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|All Authors / Contributors:||
Joyce M Barry
|ISBN:||9780821419977 0821419978 9780821444108 0821444107|
|Description:||xii, 190 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.|
|Contents:||Living in a sacrifice zone: gender, the political economy of coal, and anti-mountaintop removal activism --
Gender and anti-mountaintop removal activism : expanding the environmental justice framework --
Remembering the past, working for the future : West Virginia women fight for sustainable communities and environmental heritage --
Saving the endangered hillbilly : Appalachian stereotypes and cultural identity in the anti-mountaintop removal movement --
Situating the particular and the universal: gender, environmental justice, and mountaintop removal in a global context.
|Series Title:||Ohio University Press series in race, ethnicity, and gender in Appalachia.|
|Responsibility:||Joyce M. Barry.|
"Barry exposes the coal industry's harsh effects on working-class women in Appalachia, revealing the symbiosis between gender oppression and environmental destruction. No passive victims, the women
- Environmental justice -- Appalachian Region.
- Women -- Political activity -- Appalachian Region.
- Mountaintop removal mining -- Social aspects -- Appalachian Region.
- Landscape protection -- Appalachian Region -- Citizen participation.
- Coal mines and mining -- Environmental aspects -- Appalachian Region.
- Community activists -- Appalachian Region.