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  • Author:
    Bryan T. McNeil
  • ISBN:
    0252036433
  • ISBN13:
    978-0252036439
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  • Publisher:
    University of Illinois Press; 1st edition (November 8, 2011)
  • Pages:
    216 pages
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    Americas
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This book fills a gap in our understanding of strip mining and its opposition by insightfully connecting mountaintop removal and resistance to neoliberalism

This book fills a gap in our understanding of strip mining and its opposition by insightfully connecting mountaintop removal and resistance to neoliberalism. McNeil's detailed discussion of the complex origins of mountaintop removal and the lack of good alternative economic opportunities in Appalachia is a strong basis for readers new to the subject. Chad Montrie, author of To Save the Land and People: A History of Opposition to Surface Coal Mining in Appalachia

A book for all concerned readers who want to learn what means to the people . McNeil demonstrates how the contemporary political and economic climate demands new forms of activism to represent community interests. -Appalachian Journal.

A book for all concerned readers who want to learn what means to the people it most impacts. An excellent job of putting an extremely complex set of issues and questions into perspective. -The Register of the Kentucky Historical Society.

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Critically examining the fierce conflicts over an intense and increasingly prevalent form of strip mining, Combating Mountaintop Removal: New Directions in the Fight against Big Coal documents the changing relationships among the coal industry, communities, environment, and economy from the perspective of local grassroots activist organizations and their broader networks

hazards of mountaintop removal in Boone County, West Virginia, Bryan T. McNeil shows how Appalachian . The outrage that greeted mountaintop removal coal mining in the late 1990s was by no means new to the Appalachian region.

hazards of mountaintop removal in Boone County, West Virginia, Bryan T. McNeil shows how Appalachian community coalitions have fostered important connections in their opposition to coal mining practices. Focusing on the grassroots activist organization Coal River Mountain Watch (CRMW), composed of individuals who have personal ties to the coal industry in the region, the study reveals a turn away from once-strong traditional labor unions.

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Combating mountaintop removal: New directions in the fight against big coal

Combating mountaintop removal: New directions in the fight against big coal.

A close ethnographic study of community activist group Coal River Mountain Watch

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This book would be valuable just for its explanation of the radical environmental and human effects of savaging entire mountaintops in the beautiful highlands of West Virginia. But beyond that, the book expands our understanding of how this degrading assault by the coal industry exemplifies the power of corporations, fortified by their influence over politicians, to work their will against local opposition. The rapacious demand for fossil fuel energy sources, with its attendant monetary profits, overwhelms almost any attempts at safeguarding the health of anyone in its path, and the health of whatever ecosystems get in the way. The author writes clearly, forcefully, and with a scope that ranges from personal experiences with those in the line of fire from mountaintop removal to the national and global implications of the relentless damage to the Earth facilitated by powers tantalizingly beyond the reach of even the most articulate and indefatigable activists. As a former college professor, I would recommend this book enthusiastically not only for the general reader, but also as valuable reading in courses such as anthropology, environmental sciences, and political science.
Hanad
While all the anthropological theories are included, McNeil makes an effort to avoid jargon. He lets the individuals profiled speak for themselves and writes about the communities and landscapes that are the book's subjects with beauty and passion. An excellent ethnography and useful for those involved with community organizing for any issue.