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Title Voices from the nueva frontera : Latino immigration in Dalton, Georgia / edited by Donald E. Davis [and others]
Edition First edition
Published Knoxville : University of Tennessee Press, [2009]
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Description 1 online resource (xviii, 189 pages) : illustrations, map
Contents The new face of carpet / Thomas M. Deaton -- The economic impact / Aref A. Hervani -- The culture of the capital de las alfombras / Roschelle Bautista -- The religious response / Father Daniel Stack -- The public school response / Ken W. Ellinger -- The Georgia project / Jo-Anne Schick -- The state college / Monte Salyer -- The social problems / Donald E. Davis -- The social work agenda / David P. Boyle -- Conclusion: lessons of the nueva frontera
Summary The Dalton-Whit?eld County area of Georgia has one of the highest concentrations of Latino residents in the southeastern United States. In 2006, a Washington Post article referred to the carpet-manufacturing city of Dalton as a "U.S. border town," even though the community lies more than twelve hundred miles from Mexico. Voices from the Nueva Frontera explores this phenomenon, providing an in-depth picture of Latino immigration and dispersal in rural America along with a framework for understanding the economic integration of the South with Latin America. Voices from the Nueva Frontera sheds n
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Hispanic Americans -- Civilization.
Immigrants -- Georgia -- Dalton (Whitfield County) -- Social conditions.
Latin Americans -- Georgia -- Dalton (Whitfield County)
Form Electronic book
Author Davis, Donald Edward.
LC no. 2008043546
ISBN 1572336846 (electronic bk.)
9781572336841 (electronic bk.)