A Guide to Appalachian Studies with an introduction by Stephen L. Fisher and bibliographies, finding lists, guides, indexes to dissertations and scholars. "Appalachian Education: A Critique and Suggestions for Reform" by Jim Wayne Miller. "Appalachian Studies from and For Social Change" by John Gaventa.
Appalachian Studies assessed in the disciplines: "Anthropology and Appalachian Studies: Implications for the Discipline and Consequent Course Design" by Thomas Plaut, "The Status and Future of Archeology and Native American Studies in the Southern Mountains" by Burton L. Purrington, "Appalachian Folklore Scholarship" by W.K. McNeil, "A Bibliography of Appalachian Geography" by Edgar Bingham, "Toward a New History of the Appalachian South" by Ronald D. Eller, "Appalachian Literature" by Jim Wayne Miller, "On the Linguistic Study of Appalachian Speech and A Bibliography of Appalachian English" by Walt Wolfram, "Thicker than Fiddlers in Hell: Issues and Resources in Appalachian Music" by David Whisnant, "Political Science and Appalachia" by Richard A. Couto, "Studying Mountain Religion" by Loyal Jones, "The Sociology of Southern Appalachia" by David S. Walls and Dwight B. Billings, and "Appalachians as an Urban Ethnic Group: Romanticism, Renaissance, or Revolution? and A Brief Bibliographical Essay on Urban Appalachians" by Phillip Obermiller.