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Land Loss Among African-American Farmers
Below are the project summary, proposal, and bibliography for a project aimed at addressing problems associated with heir property.
Books at Beaman Library
Blacks in Rural America by
Call Number: E185.8 .B56 1995
Publication Date: 1995
This topic has had relatively limited visibility in recent years due, in part, to the high degree of urbanization among blacks. However, to neglect rural blacks in the United States would constitute a tremendous disservice both to the legacy of the ongoing struggle of blacks to achieve overall economic parity and to current efforts to ameliorate the particular disadvantages faced by this segment of the American population.
Rooted in Place by
Call Number: eBook
Publication Date: 2004
Throughout the twentieth century, millions of African Americans, many from impoverished, historically black counties, left the South to pursue what they thought would be a better life in the North. But not everyone moved away during what scholars have termed the Great Migration. What has life been like for those who stayed? Why would they remain in a place that many outsiders would see as grim, depressed, economically marginal, and where racial prejudice continues to place them at a disadvantage?
Rural America in a Globalizing World by
Call Number: HN59.2 .R857 2014
Publication Date: 2014
Advanced policy scholarship on rural North America during the 2010's, closely reflecting upon the increasingly global nature of social, cultural, and economic forces and the impact of neoliberal ideology upon policy, politics, and power in rural areas. The chapters in this volume represent the expertise of an influential group of scholars in rural sociology and related social sciences. Its five sections address the changing structure of North American agriculture, natural resources and the environment, demographics, diversity, and quality of life in rural communities.
Where Mortals Dwell by
Call Number: BV895 .B37 2011
Publication Date: 2011
Place is fundamental to human existence. However, we have lost the very human sense of place in today's postmodern and globalized world. Noted Old Testament scholar and coauthor of two popular texts on the biblical narrative, provides a biblical, theological, and philosophical grounding for place in our rootless culture. He illuminates the importance of place throughout the biblical canon, in the Christian tradition, and in the contours of contemporary thought.