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Sust Ag Programs at ISU
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International and domestic development, community, and the sociology
of science and technology, particularly as related to agriculture and
participatory change. Her current research includes work on the generation
of social capital in community development, community, sustainable
agriculture and natural resource management, with particular attention to
how class, gender, and ethnicity influence and are influenced by technology
and policy. Current research on rural poverty includes action research with
persistent poverty communities responding to state and federal development
programs (EZ/EC Champion Communities) and on indicators of sustainability.
Current research on sustainable natural resource management focuses on
linking social indicators of context, process and impact to information on
the threats to environmental quality.