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Literacy in the Mountains: Community, Newspapers, and Writing in Appalachia

Samantha NeCamp

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780813178851
eISBN:
9780813178868
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813178851.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

Literacy in the Mountains examines five Appalachian newspapers published between 1885 and 1920 for evidence of literacy practices in mountain communities. The newspapers illustrate that there existed ... More


Working-class writing and publishing in the late-twentieth century: Literature, culture and community

Tom Woodin

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780719091117
eISBN:
9781526139023
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091117.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This is a unique study of working class writing and community publishing. It evaluates the largely unexamined history of the emergence and development of working class writing and publishing ... More


Sponsoring Literacy in Appalachia

Samantha NeCamp

in Literacy in the Mountains: Community, Newspapers, and Writing in Appalachia

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780813178851
eISBN:
9780813178868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813178851.003.0003
Subject:
History, Social History

Using Deborah Brandt’s theory of literacy sponsorship, this chapter examines newspaper editors’ efforts to cultivate an imagined community of readers. It illustrates the ways in which the editors ... More


Writing a Community

Samantha NeCamp

in Literacy in the Mountains: Community, Newspapers, and Writing in Appalachia

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780813178851
eISBN:
9780813178868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813178851.003.0004
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter examines community writing, the most direct evidence in the newspapers of community literacy practices. Because each paper relied on local correspondents to write in with news from ... More


Mothers as Pupils in Health Care Settings

Robert A. Levine, Sarah E. Levine, Beatrice Schnell-Anzola, Meredith L. Rowe, and Emily Dexter

in Literacy and Mothering: How Women’s Schooling Changes the Lives of the World's Children

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195309829
eISBN:
9780199932733
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195309829.003.0046
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

In this chapter the literacy-mediation hypothesis – that the acquisition of academic literacy influences health literacy and health navigation skills – is tested in the four-country data and the ... More


Introduction

Samantha NeCamp

in Literacy in the Mountains: Community, Newspapers, and Writing in Appalachia

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780813178851
eISBN:
9780813178868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813178851.003.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

The introduction details the ways in which Appalachia has come to represent heart of “Trump Country.” It argues that these representations trade on a long history of stereotypes and assumptions about ... More


Recovering Literacy: A Case for the News as Archive

Samantha NeCamp

in Literacy in the Mountains: Community, Newspapers, and Writing in Appalachia

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780813178851
eISBN:
9780813178868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813178851.003.0002
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter describes the archival project of the book and the methodology employed. It explains how the study defines literacy, how the newspapers it used were selected, and in what ways its ... More


Schooling Appalachia

Samantha NeCamp

in Literacy in the Mountains: Community, Newspapers, and Writing in Appalachia

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780813178851
eISBN:
9780813178868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813178851.003.0005
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter examines schooling in the Appalachian region. Schooling features in many of the correspondent columns as well as in pieces written by the editors. In particular, the newspapers ... More


Conclusion

Samantha NeCamp

in Literacy in the Mountains: Community, Newspapers, and Writing in Appalachia

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780813178851
eISBN:
9780813178868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813178851.003.0006
Subject:
History, Social History

The conclusion examines present-day perceptions of Appalachia to illustrate the ongoing harm caused by the persistence of stereotypes regarding Appalachians’ literacy practices. It argues that, by ... More


From Teacher to Tutor: Adapting a Historic Ministry of Education to Contemporary Realities

Arlene I. Bachanov

in Preaching with Their Lives: Dominicans on Mission in the United States after 1850

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780823289646
eISBN:
9780823297184
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823289646.003.0012
Subject:
History, History of Religion

In the late 1980s, the Adrian Dominican Sisters faced an issue common to religious communities: the aging of its membership and a lesser need overall for sisters to teach in the parochial-school ... More


A Literature of Questions: Nonfiction for the Critical Child

Joe Sutliff Sanders

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781517903008
eISBN:
9781452958842
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9781517903008.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The first book to theorize children’s nonfiction from a literary perspective, A Literature of Questions explains how the genre speaks in unique ways to its young readers, inviting them to the project ... More


Pre-industrial agriculture

I. G. Simmons

in Global Environmental History: 10,000 BC to AD 2000

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748621583
eISBN:
9780748670765
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748621583.003.0003
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

The development of agriculture after about 10,000 BC produced human-directed genetics and environments. Though fire was still used, solar energy was garnered from more concentrated sources as crops ... More


Going public

Lionel Laborie

in Enlightening Enthusiasm: Prophecy and religious experience in early eighteenth-century England

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719089886
eISBN:
9781526104007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089886.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

Chapter 4 explores the debate around enthusiasm in late Stuart England. After looking at the French Prophets’ millenarian assemblies, during which they performed Biblical allegories and miracles, it ... More


Medieval Icelandic Legal Treatises as Tools for External Scaffolding of Legal Cognition

Werner Schäfke

in Distributed Cognition in Medieval and Renaissance Culture

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474438131
eISBN:
9781474465236
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474438131.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter examines the medieval Icelandic law book Grágás as it is contained in the medieval manuscripts Staðarhólsbók (AM 334 fol.) and Konungsbók (GKS 1157 fol.), and explores in what ways the ... More


Sources of radicalism

Tom Woodin

in Working-class writing and publishing in the late-twentieth century: Literature, culture and community

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780719091117
eISBN:
9781526139023
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091117.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Working class writing and publishing workshops had their origins in the counter cultural trends of the late 1960s. By the 1970s they engaged with urban communities where there was a strong class ... More


A beginner reader is not a beginner thinker

Tom Woodin

in Working-class writing and publishing in the late-twentieth century: Literature, culture and community

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780719091117
eISBN:
9781526139023
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091117.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

The writing produced by adult literacy students emerged out of a distinct educational and cultural setting. Student writing itself represented a significant example of learning. The writing itself ... More


The Battle Begins: World War I and the End of Open Immigration from Europe

Maddalena Marinari

in Unwanted: Italian and Jewish Mobilization against Restrictive Immigration Laws, 1882-1965

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781469652931
eISBN:
9781469652955
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469652931.003.0002
Subject:
History, Political History

The first chapter examines Italian and Jewish immigrants’ efforts to oppose proposed restrictions on new immigrants from eastern and southern Europe from the passage of the 1882 Immigration Act to ... More


The Doors of America Are Worse Than Shut When They Are Half-Way Open: From the Literacy Test to the National Origins Quota System, 1920–1929

Maddalena Marinari

in Unwanted: Italian and Jewish Mobilization against Restrictive Immigration Laws, 1882-1965

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781469652931
eISBN:
9781469652955
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469652931.003.0003
Subject:
History, Political History

Chapter 2 offers an account of how Italian and Jewish immigration reform advocates, sensing the inevitability of further restriction, pragmatically decided to work with legislators in the early 1920s ... More


Writing, Violence, and the Military: Images of Literacy in Eighteenth Dynasty Egypt (1550-1295 BCE)

Niv Allon

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780198841623
eISBN:
9780191889769
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198841623.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The books examines Eighteenth Dynasty images of reading and writing with the aim of understanding how members of the elite conceptualized literacy, and how, in turn, they identified themselves with ... More


George Eliot’s Anachronistic Literacies

Mary L. Mullen

in Novel Institutions: Anachronism, Irish Novels and Nineteenth-Century Realism

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474453240
eISBN:
9781474477116
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474453240.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter focuses on narrative metalepsis in the novels of George Eliot, the most central figure in studies of Victorian realism and often the standard through which Irish novelists are deemed not ... More


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