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Author Marrow, Helen B
Title New destination dreaming : immigration, race, and legal status in the rural American South / Helen B. Marrow
Imprint Stanford, California : Stanford University Press, [2011], ©2011
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 人文社會聯圖  F220.S7 M37 2011    AVAILABLE    30610020374807
Descript xiii, 370 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 315-361) and index
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
Subject Hispanic Americans -- Southern States -- Social conditions
Hispanic Americans -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Southern States
Latin Americans -- Southern States -- Social conditions
Latin Americans -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Southern States
Immigrants -- Southern States -- Social conditions
Southern States -- Emigration and immigration
Southern States -- Rural conditions
Southern States -- Race relations
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