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For-Profit DemocracyWhy the Government Is Losing the Trust of Rural America

For-Profit Democracy: Why the Government Is Losing the Trust of Rural America

Loka Ashwood

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780300215359
eISBN:
9780300235142
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300215359.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Why is government distrust rampant, especially in the rural United States? This book offers a simple explanation: corporations and the government together dispossess rural people of their prosperity, ... More

Importing Poverty?Immigration and the Changing Face of Rural America

Importing Poverty?: Immigration and the Changing Face of Rural America

Philip Martin

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300139174
eISBN:
9780300156003
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300139174.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

American agriculture employs some 2.5 million workers during a typical year, most for fewer than six months. Three fourths of these farm workers are immigrants, half are unauthorized, and most will ... More

Land Reform in RussiaInstitutional Design and Behavioral Responses

Land Reform in Russia: Institutional Design and Behavioral Responses

Stephen K. Wegren

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300150971
eISBN:
9780300156409
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300150971.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This book presents an account of Russia's land reform initiatives from the late 1980s to today. In Russia, a country controlling more land than any other nation, land ownership is central to ... More

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