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Published by CABI Pub. in Wallingford, Oxon, UK, New York .
Written in English


  • Sociology, Rural -- United States,
  • Social change -- United States,
  • United States -- Rural conditions -- Case studies

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 179-186) and index.

Statementedited by A.E. Luloff and R.S. Krannich.
GenreCase studies.
ContributionsLuloff, A. E., Krannich, Richard S.
LC ClassificationsHN59.2 .P466 2002
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 189 p. :
Number of Pages189
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15618872M
ISBN 100851995217
ISBN 109780851995212
LC Control Number2002005742

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