University of Kentucky College of Agriculture
 

 

Publications (last 5 years)

 

Communities of

PLACE

Communities of

PRACTICE

Communities of

INTEREST

Community processes

2012 Ready Community

Training manual.

Southern Rural

Development Center in

partnership with FEMA.

(Lori Garkovich one of 6

co-authors.)

 

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·       Garkovich, Lori, Kimberly Brown, and Julie N. Zimmerman. 2009.“We’re not horsing around” Conceptualizing the Kentucky Horse Industry as an Economic Cluster.” Community Development: Journal of the Community Development Society, Vol. 39, No. 3: 93-113.

·       Garkovich, L. 2012.  Building solidarity and agency through a participatory visioning process. Chapter 7, pp. 113-134. IN: N. Walzer and G. Hamm, eds. Community Visioning Programs: Processes and Outcomes. Routledge, NY.

 

 

 

 

 

Community Organizations including nonprofit organizations, news media organizations, internationally and nationally.  

 

·       Nah, Seungahn & Saxton, Greg. (2013). Modeling the Adoption and Use of Social Media by Nonprofit Organizations. New Media & Society, 15(2), 294-313.

·       Nah, Seungahn (2010). A theoretical and analytical framework toward networked communities: A case of the electronic community information commons. Javnost – The Public, 17(1), 23-36.

·       Nah, Seungahn (2010). Media publicity and civil society: Nonprofit organizations, local newspapers, and the Internet in a Midwestern community. Mass Communication and Society, 13(1), 1-27 

 

·          St. John, Burton, Johnson, Kirsten, & Nah, Seungahn (2014, April). Patch.com: The challenge of connective community journalism in the digital sphere. Journalism Practice.

·          Baney, C.M. & Jones, K.R. (in press). Whatever it takes: A Comparison of youth enrollment trends in the 4-H livestock and non-livestock programs. Journal of Extension.

 

·       Chung, Deborah & Nah, Seungahn (2014). Negotiating Journalistic Professionalism: A case study of OhmyNews in a participatory media climate. Journalism Practice, 8(1).

·       Kropczynski, Jess* & Nah, Seungahn (2011). Virtually networked housing movement: Hyperlink network structure of housing social movement organizations. New Media and Society, 13(5), 689-703.

 

Rural/urban location

·       Zimmerman, Julie N., Sunny (Seonok) Ham and Sarah M. Frank*. 2008. “Does it or Doesn’t it? Geographic Differences and the Costs of Living.” Rural Sociology. 73(3):463-486.

·       Zimmerman, Julie N. 2008. Voices from the Past, Lessons for the Future: Learning from the History of Sociology in Government.” Equal Opportunities International (Now: Equality Diversity and Inclusion – An International Journal). 27(2):132-147.

·       Zimmerman, Julie N. 2010. Review of Sociology in America: A History edited by Craig Calhoun and Diverse Histories of American Sociology edited by Anthony J. Blasi. Rural Sociology 75(1):174-176.

·       Zimmerman, Julie N. 2011. “A Long and Winding Road: Assessing The Rural Sociologist’s Past in Order to Inform its Future.”  Rural Sociological Society (RSS).

·       Opening Windows onto Hidden Lives: Women, Country Life, and Early Rural Sociological Research. Zimmerman, Julie N. and Olaf F. Larson. Rural Sociological Society. Rural Studies Series. Penn State University Press: University Park, PA.  December, 2010.  Nominated: Distinguished Scholarly Publication Award. American Sociological Association History of Sociology Section. 2013

·       Zimmerman, Julie N. 2012. “ Of Technicalities and Actualities: When did the RSS Begin and its First President Actually Serve?.”  The Rural Sociologist. 32(3):28-29.

·       Zimmerman, Julie N. 2012. “What was happening when RSS began?” and “What Was Happening At the Fiftieth RSS Anniversary?”  The Rural Sociologist. 32(3):10-14

·       Zimmerman, Julie N. 2012. “The American Sociological Society’s Section on Rural Sociology,” “Establishing the Rural Sociological Society,” “Creating the Journal: Rural Sociology,” “Congress Strikes Again: The Era of the ‘Big Chill,’ ” “Organizing the 1st World Congress of Rural Sociology: The Beginnings of the International Rural Sociological Association.” 5 Volumes with research-based introduction and original documents.  Selected Documents in the History of the Rural Sociological Society.  July 2012.

