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Author Carr, Patrick J.

Title Hollowing out the middle : the rural brain drain and what it means for America / Patrick J. Carr, Maria J. Kefalas.

Imprint Boston, Mass. : Beacon Press, c2009.


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Description xiv, 239 p. : maps ; 23 cm.
Note "This is a fascinating study that brilliantly describes and analyzes the problems of rural towns in America that are emptying out. It will raise national awareness of a serious domestic problem that has largely escaped media, political, and scholarly attention."--William Julius Wilson.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 209-221) and index.
Contents Introduction : the heartland and the rural youth exodus -- The achievers -- The stayers -- The seekers -- The returners -- Conclusion : what can be done to save small towns?
Subject Cities and towns -- United States -- History -- 21st century.
Cities and towns -- Growth -- History -- 21st century.
Youth -- United States -- Social life and customs -- 21st century.
Added Author Kefalas, Maria.
Added Title Rural brain drain and what it means for America
ISBN 9780807042380 (alk. paper)
0807042382 (alk. paper)
9780807041710 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0807041718 (hardcover : alk. paper)
Standard No. AU@ 000043968677

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