Rural Families and Work

Context and Problems

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ISBN: 978-1-4614-0381-4 (Print) 978-1-4614-0382-1 (Online)

Table of contents (12 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages 1-1

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    Pages 1-15

    Rural Families and Work Overview

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    Pages 17-35

    Theories for Studying Rural Families and Work

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    Pages 37-54

    Rural Does Matter: Understanding the Rural Context

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    Pages 55-76

    Making Rural Employment Work

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    Pages 77-98

    Physical Health, Food Security, and Economic Well-Being: The Rural Perspective

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    Pages 99-116

    Invisible Barriers to Employment: Mental and Behavioral Health Problems

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    Pages 117-136

    The Challenge of Child Care for Rural Low-Income Mothers

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    Pages 137-156

    Resources as the Key to Rural Employment

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    Pages 157-183

    “I Don’t Know How We Would Make It”—Social Support in Rural Low-Income Families

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    Pages 185-205

    The Earned Income Tax Credit: An Incentive to Rural Employment

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    Pages 207-215

    Applications for the RFS Findings: Programs and Future Research

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    Pages 217-230

    Policy Issues and Applications: Rural Concerns

  14. Back Matter

    Pages 227-227