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

Kathleen C. Schwartzman

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451164
eISBN:
9780801468056
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451164.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This book examines the impact of globalization—and of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) in particular—on the North American poultry industry, focusing on the displacement of African ... More


Diversification and Innovation

Thirsk Joan

in Alternative Agriculture: A History: From the Black Death to the Present Day

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208136
eISBN:
9780191677922
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208136.003.0008
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter focuses on the importance of dairying, horticulture, and poultry-keeping as they entered on a new phase of enterprise in the years ... More


Poultry-Rearing

JOANNA BOURKE

in Husbandry to Housewifery: Women, Economic Change, and Housework in Ireland 1890-1914

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203858
eISBN:
9780191676024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203858.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

Poultry-rearing was a woman's industry, one which it was deemed ‘impossible to induce Irishmen’ to adopt. This chapter is a discussion in discrimination. It examines poultry-rearing in Ireland, ... More


Scratching Out a Living: "Latinos, Race, and Work in the Deep South"

Angela Stuesse

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520287204
eISBN:
9780520962392
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520287204.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

How has Latino immigration transformed the South? In what ways is the presence of these newcomers complicating efforts to organize for workplace justice? This book takes readers deep into ... More


Leaving the Farm to save the Farm: The Poultry Industry and the Problem of “Public Work,” 1950–1970

Monica R. Gisolfi

in Migration and the Transformation of the Southern Workplace since 1945

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034034
eISBN:
9780813038261
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034034.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines rural-to-rural migration, focusing on the poultry industry's expansion into Upcountry Georgia and the many farmers who first turned to poultry while migrating to part-time work ... More


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Philip Gerard

in Down the Wild Cape Fear: A River Journey through the Heart of North Carolina

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469602073
eISBN:
9781469608136
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469602073.003.0013
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter discusses a new twist to an old pollution source. According to Kemp, “Poultry CAFOs are making a push into North Carolina because they've been basically regulated out of other states.” ... More


Poultry Loans: Trying to Fly without a Pilot

Dean Karlan and Jacob Appel

in Failing in the Field: What We Can Learn When Field Research Goes Wrong

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780691183138
eISBN:
9781400883615
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691183138.003.0010
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter looks at the Poultry Loan, a credit-to-savings intervention. Through an informational and promotional campaign, the researchers recruited fifty participants willing to try poultry ... More


Southern Fried: Globalization and Immigrant Transformations

Angela Stuesse

in Scratching Out a Living: "Latinos, Race, and Work in the Deep South"

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520287204
eISBN:
9780520962392
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520287204.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This introductory chapter describes the U.S. poultry industry, which harnesses globalization's technologies and neoliberalism's labor-control strategies. Since eight of the top ten poultry-producing ... More


The Caged Bird Sings for Freedom: Black Struggles For Civil and Labor Rights, 1950–1980

Angela Stuesse

in Scratching Out a Living: "Latinos, Race, and Work in the Deep South"

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520287204
eISBN:
9780520962392
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520287204.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This chapter traces the widespread integration of African Americans in Mississippi poultry industry to the federal agricultural policy incentive to keep cotton fields fallow in central Mississippi. ... More


To Get to the Other Side: The Hispanic Project and the Rise of the Nuevo South

Angela Stuesse

in Scratching Out a Living: "Latinos, Race, and Work in the Deep South"

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520287204
eISBN:
9780520962392
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520287204.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This chapter centers on the B.C. Rogers Poultry recruitment of migrants as poultry workers amid claims that there are no jobs available in Mississippi due to technological innovations in the poultry ... 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


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


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


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


Solving Industry Crises: Pollos Y Polleros

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/9780801451164.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter examines the labor and profit crises that hounded the poultry industry in the mid-1990s. It begins with an overview of the framework used to conceptualize and analyze the ... More


Squeezing Out Mexican Chicken

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/9780801451164.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter examines the “chicken trail” of exports to Mexico and the effects of trade. In particular, it discusses the impact and the reactions that open commodity and capital markets have had on ... More


Voice: Squawking At Globalization

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/9780801451164.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter examines the impact of globalization, in the form of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), on Mexico's commercial poultry industry. It begins by analyzing the timing of ... More


Exit Mexico: “Si Muero Lejos De Ti”

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/9780801451164.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter examines the extent to which globalization, in the form of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), transformed, ruined, or reconfigured the poultry industry and fueled ... More


The Global Dilemma: Summary and Reflections

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/9780801451164.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This book has explored the relationship between globalization and local labor displacement in Mexico and the United States by following the trail of chicken. It has shown how free trade fostered the ... More


Nice Work If You Can Get It: Small Farm Owners and Part-Time Work

Adrienne Monteith Petty

in Standing Their Ground: Small Farmers in North Carolina since the Civil War

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199938520
eISBN:
9780199367764
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199938520.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter explores the increasing importance of part-time farming during the 1950s. North Carolina Governor Luther Hodges actively recruited manufacturers and touted the state’s sizable ranks of ... More


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