all ebooks in category: Rural Sociology (11)

China's Urban Champions: The Politics of Spatial Development
English | July 23, 2019 | ISBN: 0691190720, 0691190739 | PDF | 360 pages | 5.7 MB

An exploration of how key provinces in China shape urban and regional development The rise of major metropolises across China since the 1990s has been …

Billionaire Wilderness: The Ultra-Wealthy and the Remaking of the American West
English | March 3rd, 2020 | ISBN: 0691176671 | 392 pages | EPUB | 16.03 MB

A revealing look at the intersection of wealth, philanthropy, and conservation Billionaire Wilderness takes you inside the exclusive world of the ultra-wealthy, showing how today's …

Waiting for José: The Minutemen's Pursuit of America
English | 2013 | ISBN: 0691152152, 0691178445 | 208 pages | PDF + EPUB | 1,5 + 2,8 MB

They live in the suburbs of Tennessee and Indiana. They fought in Vietnam and Desert Storm. They speak about an older, better America, an America …

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For-Profit Democracy : Why the Government Is Losing the Trust of Rural America
English | 2018 | ISBN: 0300215355 | 323 Pages | PDF | 21 MB

A fascinating sociological assessment of the damaging effects of the for-profit partnership between government and corporation on rural Americans Why is government distrust rampant, especially …

Places in Need: The Changing Geography of Poverty
2017 | ISBN: 0871545195 | English | 322 pages | EPUB | 2 MB

Americans think of suburbs as prosperous areas that are relatively free from poverty and unemployment. Yet, today more poor people live in the suburbs than …

Community Biodiversity Management: Promoting resilience and the conservation of plant genetic resources
English | 2013 | ISBN: 0415502195, 0415502209 | 456 pages | PDF | 2 MB

The conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity are issues that have been high on the policy agenda since the first Earth Summit in Rio in …

The Greek Way
English | October 25th, 2010 | ISBN: 039335444X, 0809436868 | 272 pages | EPUB | 2.04 MB

Edith Hamilton buoyantly captures the spirit and achievements of the Greek civilization for our modern world. In The Greek Way, Edith Hamilton captures with "Homeric …

Foxfire 9 (Foxfire)
English | November 24th, 2010 | ISBN: 0385177445, 0606362312 | 512 pages | EPUB | 35.84 MB

First published in 1972, The Foxfire Book was a surprise bestseller that brought Appalachia's philosophy of simple living to hundreds of thousands of readers. Whether …

Rural Women in the Soviet Union and Post-Soviet Russia
2010 | 240 Pages | ISBN: 0415551129 | PDF | 8 MB

This is the first full-length history of Russian peasant women in the 20th century in English. Filling a significant gap in the literature on rural …

Introduction to Community Development: Theory, Practice, and Service-Learning
English | 2011 | ISBN: 1412974623 | 372 Pages | PDF | 3.37 MB

This text provides students of community and economic development with a theoretical and practical introduction to the field. Bringing together leading scholars, it provides both …