Shrink-Smart Small Towns: Communities can still thrive as they lose population
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Shrink-Smart Small Towns are those that have thriving quality of life despite depopulation since 1994.
This publication discusses how smartly shrinking towns differ from other declining places; and outlines recommendations for communities to maintain quality of life as their populations decline.
Community Economic Development, Sociology
Peters, David, "Shrink-Smart Small Towns: Communities can still thrive as they lose population" (2017). Extension and Outreach Publications. 298.
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