New destination dreaming : immigration, race, and legal status in the rural American South / Helen B. Marrow.
Stanford, California : Stanford University Press, 2011.
xiii, 370 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Formatted Contents Note
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.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 315-361) and index.
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