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Perspectives on urban America.

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Published by Anchor Press in Garden City, N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Cities and towns -- United States,
    • United States -- Social conditions

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographies.

      StatementEdited by Melvin I. Urofsky.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHT123 .U78
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 307 p.
      Number of Pages307
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5761574M
      ISBN 100385044461
      LC Control Number71186056

      This is the seventh volume of The National Perspectives on the Development of Public Relations: Other Voices series, which is the first to offer an authentic worldwide view of the history of public relations freed from a corporatist framework The series features seven books, six of which cover continental and regional groups including (Book 1) Asia and Australasia, (Book 2) Eastern Europe Brand: Palgrave Macmillan UK. The first section provides historical perspectives, the second employs social scientific approaches, and the third offers compares the African American experience to those of other ethnic groups in twentieth-century America using the lens of race and n American Urban Experience: Perspectives from the Colonial Period to the Present. Although violence and substance use are usually considered urban problems, rates of violence and substance use in rural areas are catching up to urban rates. This collection of six articles explores violence and substance use in rural America, the relationship between the two, the factors contributing to these problems, and effective preventive and intervention measures.


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