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Migration and the Transformation of the Southern Workplace since 1945

Robert Cassanello, Colin J. Davis, and Melanie Shell-Weiss


Over the last forty years, the American South has become very diverse very quickly. New businesses and job opportunities in the region have driven this growth, brought an influx of capital, and attracted residents from other parts of the country and the world. Since World War II, traditionalism in the South has had to live side-by-side with a South embodying internationalism, diversity, and movement. In this volume, a group of historians, anthropologists, and other social scientists examine the intersection of labor history and migration studies to explain the South's recent dynamism in both u ... More

Keywords: American South, workplace, growth, traditionalism, migration, workers, Mason–Dixon line

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2010 Print ISBN-13: 9780813034034
Published to Florida Scholarship Online: September 2011 DOI:10.5744/florida/9780813034034.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Robert Cassanello, editor
University of Central Florida

Colin J. Davis, editor

Melanie Shell-Weiss, editor

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