By William Schumann,Rebecca Adkins Fletcher,Yunina Barbour-Payne,Jessica Blackburn,Jaclyn Daugherty,Kelly Dorgan,Kathryn Duvall,Tim Ezzell,Kirk Hazen,Sadie Hutson,Kristin Kant-Byers,Jim King,Diane Loeffler,Jordan Lovejoy,Melissa Ooten,Anita Puckett,Gabriel P
Known for its dramatic attractiveness and beneficial common assets, Appalachia has gone through major technological, financial, political, and environmental alterations in fresh a long time. domestic to particular traditions and a wealthy cultural background, the world is usually suffering from poverty, inadequate healthcare and schooling, drug habit, and ecological devastation. This advanced and arguable sector has been tested via generations of students, activists, and civil servants -- all delivering an array of views on Appalachia and its humans. In this leading edge quantity, editors William Schumann and Rebecca Adkins Fletcher gather either students and nonprofit practitioners to ascertain how Appalachia is perceived either inside and past its borders. jointly, they examine the region's transformation and learn the way it is at the moment approached as an issue of educational inquiry. Arguing that interdisciplinary and comparative place-based stories more and more topic, the members examine a variety of issues, together with race and gender, environmental transformation, university-community collaborations, cyber identities, fracking, modern activist ideas, and study Appalachia within the context of local-to-global swap. A pathbreaking learn studying continuity and alter within the zone via a world framework, Appalachia Revisited is vital examining for students and scholars in addition to for policymakers, neighborhood and charitable organizers, and people considering neighborhood development.
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Appalachia Revisited: New Perspectives on Place, Tradition, and Progress (Place Matters: New Directions in Appalachian Studies) by William Schumann,Rebecca Adkins Fletcher,Yunina Barbour-Payne,Jessica Blackburn,Jaclyn Daugherty,Kelly Dorgan,Kathryn Duvall,Tim Ezzell,Kirk Hazen,Sadie Hutson,Kristin Kant-Byers,Jim King,Diane Loeffler,Jordan Lovejoy,Melissa Ooten,Anita Puckett,Gabriel P