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Latin American migrations to the U.S. Heartland : changing social landscapes in Middle America / edited by Linda Allegro and Andrew Grant Wood

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Allegro, Linda  Search this
Wood, Andrew Grant 1958-  Search this
Physical description:
xiii, 319 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
West North Central States
Latin America
Introduction: Heartland north, heartland south / Linda Allegro and Andrew Grant Wood -- Part I. Geographies in historical perspective -- Mexicans in the United States : a longer view / Andrew Grant Wood -- Betabeleros and the western Nebraska sugar industry : an early-twentieth-century history / Tisa M. Anders -- Latinos and the churches in Idaho, 1950-2000 / Errol D. Jones -- Part II. Contesting policy and legal boundaries -- Seeing no evil : the H2A guest-worker program and state-mediated labor exploitation in rural North Carolina / Sandy Smith-Nonini -- On removing migrant labor in a right-to-work state : the failure of employer sanctions in Oklahoma / Linda Allegro -- Part III. Transnational identities and new landscapes of home -- Rooted/uprooted : place, policy, and Salvadoran transnational identities in rural Arkansas / Miranda Cady Hallett -- Contesting diversity and community within Postville, Iowa : "Hometown to the world" / Jennifer F. Reynolds and Caitlin Didier -- Part IV. Media and reimagined sites of accommodation and contestation -- Humanizing Latino newcomers in the "No Coast" region / Edmund T. Hamann with Jenelle Reeves -- Immigrant integration and the changing public discourse : the case of Emporia, Kansas / László J. Kulcsár and Albert Iaroi -- Part V. Religion and migrant communities -- "They cling to guns or religion" : Pennsylvania towns put faith in anti-immigrant ordinances / Jane Juffer -- Part VI. Demographics -- Latin American migrations to the U.S. heartland : demographic and economic activity in six heartland states, 2000-2007 / Scott Carter -- Conclusion: Latin American migrations to the U.S. heartland : reshaping communities, redrawing boundaries / Linda Allegro and Andrew Grant Wood
Hispanic Americans--Social conditions  Search this
Latin Americans--Social conditions  Search this
Immigrants  Search this
Foreign workers  Search this
Social change  Search this
Social conditions  Search this
Ethnic relations  Search this
Economic conditions  Search this
Emigration and immigration  Search this
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