Community development in rural America: collaborative, regional, and comprehensive
Duncan’s focus is on rural community development, which she says must be seen more broadly as economic development. Rural poverty is different in different places—Duncan notes the persistent poverty of Appalachia and parts of the South, the new poverty of depopulation on the Great Plains, and the less visible but still significant poverty in those parts of rural America that are finding new economic strength. But combating rural poverty is hindered by themes that are consistent across all three types of places: distance, lack of human capital, lack of corporate capital, lack of infrastructure (including tech and communications infrastructure), yearning for the "good old days," and the need for regional thinking and urban-rural connectivity. Duncan sees opportunity for rural America in creation and distribution of energy, provision of "ecosystem services" such as carbon sequestration and watershed protection, eco and cultural tourism, local fresh food and telecommuting.
|This book is provided by Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco in its series Monograph with number 2012cdira and published in 2012.|
|Contact details of provider:|| Postal: P.O. Box 7702, San Francisco, CA 94120-7702|
Phone: (415) 974-2000
Fax: (415) 974-3333
Web page: http://www.frbsf.org/
More information through EDIRC
|Order Information:|| Email: |
When requesting a correction, please mention this item's handle: RePEc:fip:fedfmo:2012cdira. See general information about how to correct material in RePEc.
For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: (Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco Research Library)
If you have authored this item and are not yet registered with RePEc, we encourage you to do it here. This allows to link your profile to this item. It also allows you to accept potential citations to this item that we are uncertain about.
If references are entirely missing, you can add them using this form.
If the full references list an item that is present in RePEc, but the system did not link to it, you can help with this form.
If you know of missing items citing this one, you can help us creating those links by adding the relevant references in the same way as above, for each refering item. If you are a registered author of this item, you may also want to check the "citations" tab in your profile, as there may be some citations waiting for confirmation.
Please note that corrections may take a couple of weeks to filter through the various RePEc services.