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A Is For Appalachia

Author : Linda Hager Pack
ISBN : 1564690865
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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An alphabet book featuring words about Appalachian culture, plus additional stories and facts, a glossary, and a list of places to visit in the region.

Appalachian Heritage

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ISBN : UVA:X030297343
Genre : Appalachian Region
File Size : 80. 3 MB
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The Southern Appalachian Heritage

Author : Herma Cate
ISBN : STANFORD:36105036832280
Genre : History
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Appalachian Heritage Language And Appalachian Migration A Sociolinguistic Family Study

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ISBN : OCLC:612063534
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Appalachian heritage language and Appalachian migration: A sociolinguistic family study.

Urban Appalachian Heritage Center Lower Price Hill Cincinnati

Author : David Gosling
ISBN : OCLC:48548922
Genre : Appalachians (People)
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Appalachia Inside Out Conflict And Change

Author : Robert J. Higgs
ISBN : 0870498746
Genre : History
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An anthology of Appalachia writings.

From The Mountain From The Valley

Author : James Still
ISBN : 9780813146157
Genre : Business & Economics
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James H. Toner is professor of international relations and military ethics at the U.S. Air War College and author of Morals Under the Gun.

Appalachian Health And Well Being

Author : Robert L. Ludke
ISBN : 9780813135861
Genre : Health & Fitness
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Appalachians have been characterized as a population with numerous disparities in health and limited access to medical services and infrastructures, leading to inaccurate generalizations that inhibit their healthcare progress. Appalachians face significant challenges in obtaining effective care, and the public lacks information about both their healthcare needs and about the resources communities have developed to meet those needs. In Appalachian Health and Well-Being, editors Robert L. Ludke and Phillip J. Obermiller bring together leading researchers and practitioners to provide a much-needed compilation of data- and research-driven perspectives, broadening our understanding of strategies to decrease the health inequalities affecting both rural and urban Appalachians. The contributors propose specific recommendations for necessary research, suggest practical solutions for health policy, and present best practices models for effective health intervention. This in-depth analysis offers new insights for students, health practitioners, and policy makers, promoting a greater understanding of the factors affecting Appalachian health and effective responses to those needs.

Participatory Development In Appalachia

Author : Susan Emley Keefe
ISBN : 9781572336575
Genre : Business & Economics
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Often thought of as impoverished, backward, and victimized, the people of the southern mountains have long been prime candidates for development projects conceptualized and controlled from outside the region. This book, breaking with old stereotypes and the strategies they spawned, proposes an alternative paradigm for development projects in Appalachian communities-one that is far more inclusive and democratic than previous models. Emerging from a critical analysis of the modern development process, the participatory development approach advocated in this book assumes that local culture has value, that local communities have assets, and that local people have the capacity to envision and provide leadership for their own social change. It thus promotes better decision making in Appalachian communities through public participation and civic engagement. Filling a void in current research by detailing useful, hands-on tools and methods employed in a variety of contexts and settings, the book combines relevant case studies of successful participatory projects with practical recommendations from seasoned professionals. Editor Susan E. Keefe has included the perspectives of anthropologists, sociologists, and others who have been engaged, sometimes for decades, in Appalachian communities. These contributors offer hopeful new strategies for dealing with Appalachia's most enduring problems-strategies that will also aid activists and researchers working in other distressed or underserved communities. Susan E. Keefe is professor of anthropology at Appalachian State University. She is the editor of Appalachian Mental Health and Appalachian Cultural Competency: A Guide for Medical, Mental Health, and Social Service Professionals.

What Say D These Stones

Author : Marguerite Estep Carson
ISBN : OCLC:52925182
Genre : Appalachian Region, Southern
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