List of topics for proposed Encyclopedia of Rural America

ENCYCLOPEDIA OF RURAL AMERICA

  1. accidents 38. conservation, protection
  2. addiction energy 78. environ.
  3. advertising 39. conservation, regulations
  4. African Americans natural resource 79. erosion
  5. agrichemical 4O. conservation, soil 80. ethics

    industry 41. conservation, water 81. ethnicity

  6. agrichemical use on 42. consumerism 82. family

    farms 43. Cooperative 83. farm org.

  7. agricultural Extension Service 84. farm finance

    economics 44. cooperatives 85. farm

  8. agricultural 45. corn industry 86. farmers

    engineering 46. cotton industry 87. farming

  9. agricultural law 47. cowboys 88. farmsteads
  10. agricultural prices 48. crime 89. feedlots
  11. agricultural 49. crop surplus 90. fences

    programs 5O. crop types 91. films

  12. agriculture 51. crop yields 92. fire
  13. agriculture 52. cropping systems 93. fisheries

    alternative 53. cultural 94. fishers

  14. agriculture, attractions 95. folklore

    hydroponic 54. culture 96. food safety

  15. structure of 55. dairy farming 97. foreclosure

    agriculture 56. dairy industry 98. forest

    products

  16. agroindustrial 57. dairy products 99. foresters

    complex 58. decentralization lOO. forestry

    industry

  17. agronomy 59. dental care lO1. forests
  18. animal rights 6O. deserts lO2. fringe

    benefits

  19. apiculture 61. development lO3. fruit

    industry

  20. aquaculture 62. discrimination 104. future of

    rural

  21. architecture 63. disease America
  22. Army Corps of 64. domestic violence 105. futures

    Engineers 65. drought lO6. gambling

  23. art 66. dryland farming lO7. games
  24. Asian Americans 67. education, adult l08. governments
  25. banking practices curriculum
                                                        .   banking practices   
 68.  education,           lO9.  grain                                          
                                                                                
                                                     109.  elevators            
                                                                                
26.   barns                                          11O.  grain                
                                                           farming              
27.   biodiversity         69.  education,           111.  green                
                                facilities                 revolution           
28.   biotechnology                                  112.  greenhouses          
29.   camps                7O.  education, youth     113.  groundwater          
3O.   careers in           71.  elderly              114.  handicapped          
      agriculture          72.  employment           115.  Hispanics            
31.   churches             73.  energy sources       116.  history,             
32.   cemeteries           74.  entrepreneurship           agricultural         
33.   communities          75.  environmental        117.  history,             
                                monitoring                 rural                
34.   community, sense of       systems              118.  home                 
                                                           economics            
35.   community centers    76.  environmental        119.  home-based           
36.   community                 pollution-                 industries           
      celebrations              degradation          12O.  homelessness         
37.   computers            77.  environmental        121.  horticulture         

122. Household division 170. Native Americans/ 213. signs

      of labor                   American Indians    214.  social               
123.  housing              171.  natural disaster                               
                change                                                          
124.  humor                172.  natural resource    215.  social class         
125.  hydrology                   economics          216.  soil                 
126.  impact assessment    173.  natural resource    217.  specializa-          
127.  income                     industry                  tion                 
128.  infrastructure       174.  nursing homes       218.  sports               
129.  insurance            175.  nutrition           219.  sugar                
130.  intergenerational    176.  oil, petroleum            industry             
      land transfer        177.  oil, non-petroleum  220.  taxes                
131.  irrigation           178.  organic farming     221.  technology           
132.  labor force          179.  paraprofessionals   222.  technology           
133.  labor unions         180.  parks               223.  telecommuni-         
134.  land management      181.  pasture                   cations              
135.  land ownership       182.  pest management     224.  textiles             
136.  land reform          183.  plantations               industry             
137.  land stewardship     184.  policy,             225.  textile              
138.  land uses                  agricultural              clothing             
139.  land values          185.  policy, economic    226.  theater/             
140.  landscape            186.  policy,                   drama                
141.  land-grant           187.  policy, food        227.  theology             
142.  law enforcement      188.  policy, social            of the land          
143.  leadership           189.  politics            228.  tillage              
144.  lending industry     190.  population          229.  tobacco              
145.  libraries            191.  poultry industry          industry             
146.  literacy             192.  poverty             230.  town-                
147.  literature           193.  property                  country              
148.  livestock industry   194.  public services           relations            
149.  livestock production 195.  quality of life     231.  tourism              
150.  mail                 196.  racing industry     232.  trade areas          
151.  manufacturing        197.  ranching industry   233.  trade,               
152.  mapping              198.  recreation industry       interstate           
153.  marijuana            199.  recreational        234.  trade,               
154.  marketing                  activities          international              
155.  markets              200.  refugee             235.  transporta-          
156.  marriage                   resettlement              tion                 
157.  mechanization        201.  regional diversity        industry             
158.  media                202.  regional planning   236.  trees                
159.  medical care         203.  religion            237.  under-               
160.  mental health        204.  research                  employment           
161.  migrant labor        205.  restaurants         238.  urbaniza-            
162.  migration            206.  retail industry           tion                 
163.  military             207.  rice industry       239.  value                
164.  miners               208.  rural, definition         addition             
165.  mining                     of                  240.  values               
166.  minorities           209.  rural sociology     241.  vegetable            
167.  mountains            210.  saw mills                 industry             
168.  movements            211.  service industry    242.  volunteer-           
169.  music                212.  settlement patterns       ism                  

243. waste management 244. waste types 245. water 246. weather 247. wetlands 248. wheat industry 249. wilderness 250. wildlife 251. wine industry 252. women 253. wool industry 254. work 255. worker's compensation 256. youth 257. zones 258. zoning Information provider:
Unit: H-Net program at UIC History Department Email: H-Net@uicvm.uic.edu
Posted: 9 Jul 1994

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