Shrink-Smart Small Towns: Communities can still thrive as they lose population

Title

Shrink-Smart Small Towns: Communities can still thrive as they lose population

Series Title

Rural Sociology

Number

SOC 3083

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Publication Date:

11-2017

Status

Current

Description

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.

Keywords:

Community Economic Development, Sociology

Language

en

Campus Units

Sociology

Department

Sociology

Disciplines:

Rural Sociology

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