ERIC Number: ED180676
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1979-Jun
Reference Count: N/A
Rural Sociology in the South, 1979. Proceedings of 1979 Annual Meeting of the Southern Association of Agricultural Scientists, Rural Sociology Section (New Orleans, Louisiana, February 4-7, 1979).
Boykin, William C., Comp.; And Others
Sessions during the four day meeting of the Rural Sociology Section explored 14 major areas of interest. Most of the papers presented are included in this document which serves as the proceedings of the 1979 annual meeting. The first session of the meeting was devoted to methodology; four papers were presented and three of them are included in the proceedings. Sessions 2 and 3 dealt with extension sociology and six of those papers are included. The fourth session featured three papers on the sociology of incendiarism; one paper is in the proceedings. Subsequent sessions and the number of papers included in the proceedings on each topic are: Session 5 - Rural Housing, 2 papers; Session 6 - Regional Perspectives in Rural Development, 4 papers; Session 7 - Rural Institutions, 1 paper; Session 8 - Community Satisfaction, 3 papers; and Session 9 - Issues in Agricultural Higher Education, 3 papers. Remaining sessions included such subjects as: Rural and Urban Culture, 2 papers; Status Attainment, 3 papers; Occupational Prestige, 2 papers; and Community, 3 papers. Proceedings of the final session, "Potpourri", include 4 papers dealing with (1) methodological problems in rural socioeconomic research; (2) the meaning of food in an Italian community; (3) values in a rural Italian community; and (4) a pilot study of morals and disaffection among poultry processing employees. Final sections of this document include minutes of the 1979 meeting, its program, and a list of participants. (DS)
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Area Studies, Aspiration, Banking, Community, Community Attitudes, Community Satisfaction, Conference Reports, Extension Education, Higher Education, Housing, Occupational Aspiration, Research Methodology, Rural Areas, Rural Development, Rural Urban Differences, Sociology, Urban Culture
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers; Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Clemson Univ., SC. Dept. of Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology.; Alcorn State Univ., Lorman, MS.