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Publications from 2008

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Rural youth are more likely to be idle, Anastasia Snyder and Diane McLaughlin

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The state of Coos County: local perspectives on community and change, Chris R. Colocousis

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Understanding chronically poor places: Encouraging more voices and commitment to change, Cynthia M. Duncan

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Urban and rural children experience similar rates of low-income and poverty, Allison Churilla

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Working hard for the money: trends in women's employment 1970 to 2007, Kristin Smith

Publications from 2007

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Biofueling rural development: making the case for linking biofuel production to rural revitalization, Jim Kleinschmidt

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Child poverty high in rural America, William P. O'Hare and Sarah Savage

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Children's health insurance in New Hampshire: an analysis of New Hampshire Healthy Kids, Sally Ward, Sarah Savage, and Nena F. Stracuzzi

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EITC is vital for working-poor families in rural America, William P. Colnes and Elizabeth Kneebone

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Employment rates higher among rural mothers than urban mothers, Kristin Smith

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Food Stamp and school lunch programs alleviate food insecurity in rural America, Kristin Smith and Sarah Savage

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Low wages prevalent In direct care and child care workforce, Kristin Smith and Reagan A. Baughman

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New England has the highest increase in income disparity in the nation, Ross Gittell and Jason Rudokas

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New faces at the polls in the New Hampshire presidential primary, Kenneth M. Johnson

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Rural America in the 21st Century: perspectives from the field , Andrea Colnes, Curt D. Grimm, Amy Seif Hattan, and Nena F. Stracuzzi

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Rural children increasingly rely on Medicaid and state child health insurance programs for medical care, William P. O'Hare

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Rural soldiers continue to account for disproportionately high share of U.S. casualties in Iraq and Afghanistan, William P. O'Hare and Bill Bishop

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Rural workers would benefit more than urban workers from an increase in the federal minimum wage, William P. O'Hare

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The changing faces of New England: increasing spatial and racial diversity, Kenneth M. Johnson

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The changing faces of New Hampshire: recent demographic trends in the Granite State, Kenneth M. Johnson

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The state of working New Hampshire 2007, Allison Churilla

Publications from 2006

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Changing church in the south: religion and politics in Elba, Alabama, Julie Ardery

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Child poverty in rural America: new data shows increases in 41 states, William P. O'Hare and Sarah Savage

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Demographic trends in rural and small town America, Kenneth M. Johnson

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Low-Income families in New Hampshire, Allison Churilla

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Low-skill workers in rural America face permanent job loss, Amy Glasmeier and Priscilla Salant

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New immigrant settlements in rural America: problems, prospects, and policies, Leif Jensen

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Resident ownership in New Hampshire's "mobile home parks": A report on economic outcomes (revised 2010), Sally Ward, Charles A. French, and Kelly Giraud

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Rural families choose home-based child care for their preschool-aged children, Kristin Smith

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Rural voting in the 2004 election, Lawrence C. Hamilton

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Subprime and predatory lending in rural America: mortgage lending practices that can trap low-income rural people, Carla Dickstein, Lance George, Theresa Singleton, and Hannah Thomas

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Substance abuse in rural and small town America, Karen T. Van Gundy

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The state of working New Hampshire 2006, Allison Churilla

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The state of working Vermont 2006, Allison Churilla

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U.S. rural soldiers account for a disproportionately high share of casualties in Iraq and Afghanistan, William P. O'Hare and Bill Bishop

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Values and religion in rural America: attitudes toward abortion and same-sex relations, Michele Dillon and Sarah Savage

Publications from 2005

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21st Century restructuring of employment in the Northeast, Amy Glasmeier

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Rural America depends on the Food Stamp Program to make ends meet, Priscilla Salant and Kristin Smith

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Rural community development: A new paradigm?, Cynthia M. Duncan