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The Resource Worlds apart : why poverty persists in rural America, Cynthia M. Duncan ; with a foreword by Robert Coles

Worlds apart : why poverty persists in rural America, Cynthia M. Duncan ; with a foreword by Robert Coles

Label
Worlds apart : why poverty persists in rural America
Title
Worlds apart
Title remainder
why poverty persists in rural America
Statement of responsibility
Cynthia M. Duncan ; with a foreword by Robert Coles
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The author "examines the nature of poverty in Blackwell in Appalachia and in the Mississippi Delta town of Dahlia" and contrasts them to New England's Gray Mountain's "rich civic culture that enables the poor to escape poverty."--Jacket
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Duncan, Cynthia M
Dewey number
305.569/0973
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
HC110.P6
LC item number
D86 1999
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Coles, Robert
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Poverty
  • Rural poor
  • Rural poor
  • United States
  • United States
Label
Worlds apart : why poverty persists in rural America, Cynthia M. Duncan ; with a foreword by Robert Coles
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 223-228) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Blackwell: rigid classes and corrupt politics in Appalachia's coal fields -- Dahlia: racial segregation and the planter control in the Mississippi Delta -- Gray Mountain: equality and civic involvement in northern New England -- Social change and social policy
Control code
40105045
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xvii, 235 pages
Isbn
9780300076288
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
98044964
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Label
Worlds apart : why poverty persists in rural America, Cynthia M. Duncan ; with a foreword by Robert Coles
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 223-228) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Blackwell: rigid classes and corrupt politics in Appalachia's coal fields -- Dahlia: racial segregation and the planter control in the Mississippi Delta -- Gray Mountain: equality and civic involvement in northern New England -- Social change and social policy
Control code
40105045
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xvii, 235 pages
Isbn
9780300076288
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
98044964
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps

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