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Contextualizing the Case: Central Appalachia1

Shannon Elizabeth Bell

in Fighting King Coal: The Challenges to Micromobilization in Central Appalachia

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780262034340
eISBN:
9780262333597
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034340.003.0002
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

Chapter 1 begins with a description of the historical roots of exploitation in Central Appalachia, revealing how the economic, political, and social structures of the region have long been influenced ... More


Identity and Participation in the Environmental Justice Movement1

Yvonne A. Braun

in Fighting King Coal: The Challenges to Micromobilization in Central Appalachia

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780262034340
eISBN:
9780262333597
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034340.003.0005
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

Chapter 4 examines the second micro-level factor influencing social movement participation: identity. Of the small proportion of local citizens who are involved in the coalfield environmental justice ... More


Summary of Part I

Shannon Elizabeth Bell

in Fighting King Coal: The Challenges to Micromobilization in Central Appalachia

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780262034340
eISBN:
9780262333597
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034340.003.0008
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

Chapter 7 provides a transition between Part I and Part II of the book, beginning with a summary of the four factors described in Part I that were found to inhibit local residents’ participation in ... More


Coal, Conflict, and Community: From Wales to West Virginia

John C. Inscoe

in Movie-Made Appalachia: History, Hollywood, and the Highland South

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781469660141
eISBN:
9781469660165
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469660141.003.0007
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This final chapter juxtaposes film portrayals of coal mining communities on both sides of the Atlantic and the generational impulses to escape them or not. No aspect of Appalachia’s social and ... More


Cognitive Liberation, Cultural Manipulation, and Friends of Coal1

Richard York

in Fighting King Coal: The Challenges to Micromobilization in Central Appalachia

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780262034340
eISBN:
9780262333597
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034340.003.0006
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

Chapter 5 examines the coal industry’s ideology-construction efforts in Central Appalachia and the ways in which this cultural manipulation impedes the process of consciousness transformation (or ... More


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