Resources & Publications

Pathways Essential Reading List

Readings on Rural Wealth and Assets

NADO. (2016). Measuring Rural Wealth Creation: A Guide for Regional Development Organizations. Retrieved from Washington, D.C.:
www.nado.org/measuring-rural-wealth-creation-a-guide-for-regional-development-organizations/

Pender, J. L., Marré, A., & Reeder, R. (2012). Rural wealth creation: Concepts, strategies, and measures (ERR-131). Retrieved from Washington, DC:
ageconsearch.umn.edu/bitstream/121860/2/ERR131.pdf

NADO (2019). WealthWorks Evaluation Framework. Retrieved from Washington, DC:
www.nado.org/wealthworks-evaluation-framework/

RUPRI. (N.D.). The Comprehensive Rural Wealth Framework. Retrieved from Washington, DC:
www.rupri.org/wp-content/uploads/Rural-Wealth-Framework-Final-12.18.17.pdf

Readings on Rural Issues and Value-Added Development

Beaulieu, L. J., Kumar, I., Zhalnin, A. V., & Kim, Y. J. (N.D. ). Dimensions of Poverty: The North Central Region of the U.S. Retrieved from West Lafayette, IN:
pcrd.maps.arcgis.com/apps/MapSeries/index.html?appid=34477a8f9bfd46cd8310a5780af2dde2

Cromartie, J. (2017). Rural America at a glance. Retrieved from Washington, D.C.:
www.ers.usda.gov/webdocs/publications/85740/eib-182.pdf?v=43054

Emery, M., & Flora, C. (2006). Spiraling-Up: Mapping Community Transformation with Community Capitals Framework. Community Development, 37(1), 19-35. doi:10.1080/15575330609490152

Freedgood, J., & Fydenkevez, J. (2017). Growing Local: A Community Guide to Planning for Agriculture and Food Systems. Retrieved from Northampton, MA:
www.farmlandinfo.org/growing-local-community-guide-planning-agriculture-and-food-systems

Goldschmidt, W. (1946). Small Business and the Community: A Study in the Central Valley of California on the Effects of Scale of Farm Operations. Retrieved from Washington, D.C.:
anthrosource.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1525/aa.1949.51.1.02a00230

Ipsen, A. (2019). Addressing Issues of Power in Community Development. Retrieved from East Lansing, MI:
www.canr.msu.edu/ncrcrd/uploads/Working%20Paper%20IpsenPowerComDev.pdf

Lu, R., & Dudensing, R. (2015). What Do We Mean by Value-added Agriculture? Choices, 30(4), 1-8.
www.choicesmagazine.org/search?cx=015381214919528163032%3Ah-3e2lbhb5u&q=What+Do+We+Mean+by+Value-added+Agriculture&sa=Search

Schmit, T. M., Jablonski, B. B., Minner, J., Kay, D., & Christensen, L. (2017). Rural wealth creation of intellectual capital from urban local food system initiatives: Developing indicators to assess change. Community Development, 48(5), 639-656. doi:
doi.org/10.1080/15575330.2017.1354042

Readings on Collaborative Governance

Emerson, K., Nabatchi, T., & Balogh, S. (2012). An integrative framework for collaborative governance. Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory, 22(1), 1-29. doi:
doi.org/10.1093/jopart/mur011

Stoker, G. (1996). Governance as theory: Five propositions. International social science journal, 50(155), 17-28. doi:
doi.org/10.1111/1468-2451.00106

Readings on Local and Regional Food Systems/Value-Added Agriculture

Clark, J. K., Sharp, J. S., & Dugan, K. L. (2015). The agrifood system policy agenda and research domain. Journal of Rural Studies, 42, 112-122. doi:
doi.org/10.1016/j.jrurstud.2015.10.004

Low, S. A., Adalja, A., Beaulieu, E., Key, N., Martinez, S., Melton, A., . . . Suttles, S. (2015). Trends in US local and regional food systems: A report to Congress (Report 068). Retrieved from Washington D.C.:
ers.usda.gov/publications/pub-details/?pubid=42807

Martinez, S., Hand, M., Da Pra, M., Pollack, S., Ralston, K., Smith, T., . . . Newman, C. (2010). Local food systems; concepts, impacts, and issues (ERR 97). Retrieved from Washington D.C.:
ers.usda.gov/webdocs/publications/46393/7054_err97_1_.pdf?v=42265

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