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197 Appendix Selected Bibliography on Rural Issues and Rural Literacies Below is a selected bibliography categorized by background readings on rural life and experience, rural literacies and education, and memoirs and essays on rural life and experience. It is thorough but by no means exhaustive. An additional bibliography of rural books can be found at . Background Readings on Rural Life and Experience Baker, Richard. Los Dos Mundos: Rural Mexican Americans, Another America. Logan: Utah State UP, 1995. Batteau, Allen. The Invention of Appalachia. Tucson: U of Arizona P, 1990. Comer, Krista. Landscapes of the New West: Gender and Geography in Contemporary Women’s Writing. Chapel Hill: U of North Carolina P, 1999. Commission on Country Life. Report of the Commission on Country Life. New York: Sturgis and Walton, 1911. Davidson, Osha Gray. Broken Heartland: The Rise of America’s Rural Ghetto. Iowa City: U of Iowa P, 1996. Fink, Deborah. Agrarian Women: Wives and Mothers in Rural Nebraska, 1880–1940. Chapel Hill: U of North Carolina P, 1992. ———. Cutting into the Meatpacking Line: Workers and Change in the Rural Midwest. Chapel Hill: U of North Carolina P, 1998. ———. Open Country, Iowa: Rural Women, Tradition, and Change. Albany: State U of New York P, 1986. Jackson, Wes, and William Vitek, eds. Rooted in the Land: Essays on Community and Place. New Haven, CT: Yale UP, 1996. Popper, Deborah, and Frank Popper. “The Buffalo Commons: Metaphor as Method .” Geographical Review 89.4 (1999): 491–510. ———. “The Great Plains: From Dust to Dust.” Planning 53.12 (1987): 12–18. Sayer, Karen. Women of the Fields: Representations of Rural Women in the Nineteenth Century. New York: Manchester UP, 1995. Schlosser, Eric. Fast Food Nation: The Dark Side of the All-American Meal. New York: Perennial, 2002. Appendix 198 Shapiro, Henry. Appalachia on Our Mind: The Southern Mountains and Mountaineers in the American Consciousness, 1870–1920. Chapel Hill: U of North Carolina P, 1978. Whisnant, David. All That Is Native and Fine: The Politics of Culture in an American Region. Chapel Hill: U of North Carolina P, 1983. Williamson, J. W. Hillbillyland: What the Movies Did to the Mountains and What the Mountains Did to the Movies. Chapel Hill: U of North Carolina P, 1995. W. K. Kellogg Foundation. “Perceptions of Rural America.” 1 Nov. 2001. Downloaded PDF file. 31 July 2003 . ———. “Perceptions of Rural America: Congressional Perspectives.” 1 May 2002. Downloaded PDF file. 31 July 2003 . Rural Literacies Benally, Elaine R., Jack T. Cole, and Manuela Quezada-Aragon. Issues in American Indian Education, Mexican American Education, Migrant Education, Outdoor Education, Rural Education, and Small Schools. Las Cruces, NM.: ERIC Clearinghouse on Rural Education and Small Schools, 1987. Brandt, Deborah. Literacy in American Lives. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 2001. Chlebowska, Krystyna. Literacy for Rural Women in the Third World. Lanham, MD: Bernan, 1990. Edmondson, Jacqueline. Prairie Town: Redefining Rural Life in the Age of Globalization . Lanham, MD: Rowman, 2003. Fishman, Andrea. Amish Literacy: What and How It Means. Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann, 1988. Hautecoeur, Jean-Paul. Alpha 94: Literacy and Cultural Development Strategies in Rural Areas. Toronto: Culture Concepts, 1994. Heath, Shirley Brice. Ways with Words: Language, Life, and Work in Communities and Classrooms. New York: Cambridge UP, 1983. Horsman, Jennifer. Something in My Mind Besides the Everyday: Women and Literacy. Toronto: Women’s Press, 1990. Kett, Joseph. The Pursuit of Knowledge under Difficulties: From Self-Improvement to Adult Education in America, 1750–1990. Stanford, CA: Stanford UP, 1994. Kruse, Martha. “From Village to College: Writing the Rural Experience.” Diss. U of Nebraska–Lincoln, 1995. Lofty, John. Time to Write: The Influence of Time and Culture on Learning to Write. Albany: State U of New York P, 1992. Moffett, James. Storm in the Mountains: A Case Study of Censorship, Conflict, and Consciousness. Carbondale: Southern Illinois UP, 1989. Selected Bibliography on Rural Issues and Rural Literacies 199 Mortensen, Peter. “Representations of Literacy and Region: Narrating ‘Another America.’” Pedagogy in the Age of Politics: Writing and Reading (in) the Academy . Ed. Patricia Sullivan and Donna Qualley. Urbana, IL: NCTE, 1994. 100–120. Petrosky, Anthony. “Rural Poverty and Literacy in the Mississippi Delta: Dilemmas , Paradoxes, and Conundrums.” The Right to Literacy. Ed. Andrea Lunsford and James Slevin. New York: MLA, 1990. Purcell-Gates, Victoria. Other People’s Words: The Cycle of Low Literacy. Cambridge: Harvard UP, 1995. Sohn, Katherine Kelleher. Whistlin’ and Crowin’ Women of Appalachia: Literacy Practices since College. Carbondale: Southern Illinois UP, 2006. Rural Education and Place-Based Education Brooke, Robert, ed. Place-Conscious Education and the Teaching...


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