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Known for its dramatic attractiveness and helpful ordinary assets, Appalachia has passed through major technological, financial, political, and environmental alterations in fresh many years. domestic to specified traditions and a wealthy cultural background, the realm can be tormented by poverty, inadequate healthcare and schooling, drug habit, and ecological devastation. This complicated and debatable area has been tested by means of generations of students, activists, and civil servants -- all supplying an array of views on Appalachia and its humans. In this cutting edge quantity, editors William Schumann and Rebecca Adkins Fletcher gather either students and nonprofit practitioners to check how Appalachia is perceived either inside of and past its borders. jointly, they examine the region's transformation and learn the way it is at present approached as a subject matter of educational inquiry. Arguing that interdisciplinary and comparative place-based reviews 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 recommendations, and research Appalachia within the context of local-to-global swap. A pathbreaking examine interpreting continuity and alter within the sector via a world framework, Appalachia Revisited is vital studying for students and scholars in addition to for policymakers, group and charitable organizers, and people serious about group 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