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Title The Invisible minority, urban Appalachians / William W. Philliber & Clyde B. McCoy, editors, with Harry C. Dillingham
Published Lexington, Ky. : University Press of Kentucky, [1981]
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Description 1 online resource (206 pages)
Contents Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Tables; Maps; Acknowledgments; Introduction/Urban Appalachians: Unknown and Unnoticed; Part I: Appalachians as an Urban Ethnic Group; 1 The Question of Appalachian Ethnicity; 2 Stereotypes of Appalachian Migrants; Part II: Migration of Appalachians to Urban Areas; 3 Appalachian Migration to Midwestern Cities; 4 The Residential Distribution of Urban Appalachians; 5 Population Changes and Trends in Appalachia; 6 Implications of Changes in Appalachia for Urban Areas; Part III: Attainments of Appalachians in Urban Areas
7 Economic Costs and Returns of Appalachian Out-Migration8 Occupational Patterns of Appalachian Migrants; 9 Occupational Adjustment of Appalachians in Cleveland; 10 Accounting for the Occupational Placements of Appalachian Migrants; Conclusion The Prospects for Urban Appalachians; References; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Contributors
Summary Since 1950 more than three million people have left their homes in Appalachia in search of better jobs and a better life in the cities of the Midwest and Southeast. Today they constitute one of the largest minorities in many of those cities. Yet they have been largely overlooked as a social group and ignored as a potential political force, partly because so little has been written about them. This important book is the first to explore the Appalachian migration and its impact on the cities, on Appalachia, and on the migrants themselves, from the perspectives of sociology, economics, geography,
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Subject Rural-urban migration -- United States -- Congresses.
Appalachians (People) -- Congresses.
Appalachian Region -- Social conditions -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Philliber, William W., 1943-
McCoy, Clyde B., 1941-
Dillingham, Harry C.
ISBN 081316401X (electronic bk)
9780813164014 (electronic bk)