ERIC Number: ED402117
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996-Apr
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)
Descriptors: Child Welfare, Consultants, Human Resources, Labor Market, Poverty, Profiles, Public Policy, Researchers, Rural Areas, Rural Development, Rural Economics, Rural Education, Rural Population, Rural Sociology, Social Problems, Social Science Research, Social Scientists, Specialists, Working Poor
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Kellogg Foundation, Battle Creek, MI.
Authoring Institution: Rural Sociological Society, Bozeman, MT.