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dc.contributor.authorVinson, Ben III
dc.contributor.authorVaughn, Bobby
dc.contributor.authorTovares, Carlos
dc.contributor.authorSartorius, David
dc.contributor.authorJackson, John Jr.
dc.date.accessioned2008-09-11T13:28:38Z
dc.date.available2008-09-11T13:28:38Z
dc.date.issued2008-09-11T13:28:38Z
dc.identifier.urihttp://jhir.library.jhu.edu/handle/1774.2/32805
dc.description.abstractThe term “New South” has been used for over a hundred years to describe and categorize the Southern U.S. The desire to continually reinvent the South suggests that the current transformations of the region’s economy, demographics, and politics are not radical reconfigurations of a monolithic and unchanging landscape, but rather are the latest articulations of a complex and continually evolving region. Change in the South, however, is not a neutral, uncontested process. The South’s meaning is now being challenged in ways that have not been witnessed before. Multiethnic diversity has been identified as one of the key emerging features of the region, particularly in job-laden metropolitan areas. In North Carolina and other Southern States, migration streams are channeling Latinos into areas with relatively large Black populations, and in geographically defined social/political spaces that have been historically discussed in binary terms of Black and White. This essay is a preliminary exploration of these processes of contested change in North Carolina, examining the stakes involved, the processes that have unfurled, and the histories/legacies produced by these interactions that are rapidly becoming prominent features in the American social landscape.en
dc.language.isoen_USen
dc.relation.ispartofseriesCAS Working Papers;010
dc.subjectBlack People, African-American, African, African American, Afro-Latin, Latino, Hispanic, North Carolina, Racial, Transformations, Diversity, Southern, Southern States, Social Landscape, American, Mexican, Afro-Mexican, Afro-Mexican Relations,Diaspora, African Diaspora, Demographics, Migration, Ethnic, White People, New South, New U.S. South, Racial Formationsen
dc.titleCharting Racial Formations in the New U.S. South: Reflections on North Carolina’s Latino, African-American, and Afro-Latino Relationsen
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