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Scratching out a living : Latinos, race, and work in the Deep South

Author: Angela Stuesse
Publisher: Oakland, California : University of California Press, [2016]
Series: California series in public anthropology, 38.
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How has Latino immigration transformed the South? In what ways is the presence of these newcomers complicating efforts to organize for workplace justice? This is a portrait of neoliberal  Read more...


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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Angela Stuesse
ISBN: 9780520962392 0520962397
OCLC Number: 1105534939
Description: 1 online resource (1 recurso electrónico.).
Contents: Southern fried: globalization and immigrant transformations --
Dixie chicken: racial segregation, poultry integration, and the making of the "new" South in central Mississippi --
The caged bird sings for freedom: black struggles for civil and labor rights, 1950-1980 --
?.?. to get to the other side: the Hispanic project and the rise of the Nuevo South --
Pecking order: Latino newcomers, receptions, and racial hierarchies --
A bone to pick: labor control and the painful work of chicken processing --
Sticking our necks out: challenges to union and workers' center organizing --
Walking on eggshells: illegality, employer sanctions, and disposable workers --
Plucked: labor contractors and immigrant exclusion --
Flying upwind: toward a new Southern solidarity --
Postscript: home to roost: reflections on activist research.
Series Title: California series in public anthropology, 38.
Responsibility: Angela Stuesse.


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"Scratching Out a Living is a model of engaged scholarship. In this timely, beautifully-written, and deeply researched activism-based ethnography about the poultry industry in the American South, Read more...

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