Forgotten Places: Uneven Development and the Loss of Opportunity in Rural Americaby Thomas A. Lyson
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"In spite of a quarter century of serious effort to eliminate, or at least reduce, rural poverty, pockets of intense poverty still exist. If you want to know why this is so, Forgotten Places will provide many insightful and thought provoking answers."Gene Summers, author of Technology and Social Change in Rural Areas
"A welcome, readable analysis of rural poverty in key regions across the country. A major contribution to rural sociology."John Gaventa, author of Power and Powerlessness: Quiescence and Rebellion in an Appalachian Valley
Author Biography: Thomas A. Lyson is professor of rural sociology at Cornell University and the author of Two Sides to the Sunbelt: The Growing Divergence between the Rural and Urban South.
William Falk is professor of sociology at the University of Maryland.
Lyson and Falk are coauthors of High Tech, Low Tech: Recent Industrial and Occupational Change in the South.
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