Appalachia in an International Context: Cross-National Comparisons of Developing Regions by Phillip Obermiller, William Philliber | | 9780275948351 | Hardcover | Barnes & Noble
Appalachia in an International Context: Cross-National Comparisons of Developing Regions

Appalachia in an International Context: Cross-National Comparisons of Developing Regions

by Phillip Obermiller, William Philliber
     
 

ISBN-10: 0275948358

ISBN-13: 9780275948351

Pub. Date: 10/30/1994

Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated

The study of diverse yet comparable regions uncovers structural similarities that override the defective culture theory of developing regions as well as the belief that they are unique ecological phenomena. This collected work establishes Appalachia as a case study for a coherent cross-national perspective. Written by authorities on the social and economic problems

Overview

The study of diverse yet comparable regions uncovers structural similarities that override the defective culture theory of developing regions as well as the belief that they are unique ecological phenomena. This collected work establishes Appalachia as a case study for a coherent cross-national perspective. Written by authorities on the social and economic problems of these regions, this work should assist in alleviating some of the most striking misconceptions about regional development.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780275948351
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date:
10/30/1994
Pages:
258
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.63(d)
Lexile:
1400L (what's this?)

Table of Contents

Introduction: Appalachia and the Study of Regionalism by William W. Philliber

The Future of the Welfare State: The Case of Appalachia by Richard A. Couto

Place For Sale: Repopulation and Change in an Appalachian and a Highland Scottish Community by John B. Stephenson

The Reconstruction of Wales and Appalachia: Development and Regional Identity by Graham Day

The British Coalminers' Strike, 1984-1985: Class and Regional Inequality in Post-Industrial Economies by Richard A. Couto

Local Development Activities in Newfoundland and Central Appalachia by Nelda K. Pearson

Regional Resurgence: The Case of Industrial Catalonia in Spain by Glenn A. Mitchell

Mountain Foragers in Southeast Asia and Appalachia: Cross-Cultural Perspectives on the "Mountain Man" Stereotype by Benita J. Howell

Gender Roles as Reflected in Adolescents' Expressed Values and Attitudes: An Eastern Kentucky/Kenya Comparison by Susan Abbott

From the Mountains to the Maquiladoras: A Case Study of Capital Flight and Its Impact on Workers by John Gaventa

From the Apennines to the Appalachians: Regional Development in Italy and the United States by Phillip J. Obermiller

Poor Regions, Poor Theory: Toward Improved Understanding of Regional Inequality by Peter R. Sinclair

References

Index

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