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Ethnic Succession in the South

Kathleen C. Schwartzman

in The Chicken Trail: Following Workers, Migrants, and Corporations across the Americas

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451164
eISBN:
9780801468056
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451164.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter examines how major historical transformations in the U.S. poultry industry and economy contributed to “ethnic succession” in the South. In particular, it describes the ethnic succession ... More


Ethnic Succession in Process: Arbordale

Patricia A. Howard

in Newcomers to Old Towns: Suburbanization of the Heartland

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226734125
eISBN:
9780226734118
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226734118.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter presents a case study of ethnic succession process in Arbordale, Illinois. Arbordale was settled by German farmers in the mid-nineteenth century and came to be dominated by the Mexicanos ... More


All Roads Lead From Olancho to Swine’s: The Making of A Latino/a Working Class in The American South

Vanesa Ribas

in On the Line: Slaughterhouse Lives and the Making of the New South

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520282957
eISBN:
9780520958821
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520282957.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter contextualizes Central American migration to the United States, describing especially the work and migration histories of women from Honduras and El Salvador. The “ethnic succession” ... More


Making Parishes Mexican: Pilsen, 1947–1970

Deborah E. Kanter

in Chicago Católico: Making Catholic Parishes Mexican

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780252042973
eISBN:
9780252051845
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042973.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

In the 1950s Mexicans moved into Chicago’s Pilsen neighborhood, which had thirteen mostly Slavic parishes. The ensuing ethnic succession challenges the expected narrative of “white flight.” ... More


Where Have All the Workers Gone?

Kathleen C. Schwartzman

in The Chicken Trail: Following Workers, Migrants, and Corporations across the Americas

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451164
eISBN:
9780801468056
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451164.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter examines two conventional explanations for the ethnic succession involving Hispanics and African Americans in the poultry industry in the South: first, Hispanics filled vacancies and ... More


The Rise of Immigrant Influence in New York City Politics

John Mollenkopf

in New York and Amsterdam: Immigration and the New Urban Landscape

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814738092
eISBN:
9780814738221
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814738092.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This chapter examines how immigrants are entering the precincts of power in New York City. It identifies two paths taken by new immigrant groups: achieving power on the margins by gaining elected ... More


Why Follow Chickens?

Kathleen C. Schwartzman

in The Chicken Trail: Following Workers, Migrants, and Corporations across the Americas

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451164
eISBN:
9780801468056
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451164.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This book explores the link between Mexican labor displacement and the dynamics of globalization within the context of the current immigration debate, with particular emphasis on the impact of the ... More


Taylorism Invades the Hen House

Kathleen C. Schwartzman

in The Chicken Trail: Following Workers, Migrants, and Corporations across the Americas

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451164
eISBN:
9780801468056
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451164.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter challenges the notions that ethnic succession was driven by “vacancy” and “shortage” and explains why both explanations are incomplete. It argues that such explanations do not address ... More


The Gardeners of Eden

Pierrette Hondagneu-Sotelo

in Paradise Transplanted: Migration and the Making of California Gardens

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520277762
eISBN:
9780520959217
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520277762.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter examines the work it takes to maintain the private garden paradises of middle-class and upper-class home gardens, focusing on home owners and the Mexican immigrant gardeners they employ. ... More


Conclusion

Robert M. Lombardo

in Organized Crime in Chicago: Beyond the Mafia

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037306
eISBN:
9780252094484
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037306.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book has has argued that traditional organized crime in America is directly related to the social conditions that were found in American society during the early years of the twentieth century, ... More


Explaining Organized Crime

Robert M. Lombardo

in Organized Crime in Chicago: Beyond the Mafia

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037306
eISBN:
9780252094484
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037306.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter reviews the theoretical underpinnings of the alien conspiracy and ethnic succession theories as explanations for the emergence and continuation of organized crime in American society. It ... More


Ellis Island on the Land

Pierrette Hondagneu-Sotelo

in Paradise Transplanted: Migration and the Making of California Gardens

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520277762
eISBN:
9780520959217
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520277762.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter reviews the diverse migrations that have made Southern California, from the Spanish colonial conquest to the present, emphasizing how the sedimentation of past migrations shapes how ... More


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