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Resignation as a response to alienation in a depressed rural area: a case study of poverty and lack of opportunity in 4 counties of Eastern Oklahoma



Resignation as a response to alienation in a depressed rural area: a case study of poverty and lack of opportunity in 4 counties of Eastern Oklahoma



American Journal of Economics and Sociology 41(2): 101-110



Recently a four-county depressed area was studied in Oklahoma. Normally depressed areas record losses in population, but an Economic Development Administration-financed industrial park in one of the counties was successful in attracting industry, which also was expanding in adjoining counties in Arkansas. Almost half of the high school seniors had moved into the rural depressed area in the five years prior to the study.

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DOI: 10.2307/3486182



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