Piney Road: Work, Education, and The Re-Making of the Southern Family

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Paper aims to use case study of several families in the Piney Road community of Georgia to highlight situational aspects of poverty, education, family, and work in the Rural South.

Families studied face common patterns in adapting to work in the industrial sector. The twelve families experience in the labor force aims to reflect one part of the historical transformation of the rural southern economy.

Aspen Institute Community Strategies Group