ERIC Number: EJ456355
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1992
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Addictive Economies: Extractive Industries and Vulnerable Localities in a Changing World Economy.
Freudenburg, William R.
Rural Sociology, v57 n3 p305-32 Fall 1992
Examines development of rural communities and regions that depend on extractive industries (involving removal of raw materials from nature). Discusses "addictive activities" in such communities characterized by rising operation costs and declining commodities' prices. Discusses community and regional characteristics contributing to "addiction." Identifies ambiguities of development that create addictive tendencies. (TES)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses; Reports - Research
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