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Life and Labor in the New New South$
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Robert Zieger

Print publication date: 2012

Print ISBN-13: 9780813037950

Published to Florida Scholarship Online: September 2012

DOI: 10.5744/florida/9780813037950.001.0001

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Introduction: Southern Workers in a Changing Economy

Introduction: Southern Workers in a Changing Economy

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(p.1) Introduction: Southern Workers in a Changing Economy
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Life and Labor in the New New South
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Robert H. Zieger

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University Press of Florida
DOI:10.5744/florida/9780813037950.003.0001

Political, economic, and demographic changes have transformed the South in the period since 1950, especially over the past thirty years. Deindustrialization, the rise of the service sector, demographic changes, and southern-led innovations in the conduct of labor relations have combined to reinforce the South's traditional resistance to organized labor and to create widely emulated patterns of industrial relations.

Keywords:   South, Hispanics, African Americans, deindustrialization, service sector employment, Walmart, Democratic party, Unions

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