Irresistible Forces: Latin American Migration to the United States and It's Effects on the South

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Pub. Date: 2010-11-15
Publisher(s): Univ of New Mexico Pr
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Summary

The political, social issues, and cultural impacts of Latin American migration to the U.S. have been studied by historians and political scientists, but the regional focus has often been on the Southwest and California. This book, from this father and son writing team, focuses on the Southeast.

Author Biography

Gregory B. Weeks is associate professor of political science and director of Latin American Studies at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. He is the author of The Military and Politics in Postauthoritarian Chile and U.S. and Latin American Relations. John R. Weeks is professor of geography and director of the International Population Center at San Diego State University. He is the author of hundreds of articles as well as several books, including Population: An Introduction to Concepts and Issues, now in its eleventh edition.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsp. xi
The Power of Migrationp. 1
Irresistible Forces at Workp. 13
Huddled Masses on the Movep. 37
The Demographic Fitp. 80
The Latin American Reactionp. 111
The Explosion of Growth in the American Southp. 138
Where Are We Going?p. 165
Notesp. 187
Bibliographyp. 200
Indexp. 224
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