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Migration and the transformation of the southern workplace since 1945

Author: Robert Cassanello; Colin J Davis
Publisher: Gainesville : University Press of Florida, ©2009.
Series: Working in the Americas.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Contributors examine the intersection of labour history and migration studies to explain the South's recent dynamism in both urban and rural settings. These essays examine the transformation of the Southern workplace since World War II, the impact migration has on workers who don't move, and the corporations and industry that have relocated below the Mason-Dixon line.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Cassanello; Colin J Davis
ISBN: 9780813034034 0813034035
OCLC Number: 1058090313
Description: x, 209 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: From minority to majority : the Latinization of Miami's workforce, 1940-1980 / Melanie Shell-Weiss --
The price of longevity : home demonstration and rural reform in modern Florida / Kelly A. Minor --
Leaving the farm to save the farm : the poultry industry and the problem of "public work," 1950-1970 / Monica R. Gisolfi --
Latinos and blacks in the recent American South / Raymond A. Mohl --
"Wearing their own tombstones on their backs" : globalization and the coalfields of Alabama and Colombia, 1970-2003 / Robert H. Woodrum --
Tyson Foods, Holly Farms, and the rise of big chicken / Steve Striffler --
Moving capital, moving workers, and the mountain work ethic / Mariel Rose.
Series Title: Working in the Americas.
Other Titles: Migration & the transformation of the southern workplace since 1945
Project Muse UPCC books.
Responsibility: edited by Robert Cassanello and Colin J. Davis ; foreword by Richard Greenwald and Timothy J. Minchin.

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Contributors examine the intersection of labour history and migration studies to explain the South's recent dynamism in both urban and rural settings. These essays examine the transformation of the Southern workplace since World War II, the impact migration has on workers who don't move, and the corporations and industry that have relocated below the Mason-Dixon line.

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