The Southern Appalachian Region: A Survey (Paperback)

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The Southern Appalachian Region: A Survey (Paperback)

By Thomas R. Ford (Editor)

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The Southern Appalachian Region is the largest American ""problem area""-an area whose participation in the economic growth of the nation has not been sufficient to relieve the chronic poverty of its people. The existence of the problem was recognized a generation ago, but in the past decade the resistance of such areas to economic advance has acquired a more urgent significance in American thought. In 1958, a group of scholars undertook to make a new survey of the Southern Appalachian Region. Ai.
Thomas R. Ford was professor of sociology and behavioral science at the University of Kentucky.
Product Details ISBN: 9780813155807
ISBN-10: 0813155800
Publisher: University Press of Kentucky
Publication Date: July 15th, 2014
Pages: 328
Language: English