Will Appalachia Finally Overcome Poverty
This fascinating book conveys to the reader a comprehensive picture of why poverty has existed in Appalachia from the 18th century to the present. Based on more than 30 years of professional experience, Dr. Salatino provides recommendations on how to deal with today's critical issues, such as education, health and health care, economic development, unemployment, welfare, social justice, environmental conditions, human development, etc. The author emphasizes humanitarian actions and deeds of individuals and groups, which are brilliantly woven into this monumental work. Highlighted is the importance of their indomitable spirit and determination in promoting the social and economic transformation of eastern Kentucky.