ERIC Number: ED338477
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991-May
Reference Count: N/A
National Rural Studies Committee. A Proceedings (4th, Reading, Pennsylvania, May 16-17, 1991).
Castle, Emery, Ed.; Baldwin, Barbara, Ed.
The theme of this conference proceedings of the National Rural Studies Committee is "rural areas in an urbanized region." The presentations cover such issues as urbanization, rural land use, public policies, farmland preservation, environmental policy, natural resources, land management, land-grant university reform, cooperative extension, poverty, and rural living. The following titles and presenters are included in the proceedings: "The Urban Invasion of the Rural Northeast (Peirce Lewis); "Rural Land Use Planning in the Northeast: Diversity Amid Ambiguity" (Mark B. Lapping); "The Rural Fringe in the New Metropolis" (Julian Wolpert and Michael N. Danielson); "Farm, Woods, and Town: The Environs of 'Walden'" (William Howarth); "Land Use Conflicts at the Rural-Urban Border: The Agglomeration Argument" (William A. Fischel); "Rural Land Management and the Welfare of Rural People" (Pierre R. Crosson); "Modernizing the Land-Grant University" (Lamartine F. Hood); "Challenges to Cooperative Extension in Urbanized Settings" (Richard E. Fowler); "Rural Areas, Urbanized Regions and the Great Challenges to Land Grant Universities" (Joseph E. Kunsman); and "Rural Poverty in the Northeast Region: Perspectives from Upstate New York" (Janet M. Fitchen). This document contains several figures, tables, and maps; some chapters provide references. (KS)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Kellogg Foundation, Battle Creek, MI.
Authoring Institution: Western Rural Development Center, Corvallis, OR.
Identifiers: Delaware; National Rural Studies Committee; New York (Upstate); Thoreau (Henry David); United States (Northeast)
Note: For the 1990 proceedings see ED 329 396.