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Migration and the Transformation of the Southern Workplace since 1945$
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Robert Cassanello, Colin J. Davis, and Melanie Shell-Weiss

Print publication date: 2010

Print ISBN-13: 9780813034034

Published to Florida Scholarship Online: September 2011

DOI: 10.5744/florida/9780813034034.001.0001

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Moving Capital, Moving Workers, and the Mountain Work Ethic

Moving Capital, Moving Workers, and the Mountain Work Ethic

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(p.174) 7 Moving Capital, Moving Workers, and the Mountain Work Ethic
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Migration and the Transformation of the Southern Workplace since 1945
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Mariel Rose

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University Press of Florida
DOI:10.5744/florida/9780813034034.003.0008

This chapter addresses the migration of corporations into western North Carolina. It traces the transformation of the notion of a “mountain work ethic” in the Appalachian region surrounding Asheville, North Carolina. As foreign migration increased, native residents applied the notion of a work ethic to specific racial and ethnic groups.

Keywords:   migration, North Carolina, Appalachian region, mountain work ethic, migrant labor

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