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Against All Odds free pdf The authors model orients this community in the vortex of contemporary forces, pointing up, for example, the need for face-to-face interaction among residents versus the larger societys demand for electronic communication. With increasing conflicts between the culture of rural communities and that of the outside world occurring, small towns all over the United States are losing their businesses, their doctors, and their sense of community. Yet the town described in this study is thriving. Against All Odds identifies pride, determination, and a sense of belonging that must be nurturedand the local organization that binds all of these factors togetherin order to keep a small town alive in the face of powerful disruptive forces. Not since Vidich and Bensmans landmark Small Town in Mass Society has such a thoughful examination of a contemporary rural community been available.

About John C. Allen

John C. Allen is assistant professor of rural sociology at the University of Nebraska. Don A. Dillman is professor of sociology, a rural sociologist, and director of the Social and Economic Sciences Research Center at Washington State University. John C. Allen is assistant professor of rural sociology at the University of Nebraska. Don A. Dillman is professor of sociology, a rural sociologist, and director of the Social and Economic Sciences Research Center at Washington State University.

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Author : John C. Allen
Publisher : HarperCollins
Data Published : 11 August 1994
ISBN : 0813388422
EAN : 9780813388427
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 264 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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