ERIC Number: ED226906
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1982
Reference Count: N/A
Rural Sociology in the South: 1982. Proceedings of the Rural Sociology Section of the Southern Association of Agricultural Scientists (Orlando, Florida, February 7-10, 1982).
Wimberly, Ronald C., Comp.
A total of 33 papers are collected for dissemination to other sociologists and graduate/undergraduate students, and represent the broad thrusts southern sociology brings to bear on rural and agricultural problems. The seven sessions are entitled: The Sociology of Agriculture (three papers); The Sociology of Communities (six papers); Social Change (seven papers); Rural Crime (five papers); Demographic Changes (five papers); Education, Aspirations, and Employment (four papers); and Land and Farm Resources (three papers). The papers in the Education section include: The Effects of Two Generations of Status Attainments on Educational Aspirations for Offsprings; Completing College and the Quality of Employment--A Look at the Costs of Dropping Out; A Comparative Analysis of Job Satisfaction Among Ecologically-Oriented Occupational Groups; and Present and Future Supply and Demand of Home Economics Instructors in Higher Education. The final portion of the document contains the minutes of the 1982 business meeting, a copy of the program of the Rural Sociology Section of the 79th Annual Convention of the Southern Association of Agricultural Scientists, a directory of participants and attenders of the 1982 meeting, operations procedures for the Rural Sociology Section, and a brief history of the Rural Sociology Section prepared by C. L. Cleland. (BRR)
Descriptors: Agriculture, Area Studies, Change, Community Change, Community Influence, Crime, Delivery Systems, Demography, Ecology, Education Work Relationship, Educational Attainment, Futures (of Society), Higher Education, Home Economics Teachers, Job Satisfaction, Land Use, Parent Student Relationship, Part Time Farmers, Research Methodology, Rural Areas, Teacher Supply and Demand
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: North Carolina State Univ., Raleigh. Dept. of Sociology and Anthropology.