Tag Archives: Appalachia

Socialism in “Trump Country”: A “Yallternative” View

Rather than continue to dichotomize Appalachia, scholars should take cues from the youth on TikTok #ruralwomen #Appalachia #transgender Continue reading

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New Book: Representing Rural Women

There is no one rural woman’s story, but a multiplicity of stories. Continue reading

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The Burn and the Glow: Writing the Honest Appalachia

I want to portray the Appalachian woman in all her complexity–her toughness, resilience, and intelligence–while also admitting that sometimes the Appalachian woman–like all women–makes bad choices, lives a hard life, sacrifices in ways both small and profound for her family. Continue reading

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Contextualizing Women’s Movements in the Appalachian South

Contextualizing Women’s Movements in the Appalachian South Jessica Wilkerson, University of Mississippi My research started with watching a movie. The women characters of the award-winning documentary film “Harlan County: USA” (1976) made indelible impressions on me. Mothers, daughters, and sisters … Continue reading

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Rurality, Feminism, and Appalachia: Possibilities and Prospects for Appalachian Feminism and Interorganizational Collaboration

What is Appalachian feminism? Continue reading

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