belt town that offers a broader, probing look at the struggles of America’s white working class
The Limitations of Household Surveys: Methodological Considerations in the Selection of the Unit of Analysis
Price: Free! Words: 6,090. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2016 by Amakella Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Methodology, Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology / Rural
One of the most widely used methods of socioeconomic data collection employed by international development and environmental conservation organizations is household surveys. However, the household is a highly diverse entity. This book addresses the variability and complexity of households, questioning their adequacy as a unit of statistical analysis in survey research.
Enhancing the potential of family farming for poverty reduction and food security through gender-sensitive rural advisory services
Price: Free! Words: 22,530. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food, Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology / Rural
Rural advisory services (RAS) can play an important role in addressing gender inequalities. This paper is based on an examination of a broad selection of existing literature on gender-sensitive RAS. It looks at gender-differentiated barriers in access to RAS and challenges of effectively targeting women family farmers when delivering these services.
Vanishing Village: The Struggle for Community in the New West
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 41,810. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology / Rural, Essay » Sociology
Just a few miles beyond the bright lights of the Las Vegas Strip and the surrounding suburbs, a quiet village vigorously resists the insistent pull of the metropolis. The villagers believe the modern way, the urban way is not necessarily the best way. They want to make their own rules and set their own standards, insisting that one size does not fit all.
Valle Imperial: Trabajadores Agrícolas de California
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,370. Language: Spanish. Published: February 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Immigration and Emigration, Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology / Rural
Los jornaleros del Valle Imperial, California, son la imagen exacta del agro estadounidense. El trabajo es por hora o por contrato, el pago es diario y no hay ningún compromiso con las compañías. La contratación es indirecta porque es atrevéz de los mayordomos. El trabajador no tiene garantías laborales. Terminado el día, termina toda relación de trabajo.
A Simpler Life - The Clark County Amish
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,570. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology / Rural, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christianity / Amish
The Amish society and the modern world around them have learned to coexist in great numbers throughout Clark County, Wisconsin. While it is difficult to make generalizations about their lifestyle, this book illustrates what one might expect to observe when walking among their peaceful and modest settlements.
GANGS: How to Keep Your Children Away from Gangs, Drugs & Violence
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 13,880. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology / Rural, Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
This book is geared toward parents trying to keep their kids away from gangs, drugs and violence, gang members who are looking for a way out, or readers who just want to learn about gangs and how to keep kids away from gangs, drugs and violence. information about gang