, black infants experienced higher mortality rates than white babies, as did infants in high-poverty areas of the region when compared with low-poverty areas.
Its infuriating that Trump would halt this study on the health effects of mountaintop removal coal mining, research that people in Appalachia
have been demanding for years.
will also fund as part of the acquisition an inventory of field development and enhancement projects and general working capital.
I believe the future of Appalachia
hinges on our ability to embrace the entrepreneurial spirit of the people of Appalachia
to compete and thrive in the 21st century digital economy," said Devin Stephenson, Ed.
Her travel writing later morphed naturally into songs and by 2005, Appalachia
Rising was born when their first album was recorded in a single day, titled simply Leah and Chloe.
The chances of Appalachia
taking over as the point of reference for U.
Brandon Carlson learned that people from Appalachia
often moved to other states to find work, but soon came back.
The maladies of Appalachia
have been attributed to low educational attainment, poor health care, inadequate infrastructure, extractive institutions, and resource curses (e.
The book is organized to correspond with the categories of the massive Encyclopedia of Appalachia
(University of Tennessee Press, 2006) and the selected stories and poems are aimed toward this purpose rather than toward the aesthetically strongest or best known of the authors' works.
is a geographical region with a population that has long been found to have numerous health disparities when compared with others around the nation.
This is a "sacrifice zone," a phrase Rausch highlights in his review of Mountains of Injustice: Social and Environmental Justice in Appalachia
(see Page 5a).
Drawing on principles of Catholic social thought, the 25 bishops of Appalachia
issued the 1975 pastoral "This Land is Home to Me," which celebrated the resilience and resourcefulness of the Appalachian people but lamented the injustices they so often suffer at the hands of corporate power.