Keeping small cities beautiful: Measuring quality of community life in nonmetropolitan cities
AuthorsEdward J. Blakely
Authors AffiliationsEdward J. Blakely is Associate Professor, Department of Applied Behavioral Sciences, University of California, Davis Assistant Director, Community Development, Cooperative Extension; Gala Rinaldi is Research Assistant, Department of Applied Behavioral Sciences, Davis; Howard Schutz is Professor of Consumer Sciences, Davis; Martin Zone is Staff Research Associate, Department of Applied Behavioral Sciences, Davis.
Hilgardia 31(2):4-6. DOI:10.3733/ca.v031n02p4. February 1977.
A two-year study jointly conducted by U.C. Davis and Yuba City revealed that location, size, and rural atmosphere are the major factors attracting more and more people from urban areas to small cities.
To retain these qualities, planning and growth control are needed.
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