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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


Photovoice in Five Coal-Mining Communities

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/9780262034340.003.0010
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

Chapter 9 presents the story of what transpired in each of the five communities during the Photovoice project. It describes the significant events and micro-level interactions that took place during ... More


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


Closures and workplace conflict: the origins of the strike

Jim Phillips

in Collieries, Communities and the Miners' Strike in Scotland, 1984-85

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780719086328
eISBN:
9781781704691
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719086328.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This moves the analysis to the strike's origins and outbreak, with escalating workplace tension as management – led by Albert Wheeler, the Scottish Area Director of the National Coal Board – sought ... More


Creating a Micromobilization Context through Photovoice

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/9780262034340.003.0009
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

Chapter 8 provides a rational for using the feminist participatory action research method of Photovoice as a means of creating a more complete picture of “non-action in the face of injustice.” ... More


Conclusion

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/9780262034340.003.0012
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

The Conclusion reintroduces the puzzle that began the book: Why do so many people who are affected by industry-produced environmental hazards and toxics not participate in movements to bring about ... More


Cognitive Liberation and Hidden Destruction in Central Appalachia

Sean P. Bemis

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/9780262034340.003.0007
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

Chapter 6 argues that another factor inhibiting the process of consciousness transformation, or cognitive liberation, among local coalfield residents is a lack of knowledge about the extent of the ... More


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