Power And Powerlessness

Author: John Gaventa
Publisher: University of Illinois Press
ISBN: 9780252009853
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Explains to outsiders the conflicts between the financial interests of the coal and land companies, and the moral rights of the vulnerable mountaineers.

Introduction To The Policy Process

Author: Birkland
Publisher: M.E. Sharpe
ISBN: 0765627310
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John Gaventa, Power and Powerlessness: Quiescence and Rebellion in an
Appalachian Valley (Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1980). 13. Herbert G.
Reid, “Review of John Gaventa, Power and Powerlessness: Quiescence and
Rebellion in an Appalachian Valley,” Journal of Politics 43, no. 4 (November
1981): 1270–73. 14. Frank Baumgartner and Bryan D. Jones, Agendas and
Instability in American Politics (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1993). 15.
Gaventa, Power and ...

Rethinking Power

Author: Thomas E. Wartenberg
Publisher: SUNY Press
ISBN: 9780791408810
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... failed to stimulate inquiry. It is simply that most of the research done on power,
even by Dahl and Bachrach and Baratz, does not strictly conform to the standards
of empiricism. Two studies that attempt to "operationalize" the concepts
discussed are Matthew Crenson, The Un-Politics of Air Pollution (Baltimore, Md.:
Johns Hopkins University Press, 1971), and John Gaventa, Power and
Powerlessness: Quiescence and Rebellion in an Appalachian Valley (Urbana:
University of Illinois ...

Useful Complaints

Author: Jing Chen
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1498534538
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In Chinese history, most peasant rebellions arose in connection with grievances
about high extractive taxes and other burdens. ... John Gaventa, Power and
Powerlessness : Quiescence and Rebellion in an Appalachian Valley (Urbana:
University of Illinois Press; London: Oxford University Press ... In this book,
Gaventa draws on Steven Lukes' three-dimensional approach to power to
explain why rebellion does not occur in the face of massive inequalities in an
Appalachian valley.

Fighting King Coal

Author: Shannon Elizabeth Bell
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262034344
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In Power and Powerlessness: Quiescence and Rebellion in an Appalachian
Valley (1980), John Gaventa examines the history of non-action in Central
Appalachia to uncover why, “in the face of massive inequalities,” many
oppressed communities do not revolt and fight for change. Gaventa argues that in
the case of Central Appalachia, and among other dominated groups, “power
works to develop and maintain the quiescence of the powerless” because “
together, patterns of power ...

The Oxford Handbook Of American Political Parties And Interest Groups

Author: L. Sandy Maisel
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199604479
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1978. Group Theories of Politics. Beverly Hills, Calif.: Sage Publications. Gartner,
Scott S. and Segura, Gary M. 1997. Appearances Can Be Deceptive:
SelfSelection, Social Group Identification, and Political Mobilization. Rationality
and Society, 9: 131–61. Gaventa, John. 1980. Power and Powerlessness:
Quiescence and Rebellion in an Appalachian Valley. Urbana: University of
Illinois Press. —— 1982. Power and Powerlessness: Quiescence and Rebellion
in an Appalachian Valley.

A History Of Appalachia

Author: Richard Drake
Publisher: University Press of Kentucky
ISBN: 0813171164
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Donald N. Rothblatt, Regional Planning: The Appalachian Experience. Lexington
, Mass.: Heath Lexington Books, 1971. Major analyses that see possibilities of a
non-conservative future for Appalachia are: John Gaventa, Power and
Powerlessness: Quiescence and Rebellion in an Appalachian Valley. Urbana:
University of Illinois Press, 1980. This is a most sophisticated analysis of power
relationships, which largely equates quiescence with conservatism. Stephen L.
Fisher, editor, ...

Power Rights And Poverty

Author: Ruth Alsop
Publisher: World Bank Publications
ISBN: 9780821363102
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While Foucault does not articulate a comprehensive, coherent theory on power,
his views of the social construction of power are an important addition to the
power debate. Foucault's writings highlight the idea that the relationships
between power and knowledge is not oppositional—it is mutually constitutive.
Gaventa, John. 1982. Power and Powerlessness: Quiescence and Rebellion in
an Appalachian Valley. Chicago: University of Illinois Press. Gaventa examines
our understanding ...

Handbook Of Public Policy Analysis

Author: Frank Fischer
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1351564366
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Power and Powerlessness: Quiescence and Rebellion in an Appalachian Valley.
Urbana: University of Illinois Press. Hilgartner, James, and Charles Bosk. 1988.
The Rise and Fall of Social Problems: A Public Arenas Model. American Journal
of Sociology 94(1):53–78. Kingdon, John W. 1995. Agendas, Alternatives and
Public Policies (2nd ed.). New York: Harper Collins. Lawrence, Regina G., and
Thomas A. Birkland. 2004. Guns, Hollywood, and Criminal Justice: Defining the
School ...

Challenges

Author: Serge Lang
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 1461216389
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They decided that any challenge to this government would be futile because they
did not have the military might to overthrow it (to defeat it on the first dimension),
nor did they have an effective political lobby that 1 John Gaventa, Power and
Powerlessness: Quiescence and Rebellion in an Appalachian Valley (University
of Illinois Press, Chicago: 1980), Chapter 1. could alter the political agenda (to
defeat it on the 214 Academia, Journalism, and Politics: The Huntington Case.