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

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Known for its dramatic good looks and necessary traditional assets, Appalachia has gone through major technological, monetary, political, and environmental adjustments in contemporary a long time. domestic to specified traditions and a wealthy cultural history, the realm is additionally laid low with poverty, inadequate healthcare and schooling, drug dependancy, and ecological devastation. This advanced and arguable quarter has been tested by way of generations of students, activists, and civil servants -- all providing 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 of and past its borders. jointly, they examine the region's transformation and learn the way it is at the moment approached as a subject of educational inquiry. Arguing that interdisciplinary and comparative place-based experiences more and more subject, the participants examine a variety of subject matters, together with race and gender, environmental transformation, university-community collaborations, cyber identities, fracking, modern activist suggestions, and study Appalachia within the context of local-to-global swap. A pathbreaking examine interpreting continuity and alter within the area via an international framework, Appalachia Revisited is vital analyzing for students and scholars in addition to for policymakers, group and charitable organizers, and people interested by group development.

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