ERIC Number: ED050852
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1970
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Change in Rural Appalachia; Implications for Action Programs.
Photiadis, John D., Ed.; Schwarzweller, Harry K., Ed.
Fifteen essays, grouped according to 4 general areas of research, are presented. Part I deals with the individual in his society; Part II examines 6 social institutions--economy, government, family, religion, education, and power structure; Part III delves into methods and objectives of change; and Part IV explores change agencies, particularly the Extension Service of the future. The focus is on immediate and long-term effects upon the individual. A bibliography and/or research notes follow each of the 15 essays. Three tables with sources of data are appended. (AL)
Descriptors: Attitudes, Change Agents, Disadvantaged, Economically Disadvantaged, Individual Needs, Rural Economics, Rural Education, Rural Environment, Social Change, Social Characteristics, Social Influences, Social Isolation
University of Pennsylvania Press, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104 ($15.00)
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