9780807855898

The American South In A Global World

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  • ISBN13:

    9780807855898

  • ISBN10:

    0807855898

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2005-01-01
  • Publisher: UNIV OF NORTH CAROLINA PRESS

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Summary

This volume examines the specific effects of globalizing forces on the southern US. Essays address such topics as relations between global and local communities; immigration; power and confrontation between rural and urban worlds; race, ethnicity, and organizing for social justice; and the assimilation of foreign-born professionals.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments ix
Introduction: Globalization with a Southern Face 1(8)
James L. Peacock
Harry L. Watson
Carrie R. Matthews
Part One. Immigration
Latino Migration to Miami and Houston: Transnationalism at Work in Two Southern Cities
9(14)
Paul A. Levengood
The World on Time: Flexible Labor, New Immigrants, and Global Logistics
23(16)
Barbara Ellen Smith
Marcela Mendoza
David H. Ciscel
Media and Racialization among Young, Working-Class, Latina Immigrants
39(20)
Lucila Vargas
Federally Sponsored Mexican Migrants in the Transnational South
59(24)
Sandy Smith-Nonini
Part Two. Global/Local Conjunctions
Entrepreneurial Governance in the Transnational South: The Case of Durham, North Carolina
83(16)
Thaddeus Countway Guldbrandsen
Global Forces, Local Worlds: Mountaintop Removal and Appalachian Communities
99(14)
Bryan McNeil
Part Three. Globalism's Localisms: Industry and Workers
Nonlocal Forces in the Historical Evolution and Current Transformation of North Carolina's Furniture Industry
113(25)
Meenu Tewari
Voices of Southern Mill Workers: Responses to Border Crossers in American Factories and Jobs Crossing Borders
138(14)
Rachel A. Willis
We're All Mexicans Here: Poultry Processing, Latino Migration, and the Transformation of Class in the South
152(14)
Steve Striffler
Gatokaca Drive: Global Relations between Souths in Mobile, Alabama
166(9)
James L. Peacock
Carla Jones
Catherine Brooks
Part Four. Flexible Citizenship: Transnational Professionals
The South Meets the East: Japanese Professionals in North Carolina's Research Triangle
175(17)
Sawa Kurotani
North Carolina's Indians: Erasing Race to Make the Citizen
192(13)
Ajantha Subramanian
Part Five. Application: Activist Approaches to the Transnational South
Monolingualism and Racialism as Curable Diseases: Nuestra America in the Transnational South
205(18)
Gregory Stephens
The Latinization of Rome, Georgia: Undergraduate Research and Community Activism
223(12)
Jennie M. Smith
Civil Rights, Immigration, and the Prospects for Social Justice Collaboration
235(12)
Ellen Griffith Spears
Part Six. Tripartite Epilogue
Critique: Creating the Transnational South
247(18)
Donald M. Nonini
The South and Grounded Globalism
265(12)
James L. Peacock
Southern History, Southern Future: Some Reflections and a Cautious Forecast
277(12)
Harry L. Watson
Contributors 289(4)
Index 293

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