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Latinos in the new South : transformations of place

Author: Heather A Smith; Owen J Furuseth
Publisher: Aldershot, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Over the past decade, Latinos have emerged as one of the fastest-growing ethnic populations in the American South. In a region where culture and class relations have for hundreds of years been constructed along black-white divides and experience absorbing culturally or linguistically foreign immigrants has been limited, today a "New South" is taking shape. This book presents a contemporary and multi-disciplinary  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Latinos in the new South.
Aldershot, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, ©2006
(OCoLC)607680952
Online version:
Latinos in the new South.
Aldershot, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, ©2006
(OCoLC)608418507
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Heather A Smith; Owen J Furuseth
ISBN: 0754644545 9780754644545 9780754644545
OCLC Number: 65521483
Notes: UNC Charlotte Libraries notes:
From Winn-Dixie to Tiendas : the remaking of the new South / Owen J. Furuseth and Heather A. Smith -- New neighbors in Dixie : the community impacts of Latino migration to Tennessee / Anita I. Drever -- The South's silent bargain : rural reconstructuring, Latino labor and the ambiguities of migrant experience / Rebecca Maria Torres, E. Jeffrey Popke, and Holly M. Hapke -- Migrants, markets, and the transformation of natural resources management : galax harvesting in western North Carolina / Marla R. Emery, Clare Ginger, and Jim Chamberlain -- New destinations for Hispanic migrants : an analysis of rural Kentucky / Holly R. Barcus -- Hispanic population growth and public school response in two new South immigrant destinations / William A. Kandel and Emilio A. Parrado -- The multiple transformations of Miami / Heike C. Alberts -- Latino communities in Atlanta : segmented assimilation under construction / Susan M. Walcott and Arthur Murphy -- Placing Latino/as in the music city : Latino migration and urban transformation in Nashville, Tennessee / Jamie Winders -- Making real the mythical Latino community in Charlotte, North Carolina / Heather A. Smith and Owen J. Furuseth -- Transnationality, social spaces, and parallel worlds / Altha J. Cravey -- Across races and nations : social justice organizing in the transnational South / Barbara Ellen Smith -- The new South in perspective : observations and conclusions / John W. Frazier and Mark E. Reisinger.
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Description: xii, 292 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: From Winn-Dixie to Tiendas : the remaking of the new South / Owen J. Furuseth and Heather A. Smith --
New neighbors in Dixie : the community impacts of Latino migration to Tennessee / Anita I. Drever --
The South's silent bargain : rural reconstructuring, Latino labor and the ambiguities of migrant experience / Rebecca Maria Torres, E. Jeffrey Popke, and Holly M. Hapke --
Migrants, markets, and the transformation of natural resources management : galax harvesting in western North Carolina / Marla R. Emery, Clare Ginger, and Jim Chamberlain --
New destinations for Hispanic migrants : an analysis of rural Kentucky / Holly R. Barcus --
Hispanic population growth and public school response in two new South immigrant destinations / William A. Kandel and Emilio A. Parrado --
The multiple transformations of Miami / Heike C. Alberts --
Latino communities in Atlanta : segmented assimilation under construction / Susan M. Walcott and Arthur Murphy --
Placing Latino/as in the music city : Latino migration and urban transformation in Nashville, Tennessee / Jamie Winders --
Making real the mythical Latino community in Charlotte, North Carolina / Heather A. Smith and Owen J. Furuseth --
Transnationality, social spaces, and parallel worlds / Altha J. Cravey --
Across races and nations : social justice organizing in the transnational South / Barbara Ellen Smith --
The new South in perspective : observations and conclusions / John W. Frazier and Mark E. Reisinger.
Responsibility: edited by Heather A. Smith and Owen J. Furuseth.
Local System Bib Number:
.b24424432

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Presents a contemporary and multi-disciplinary examination of the impacts and responses to Latino immigration into the region. Drawing on theoretical perspectives as well as empirical research, this  Read more...
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