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ERIC Number: ED226906
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1982
Pages: 389
Abstractor: N/A
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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)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
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Language: English
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Authoring Institution: North Carolina State Univ., Raleigh. Dept. of Sociology and Anthropology.