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Appalachian Political Economy
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Fisher, Steve. 2010. “Appalachian Political Economy”. TRAILS: Teaching Resources and Innovations Library for Sociology, April. Washington DC: American Sociological Association.


This course offers an analysis of the political economy of the Appalachian region. It seeks to demonstrate that Appalachia is not a quaint, backward, anomalous region, but a startlingly concentrated example of the pervasive problems of American life, the effects of the American economic system, and the paradoxes of American values. The course begins...

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Cultural Sociology
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College 200

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