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Negotiating a perilous empowerment [electronic resource] : Appalachian women's literacies / by Erica Abrams Locklear.

Author:
Locklear, Erica Abrams [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
Athens : Ohio University Press, ©2011.
Description:
1 online resource (256 pages) : illustrations.
Series:
  • Ohio University Press series in race, ethnicity, and gender in Appalachia. [More in this series]
  • Series in race, ethnicity, and gender in Appalachia
Summary note:
In many parts of Appalachia, family ties run deep, constituting an important part of an individual's sense of self. In some cases, when Appalachian learners seek new forms of knowledge, those family ties can be challenged by the accusation that they have gotten above their raisings, a charge that can have a lasting impact on family and community acceptance. Those who advocate literacy sometimes ignore an important fact - although empowering, newly acquired literacies can create identity conflicts for learners, especially Appalachian women. In Negotiating a Perilous Empowerment, <st.
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 240-250) and index.
Source of description:
Print version record.
Subject(s):
Form/​Genre:
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
ISBN:
  • 9780821443781 ((electronic bk.))
  • 082144378X ((electronic bk.))
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