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ERIC Number: ED402117
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996-Apr
Pages: 150
Abstractor: N/A
Rural Poverty Resource Directory. 2nd Edition.
Summers, Gene F., Comp.; And Others
This directory contains names and contact information for over 50 social scientists who are available for consultation on policy issues related to poverty in rural America. Part I is organized by topics that are relevant to rural poverty policies and legislation. Under each topic heading are the names; university affiliations; addresses; and E-mail, telephone, and fax numbers of specialists whose research focuses on the particular topic. Entries also indicate the types of services specialists provide: briefings, hearings, analysis, or phone consultations. Topics include business strategies and wages; child welfare; global restructuring; health status; housing discrimination; industrial home-working; job training programs; labor market discrimination; labor market participation; migrant farm workers; migration; NAFTA; nutrition; resource dependent communities; rural African Americans; rural crime; rural elderly; rural enterprise zones; rural families; rural Head Start; rural health care systems; rural housing; rural jobs programs; rural Latinos; rural Native Americans; rural policy; rural schools and education; small business development; spatial distribution of poverty; teen pregnancy; transportation; unemployment and underemployment; welfare participation; women, infants, and children; and the working poor. Part II provides an alphabetical listing of specialists; entries include contact information, a biographical sketch, and topic specialties. (LP)
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: Kellogg Foundation, Battle Creek, MI.
Authoring Institution: Rural Sociological Society, Bozeman, MT.