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From mountain to metropolis : Appalachian migrants in American cities

Author: Kathryn M Borman; Phillip J Obermiller
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Bergin & Garvey, 1994.
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Focuses on Appalachians as a case study of internal migration in developed countries. This volume is the fourth in a series of studies of Appalachian society in relation to mainstream America. It  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
From mountain to metropolis.
Westport, Conn. : Bergin & Garvey, 1994
(OCoLC)607745186
Online version:
From mountain to metropolis.
Westport, Conn. : Bergin & Garvey, 1994
(OCoLC)623621528
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Kathryn M Borman; Phillip J Obermiller
ISBN: 0897893670 9780897893671
OCLC Number: 28633533
Description: xxi, 226 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Living city, feeling country : the current status and future prospects of urban Appalachians ; Looking for Appalachians in Pittsburgh : seeking deliverance, finding the deer hunter / Phillip J. Obermiller and Michael E. Maloney --
The sense of place and cultural identity among urban Appalachians : a study in postdeath migration / Phillip J. Obermiller and Ray Rappold --
Appalachian women : between two cultures / H. Virginia McCoy, Diana Gullett Trevino, and Clyde B. McCoy --
Urban Appalachian health concerns / Phillip J. Obermiller and Robert W. Oldendick --
Health education strategies for urban Blacks and Appalachians / Phillip J. Obermiller and Walter S. Handy, Jr. --
The health status of children living in urban Appalachian neighborhoods / M. Kathryn Brown and Phillip J. Obermiller --
Concerning contamination : attitudes on environmental issues among urban minority groups / Phillip J. Obermiller and Andrew Smith. A case for naturalistic assessment and intervention in an urban Appalachian community / David Barnett [and others] --
Urban Appalachians and professional intervention : a model for educators and social service providers / Lonnie R. Helton, Edwin C. Barnes, and Kathryn M. Borman --
Echoes from the hill : urban Appalachian youths and educational reform / Elizabeth M. Penn, Kathryn M. Borman, and Fred Hoeweler --
Readin', writin', and Route 23 : a road to economic but not educational success / Johanna S. DeStefano --
Social change and urban Appalachian children : youth at risk / Kathryn M. Borman and Delores Stegelin --
Appalachians in cities : issues and challenges for research / Rhoda H. Halperin.
Responsibility: edited by Kathryn M. Borman and Phillip J. Obermiller.

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.,."important reading for those who are interested in rural to urban migration, the legacy of poverty, discrimination, and lack of access to social services."-Now & Then

 
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