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Latino immigrants and the transformation of the U.S. South

Author: Mary E Odem; Elaine Cantrell Lacy
Publisher: Athens : University of Georgia Press, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Latino population in the South has more than doubled over the past decade. The mass migration of Latin Americans to the U.S. South has led to profound changes in the social, economic, and cultural life of the region and inaugurated a new era in southern history. This multidisciplinary collection of essays, written by U.S. and Mexican scholars, explores these transformations in rural, urban, and suburban areas of  Read more...
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Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Mary E Odem; Elaine Cantrell Lacy
ISBN: 9780820329680 0820329681 9780820332123 0820332127
OCLC Number: 276338603
Description: xxvii, 175 p. : ill., maps ; 23 cm.
Contents: Cultural enclaves and transnational ties: Mexican immigration and settlement in South Carolina / Elaine Lacy --
New scenarios of migration: social vulnerability of undocumented Veracruzanos in the southern United States / Rosio Cordova Plaza --
The Dalton story: Mexican immigratrion and social transformation in the carpet capital of the world / Victor Zuniga and Ruben Hernandez-Leon --
Globalization and Latin American immigration in Alabama / Raymond A. Mohl --
Hispanic newcomers to North Carolina : demographic characteristics and economic impact / James. H. Johnson Jr. and John D. Kasarda --
Race, migration, and labor control: neoliberal challenges to organizing Mississippi's poultry workers / Angela C. Stuesse --
Latino immigrants and the politics of space in Atlanta / Mary E. Odem --
New Americans in a new south city? Immigrant and refugee politics in Nashville, Tennessee / Jamie Winders --
Popular attitudes and public policies: southern responses to Latino immigration / Elaine Lacy and Mary E. Odem.
Responsibility: edited by Mary E. Odem and Elaine Lacy.
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