ERIC Number: ED074242
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1970
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Rural Worker Adjustment to Urban Life: An Assessment of the Research. Policy Papers in Human Resources and Industrial Relations 15.
This document is a compilation resulting from studies of how well the rural labor force has adjusted to the urban setting. Topics presented include: (1) Concepts, Definitions, and Magnitude, (2) The Basic Expellant: Agricultural Technological Advance, (3) Opportunities and Uncertainties in the Economic Environment for Off-Farm Migrants, (4) Attributes and Influences in Mobility, (5) Differential Mobility by Ethnic Groups and Regions, (6) Attributes and Influences in Assimilation, and (7) Future Research Relating to Rural-Urban Migration: Identifying Significant Areas of Inquiry. (Author/SN)
Descriptors: Adjustment (to Environment), Labor Force, Research, Rural Population, Rural Urban Differences, Urban Environment, Urbanization, Vocational Adjustment
Institute of Labor and Industrial Relations, P.O. Box B-1, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48106 ($2.50)
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Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Manpower Administration (DOL), Washington, DC. Office of Manpower Research.
Authoring Institution: National Manpower Policy Task Force, Washington, DC.; Michigan Univ., Ann Arbor. Inst. of Labor and Industrial Relations.