The Resource Broken heartland : the rise of America's rural ghetto, Osha Gray Davidson

Broken heartland : the rise of America's rural ghetto, Osha Gray Davidson

Label
Broken heartland : the rise of America's rural ghetto
Title
Broken heartland
Title remainder
the rise of America's rural ghetto
Statement of responsibility
Osha Gray Davidson
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Between 1940 and the mid 1980s, farm production expenses in America's Heartland tripled, capital purchases quadrupled, interest payments jumped tenfold, profits fell by 10 percent, the number of farmers decreased by two-thirds, and nearly every farming community lost population, businesses, and economic stability. Growth for these desperate communities has come to mean low-paying part-time jobs, expensive tax concessions, waste dumps, and industrial hog farming, all of which come with environmental and psychological price tags. In Broken Heartland, Osha Gray Davidson chronicles the dec
Action
digitized
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
307.3/366/0973
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Index
index present
LC call number
HN59.2
LC item number
.D35 1996eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Broken heartland : the rise of America's rural ghetto, Osha Gray Davidson
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 201-212) and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Decline and denial -- Roots of the farm crisis -- The rise of the rural ghetto -- Poverty and social disintegration -- The dying of the light -- The growth of hate groups -- The second wave -- What future, what hope?
Control code
ocm44960405
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Expanded ed
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 220 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781587290411
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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.b27967530
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)44960405
  • acaebk1587290413
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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