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Social Institutions in Appalachia
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Thompson, Deborah. 2010. “Social Institutions in Appalachia”. TRAILS: Teaching Resources and Innovations Library for Sociology, April. Washington DC: American Sociological Association.


The objective of this course is to trace the history and analyze the development of the major social institutions in Appalachia, such as the family, religion, education, politics, and the economy. Through the course readings, lectures, class discussion, filed trips, films and student papers, the following topics will be discussed: the distinct cultural...

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Cultural Sociology
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College 400

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