Children of the Land: Adversity and Success in Rural America

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A century ago, most Americans had ties to the land. Now only one in fifty is engaged in farming and little more than a fourth live in rural communities. Though not new, this exodus from the land represents one of the great social movements of our age and is also symptomatic of an unparalleled transformation of our society. In "Children of the Land," the authors ask whether traditional observations about farm families-strong intergenerational ties, productive roles for youth in work and social leadership, dedicated parents ...

Children of the Land: Adversity and Success in Rural America 2014, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226212531

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Children of the Land: Adversity and Success in Rural America 2000, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226202662

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