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Author Lawrence, Christopher M., author.

Title Blood and oranges : European markets and immigrant labor in rural Greece / Christopher M. Lawrence
Published New York : Berghahn Books, 2007
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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 198 pages) : illustrations
Series Dislocations ; v. 2
Dislocations ; v. 2
Contents The transformation of rural Greece -- A brief history of conflict and accommodation in Argolida -- Agricultural production and household economies -- Immigrant labor in the villages -- The social transformation of the countryside -- The state, citizenship, and identity in Argolida -- The politics of resistance -- Nationalism in a globalizing economy
Summary A compelling account of the intersection of globalization and neo-racism in a rural Greek community, this book describes the contradictory political and economic development of the Greek countryside since its incorporation into the European Union, where increased prosperity and social liberalization have been accompanied by the creation of a vulnerable and marginalized class of immigrant laborers. The author analyzes the paradoxical resurgence of ethnic nationalism and neo-racism that has grown in the wake of European unification and addresses key issues of racism, neoliberalism and nationa
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Foreign workers -- Greece
Nationalism -- Economic aspects -- Greece
Social integration -- Greece
Xenophobia -- Greece
Foreign workers.
Nationalism -- Economic aspects.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Labor & Industrial Relations.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Sociology -- General.
Social integration.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2007003838
ISBN 0857452851