Social inequality/poverty

·       Hirschl, Tom and Julie N. Zimmerman. 2008. “Welfare.” Pp. 1082-1085  Gary Goreham (ed.) Encyclopedia of Rural America: The Land and People Grey House Publishing: Millerton, NY.

·       Zimmerman, Julie N. 2008. Book Review: Welfare Reform in Persistent Rural Poverty: Dreams, Disenchantments, and Diversity.  By Kathleen Pickering, Mark H. Harvey, Gene F. Summers, and David Mushinski.  American Journal of Sociology. 114 (1): 245-247.

·       Setari, Anthony* and Julie N. Zimmerman. Forthcoming. “TANF and SNAP participation fluctuations during the Great Recession and implications for Family and Consumer Sciences Cooperative Extension Services.” The Forum for Family and Consumer Issues.

·       Zimmerman, Julie N. 2011. “Mediated Knowledge: Re-Examining Six Classic Community Studies From a Woman’s Point of View.”  Rural Sociology. 76(2): 141-166.

Demographic patterns

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·       Zimmerman, Julie N. Forthcoming. “The American Community Survey: Resources for the Occasional Data User.”  Journal of Extension.

 

Community engagement and empowerment

Garkovich, L. 2012.  Building solidarity and agency through a participatory visioning process. Chapter 7, pp. 113-134. IN: N. Walzer and G. Hamm, eds. Community Visioning Programs: Processes and Outcomes. Routledge, NY.

 

 

Harris, Rosalind, Marcus Bernard, Maureen Mullinax, Dreamel

Worthen, Sokoya Finch, Vernonica Womak. 2012. “Attending to

Place, Race, and Community: Trans-local Partnering between

Scholars and Activists in Central Appalachia and the Black Belt

South.” Journal of Appalachian Studies 18(1-2):206-219.

 

Leadership

 

·          Hancock, D. L., Dyk, P. & Jones, K.R. (2012). Adolescent involvement in extracurricular activities: Influences on leadership skills. Journal of Leadership Education, 11(1). Available online at: http://www.fhsu.edu/jole/index.html

 

 

Consensus building and conflict management

 

 

 

 

Research Projects underway

 

Communities of

PLACE

Communities of

PRACTICE

Communities of

INTEREST

Community processes

·       Alison Davis (PI), Rick Maurer and Lori Garkovich (co-PIs). Ready Communities Pilot and Program Evaluation. USDA/NIFA Smith Lever Special Needs Grant. $65,536, 9/12-9/13.   

 

 

 

 

Community Organizations including nonprofit organizations, news media organizations, internationally and nationally.  

 

·       Jones, K., Ashurst, K. Kurzynske, J. (co-PI’s). Strong Dads, Resilient Families: Kentucky Sustainable Communities Project. Children, Youth and Families at Risk grant (USDA/NIFA, funder); 5/2013 – 5/2017; Total amount awarded - $574,000.

 

·       Jones, K. (2013). Reading, Writing & Rewards: A Motivation for Learning. This program is in partnership with the UK Office of Community Engagement and Fayette County Public Schools. The program aims to investigate incentivized learning and the role of group mentoring among elementary school youth.

Rural/urban location

 

·       Zimmerman, Julie N. “Neuter or Nurture? Meta-Narrative and Sociology’s Roots in Public Sociology.”

·       Zimmerman, Julie N. “A Rather Spasmodic Attempt? The Rural Organization Service and the Entry of Social Science into the U.S. Department of Agriculture.”

·       Zimmerman, Julie N. Oral History Project. Rural Sociological Society. The RSS Oral History Project is  ongoing research documenting and assessing the history of Rural Sociology and the Rural Sociological Society (RSS).  2010-present.

 

Social inequality/poverty

 

·       Zimmerman, Julie N. Women in the early years of the Rural Sociological Society: Biographical and professional histories. 2013-present.

 

·       Zimmerman, Julie N. “What’s Rural Got To Do With It?  Rural Sociologists and the ASR Rebellion in the American Sociological Association.” 

·       Zimmerman, Julie N. “An Unexpected Legacy: Women, Early Rural Sociological Research, and the Limits of Linearity.”

Demographic patterns

 

 

 

Leadership

 

·       Patricia Dyk; Lissa Pohl;  collaborated with UK Healthcare nurse researchers, Carol Noriega, Janine Lindgreen and Robyn Cheung on the two-year study, titled The Effectiveness of Equine Guided Leadership Education to Develop Emotional Intelligence in Expert Nurses.

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Consensus building and conflict management

 

 

 

 

 

 

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