Changing Rural Social Systems Adaptation and Survival: by Chin-Li Wang, Nan E. Johnson, Ching-Li Wang

By Chin-Li Wang, Nan E. Johnson, Ching-Li Wang

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I. Johnson, Nan E. 72DC21 96-39877 CIP Cover photo: Gateway to the Davis Plantation, Houston County, Georgia. The architect of the greathouse was Pete Davis, who was granted his freedom after supervising its construction. The mansion features three stories, unusual for rural homes in the nineteenth century. (Photo by Nan E. Johnson) Page v This book is dedicated to our colleague, Joseph Allan Beegle, who was mentor to many and friend to all during his distinguished forty-two years as a faculty member in the Department of Sociology, Michigan State University.

As a result, jobs within core industries tend to offer higher wages, steadier work, paid vacations and other fringe benefits, plus opportunities for working beyond the standard 40 hours per week. The "peripheral" industries were relegated to the other part of the privatized sector. The many firms within a single peripheral industry compete with each other in supplying the same services or goods and have low capital-to-labor investments, narrow profit margins, a smaller labor force, and a greater vulnerability to market swings (Bokemeier and Tickamyer 1985, 55; Tigges and Tootle 1990, 334).

Daoutopoulos is Professor of Agricultural Economics, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece. Joanne Bubolz Eicher is Regents' Professor of Design, Housing, and Apparel, College of Human Ecology, University of Minnesota. Rita S. Gallin is Professor of Sociology and Director of the Office of Women in International Development, Michigan State University. Damian F. Hannan is a researcher at the Economic and Social Research Institute, Dublin, Ireland. Nan E. Johnson is Professor of Sociology, Michigan State University and Research Affiliate, Population Studies Center of the University of Michigan.

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