ERIC Number: ED093546
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1970-Jun
Reference Count: N/A
Social Organization in Montana. Montana Economic Study-Staff Study.
Bigart, Robert J.
The four papers in this publication discusses Montana's social structure as it relates to culture, income, urbanism, and communal religious communities. "Montana Social Structure and Culture" includes rural and suburban life styles; the history of rural community organization; rural-small town communities; urban physical conditions; developments in urban social structure; and the implications for Montana's social structure. "Social Characteristics Reflected in Income Distribution Within Montana" discusses the State's six economic regions and income distribution by county. Tables give the percentage distribution of family income by region and county in 1959. In "Urbanism and Montana Cities", the State's cities are tested for differences in social structure between them and large urban centers such as Chicago or New York City. Distribution of family income for 1959 is presented in tabular form. Topics covered in "Communal Religious Communities in Montana" are the Montana Hutterites (a Mennonite group), colony life, nonrational behavior by religious communities, and the effects of these colonies on State economic growth. A 1964 listing of Hutterite colonies in Montana is given. (NQ)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Department of Housing and Urban Development, Washington, DC.; Montana State Dept. of Planning and Economic Development, Helena.
Authoring Institution: Montana Univ., Missoula. Bureau of Business and Economic Research.
Identifiers - Location: Montana