Fighting Back in Appalachia Traditions of Resistance and Change

ISBN-10: 0877229775
ISBN-13: 9780877229773
Edition: N/A
Authors: Stephen Fisher
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Book details

List price: $30.95
Publisher: Temple University Press
Publication date: 1/21/1993
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 400
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.144
Language: English

Acknowledgments
Introduction
Building Grassroots Citizen Organizations
Stopping the Bulldozers: What Difference Did It Make?
Like a Flower Slowly Blooming: Highlander and the Nurturing of an Appalachian Movement
Racism and Organizing in Appalachia
From Fussin' to Organizing: Individual and Collective Resistance at Yellow Creek
Save Our Cumberland Mountains: Growth and Change within a Grassroots Organization
Practical Lessons in Community Organizing in Appalachia: What We've Learned at Kentuckians for the Commonwealth
The Community Farm Alliance in Kentucky: The Growth, Mistakes, and Lessons of the Farm Movement of the 1980s
New Strategies in Labor Struggles
Appalachian Women Fight Back: Organizational Approaches to Nontraditional Job Advocacy
The Memory of Miners and the Conscience of Capital: Coal Miners' Strikes as Free Spaces
Singing Across Dark Spaces: The Union/Community Takeover of Pittston's Moss 3 plant
The People's Respirator: Coalition Building and the Black Lung Association
Culture, Class, and Gender in Appalachian Resistance Movements
Sowing on the Mountain: Nurturing Cultural Roots and Creativity for Community Change
Engendering the Struggle: Women's Labor and Traditions of Resistance in Rural Southern Appalachia
Appalachian Studies, Resistance, and Postmodernism
Politics, Expressive Form, and Historical Knowledge in a Blue Ridge Resistance Movement
Conclusion: New Populist Theory and the Study of Dissent in Appalachia
Dissent in Appalachia: A Bibliography
Directory of Organizations
List of Contributors

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