American Dreams, Rural Realities: Family Farms in Crisis / Edition 1

American Dreams, Rural Realities: Family Farms in Crisis / Edition 1

by Peggy F. Barlett
     
 

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American Dreams, Rural Realities: Family Farms in Crisis

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780807843994
Publisher:
The University of North Carolina Press
Publication date:
02/28/1993
Series:
Studies in Rural Culture
Edition description:
1
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
6.22(w) x 9.22(h) x 0.92(d)
Lexile:
1530L (what's this?)

Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction1
1The Origins of Dodge County Farm Culture in the Wiregrass Frontier22
2Postwar Agricultural Transformation and the Rise of the Family Farm49
3The Clash of Agrarian and Industrial Values and the Part-Time Farm Solution78
4Large and Medium Scale Farms: Privilege, Skill, and Survival98
5Management Styles and Consumption Standards: Dimensions of Success120
6Inside the Farm Family: Transformations in Women's Marital Roles139
7Boom, Bust, and Insolvency: The Farm Crisis and Its Impact on Farm Families168
8The Determinants of Farm Survival192
9The Aftermath of the Crisis: Structural Change, Sustainability, and the Meaning of Farm Loss212
Conclusion234
Appendix One Measures of Variables255
Appendix Two Statistical Analysis of Farm Survival261
Notes267
Bibliography283
Index297

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