ERIC Number: ED121509
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1976-Feb-17
Reference Count: N/A
Planning Frontiers in Rural America: Papers and Proceedings of the Boone Conference (Boone, North Carolina, March 16-18, 1975). Committee Print, 94th Congress, 2d Session.
Purrington, Burton L., Ed.; Gade, Ole, Ed.
Designed to examine alternative answers to questions on rural development, the Conference on Planning Frontiers in Rural America is presented in this digest which transcribes some of the deliberations stimulated by 10 speakers of national reputation interested in contemporary rural America and its prospects for the future. Specifically, this digest presents testimony and papers relative to the following: (1) Rural Development and the Need for Planning (The North Carolina and Appalachian Experiences); (2) Altarnatives for Rural Development (An Activity in Search of Direction; Rural Transportation and Industrial Development; Rural Impact of Recreation Development; The Urban Shadow: The Rural Fringe of Expanding Urban Areas: Rural Development; International Perspectives); (3) Implementation of Rural Development Objectives (Regional Councils; The State Level; Regionalism: An Answer for the Planning of Rural Areas; Management and Technical Assistance for Rural Areas; Citizen Participation in Rural Development Decision Making); (4) Achieving a More Livable Rural Environment (Environmental Implications of Rural Development; Improving the Infrastructure of Rural Areas--A Panel Discussion; A Better Place to Live; Rural Housing Conditions; Rural Health Delivery; Planning and the Rural Way of Life; Protecting the Rural Environment); (5) A Conference Summary. (JC)
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry.