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

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ISBN-10: 0804773084

ISBN-13: 9780804773089

Edition: 2011

Authors: Helen Marrow

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List price: $28.00
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Stanford University Press
Publication date: 3/31/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 392
Size: 5.98" wide x 9.02" long x 0.59" tall
Weight: 1.408
Language: English

Helen B. Marrow is a Lecturer, Committee on Degrees in Social Studies, Harvard University.

List of Illustrations
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
Race and Citizenship
�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
Politics and Institutions
�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
Appendix: Terminology and Methodology