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Title Transforming places : lessons from Appalachia / edited by Stephen L. Fisher and Barbara Ellen Smith
Published Urbana : University of Illinois Press, [2012]
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Contents Stop the bombs: local organizing with global reach / Ralph Hutchison -- RAIL solution: taking on Halliburton on the home front / Rees Shearer -- This land is your land: local organizing and the hegemony of growth / Nina Gregg and Doug Gamble -- Identity matters: building an urban Appalachian movement in Cincinnati / Phillip J. Obermiller [and others] -- Appalachian youth re-envisioning home, re-making identities / Katie Richards-Schuster and Rebecca O'Doherty -- Resistance through community-based arts / Katie Maureen Mullinax -- Organizing Appalachian women: hope lies in the struggle / Meredith Dean with Edna Gulley and Linda McKinney -- The southern empowerment project: homegrown organizing gone too soon / Jane Rostan and Walter Davis -- Center for participatory change: cultivating grassrootssupport organizing / Craig White [and others] -- Faith-based coalitions and organized labor: new forms of collaboration in the twenty-first century? / Jill Kriesky and Daniel Swan -- Talking union in two languages: labor rights and immigrant workers in East Tennessee / Fran Ansley -- Virginia organizing: the action is at the state level / Joe Szakos and Ladelle McWhorter -- OxyContin flood in coal fields: "searching for higher ground" / Sue Ella Kobak -- Not your grandmother's agrarianism: The Community Farm Alliance's agrifood activism / Jenrose Fitzgerald, Lisa Markowitz, and Dwight B. Billings -- Mountain justice / Cassie Robinson-Pfleger [and others] -- Who knows? Who tells? Creating a knowledge commons / Anita Puckett [and others] -- North and South: struggles over coal in Colombia and Appalachia / Aviva Chomsky and Chad Montrie -- Conclusions: transformations in place / Barbara Ellen Smith and Stephen L. Fisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Community organization -- Appalachian Region.
Political participation -- Appalachian Region.
Social action -- Appalachian Region.
Appalachian Region -- Social conditions.
Form Electronic book
Author Fisher, Stephen L., 1944-
Smith, Barbara Ellen, 1951-
LC no. 2011027791
ISBN 0252093763 (electronic bk.)
9780252093760 (electronic bk.)