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Appalachia : social context, past and present

Author: Bruce Ergood; Bruce E Kuhre
Publisher: Dubuque, Iowa : Kendall/Hunt Pub. Co., ©1991.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bruce Ergood; Bruce E Kuhre
ISBN: 0840363958 9780840363954
OCLC Number: 23381940
Description: viii, 424 pages : illustrations, maps ; 28 cm
Contents: Why study Appalachia / People's Appalachian Research Collective --
Harry Caudill in the Cumberlands / Wendell Berry --
Regional definitions / Karl B. Raitz, Richard Ulack --
Finding ourselves : reclaiming the Appalachian past / Ronald D. Eller --
The southern highlands and the southern highlander defined / John C. Campbell --
Freedom in the mountains / Don West --
Toward a definition of Appalachia / Bruce Ergood --
The sociology of Southern Appalachia / David S. Walls, Dwight B. Billings --
Pioneer routes of travel and early settlements / John C. Campbell --
Appalachia and the idea of America : the problem of the persisting frontier / Henry D. Shapiro --
The passing of provincialism / Thomas R. Ford --
Cash is a four-letter word / Paul Salstrom --
Looking in the mirror / Jack Russell --
Appalachia's decade of change : a decade of immigration / Jerome Pickard --
Comparing Appalachia's counties with the nation's / Appalachia --
Living city, feeling country : the current status and future prospects of urban Appalachians / Phillip J. Obermiller, Michael E. Maloney --
America's Soweto : population redistribution in Appalachian Kentucky, 1940-1986 / Stephen E. White --
The search for community in Appalachia / Ron D. Eller --
Appalachia and the concept of culture : a theory of shared misunderstanding / Allen Batteau --
Appalachian values / Loyal Jones --
The image of Appalachian poverty / Walter Precourt --
Victim-blaming in Appalachia : cultural theories and the southern mountaineer / Stephen L. Fisher --
Coaltowns : the company town and Southern Appalachian history / Crandall Shifflett --
Traditional Appalachian music/early commercial country music : continuity and transition / Ivan Tribe The poverty of abundance revisited / John Gaventa --
The economy of Appalachia in the national context / Salim Kublawi --
Fatalism or the coal industry / Helen Lewis --
Alliance releases land ownership study findings : land task force ureges community response / from Mountain Life and Work --
The Kentucky way : resistance to dependency upon capitalism in an Appalachian region / Rhoda H. Halperin --
Environmental threats in Appalachia / Paul J. Nyden --
What the new frontier and great society brought together / James Branscome --
Power and powerlessness in Appalachia : a review essay / Steve Fisher --
The worst last : the programs of the Appalachian regional commission / David Whisnant --
Appalachian culture as reaction to uneven development : a world systems approach to regionalism / Roberta McKenzie --
An alternative development strategy for Appalachia's future : applications of 'another development' and 'sustainable society' themes to a region in crisis / John G. McNutt --
Family, land, and community / Janet M. Fitchen --
Gender, family structure, and poverty in Central Appalachia / Ann R. Tickamyer, Cecil Tickamyer --
Marriage and family / Janet M. Fitchen --
Educating Appalachia's poor / James Branscome --
To make a life : settlement institutions of Appalachia / Jim Stokely --
Progress is our most important product : decline in citizen participation and the professionalization of schooling in an Appalachian rural county / Tom Boyd --
Family and education in Southern Appalachia / Susan E. Keefe, Una Mae Lange Reck, Gregory G. Reck --
Grace and the heart of Appalachian mountain religion / Deborah Vansau McCauley --
Traditionalism, antimissionism, and the primitive Baptist religion : a preliminary analysis / Melanie L. Sovine --
Holiness people / Yvonne Snyder Farley.
Responsibility: edited by Bruce Ergood, Bruce E. Kuhre ; foreword by Loyal Jones.

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