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The overlooked Americans : the resilience of our rural towns and what it means for our country  Cover Image Book Book

The overlooked Americans : the resilience of our rural towns and what it means for our country

Currid-Halkett, Elizabeth 1978- (author., Author).

Summary: "In The Overlooked Americans, public policy expert Elizabeth Currid-Halkett breaks through stereotypes about rural America. She traces how small towns are doing as well as, or better than, cities by many measures. She also shows how rural and urban Americans share core values, from opposing racism and upholding environmentalism to believing in democracy. When we focus too heavily on the far-right fringe, we overlook the millions of rural Americans who are content with their lives"--

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  • ISBN: 9781541646711
  • ISBN: 154164672X
  • ISBN: 9781541646728
  • Physical Description: vii, 416 pages : illustrations, maps, charts ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Basic Books, Hachette Book Group, 2023.

Contents / Notes

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 339-399) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Introduction: Getting into the room -- We are not so different, you and me -- You'd be surprised how well we are doing -- Life chances -- Cognitive dissonance -- The meritocracy bias -- Mythos and logos and the search for truth -- Cultural capital -- The through line.
Subject: United States
Rural-urban relations
Cities and towns
National characteristics, American
HISTORY / Social History
rural sociology
Relations villes-campagnes États-Unis
Villes États-Unis
Sociologie rurale
National characteristics, American
Rural-urban relations United States
Cities and towns United States
Sociology, Rural
United States Rural conditions
Genre: Documents d'information.
Informational works.

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