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New Destination Dreaming: Immigration, Race, and Legal Status in the Rural American South

Helen B. Marrow
Format
Book
Published
Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, c2011.
Language
English
ISBN
9780804773072 (cloth : acid-free paper), 0804773076 (cloth : acid-free paper), 9780804773089 (pbk. : acid-free paper), 0804773084 (pbk. : acid-free paper)
Contents
  • Introduction: Immigrant incorporation in rural new destinations
  • "I'm a person who likes tranquility a lot" : Southern region and rural space in the Hispanic newcomer experience
  • "The Americans give you the opportunity to work and grow" : stability and short-distance mobility in the new rural Southern economy
  • "It's not like if you work in a big place and you can move up the ladder" : insecurity and stagnation in the old rural Southern economy
  • "The Blacks don't like us, and it's worse than with the Whites" : class structure, Black population size, and the threat of social leapfrogging
  • "The White Americans have always been very friendly" : discrimination, racial expectations, and moral hierarchies in the Black-White binary
  • "We're here to serve our residents" : service-inspired responsiveness to Hispanic newcomers in education and health
  • "If I didn't trust you before, I don't even want to see you now" : regulatory ambivalence in law enforcement and the courts
  • Conclusion : promises and pitfalls in the rural American South.
Description
xiii, 370 p. : ill., maps ; 23 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. 315-361) and index.
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