Energy Development in the Western United States: Impacts on Rural Areas
Energy development in rural parts of the western United States are opportunities for rational analysis of economic benefits and associated problems. Most available materials for energy development focus on socio-economic impact descriptions, and this book is organized to show overall dimensions of rural energy and technology development. Among these dimensions are changes in jobs, population characteristics; effects on agriculture, local business, public sector costs and community services, social values, and social processes.
Murdock, S.H., & Leistritz, F.L. (1979). Energy development in the western United States: impact on rural areas. United States: Praeger Publishers,New York, NY.