Apple Pie and Enchiladas: Latino Newcomers in the Rural Midwest / Edition 1

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Overview

The sudden influx of significant numbers of Latinos to the rural Midwest stems from the recruitment of workers by food processing plants and small factories springing up in rural areas. Mostly they work at back-breaking jobs that local residents are not willing to take because of the low wages and few benefits. The region has become the scene of dramatic change involving major issues facing our country—the intertwining of ethnic differences, prejudice, and poverty; the social impact of a low-wage workforce resulting from corporate transformations; and public policy questions dealing with economic development, taxation, and welfare payments.

In this thorough multidisciplinary study, the authors explore both sides of this ethnic divide and provide the first volume to focus comprehensively on Latinos in the region by linking demographic and qualitative analysis to describe what brings Latinos to the area and how they are being accommodated in their new communities. The fact is that many Midwestern communities would be losing population and facing a dearth of workers if not for Latino newcomers. This finding adds another layer of social and economic complexity to the region's changing place in the global economy. The authors look at how Latinos fit into an already fractured social landscape with tensions among townspeople, farmers, and others. The authors also reveal the optimism that lies in the opposition of many Anglos to ethnic prejudice and racism.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780292705685
  • Publisher: University of Texas Press
  • Publication date: 12/28/2004
  • Format: Mass Market Paperback
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 308
  • Product dimensions: 5.86 (w) x 9.14 (h) x 0.73 (d)

Meet the Author

Ann V. Millard is Associate Professor at the South Texas Center in McAllen, Texas, a site of the School of Rural Public Health, Texas A&M University System Health Science Center.

Jorge Chapa is Professor and Director of the Latino Studies Program at Indiana University, Bloomington.

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Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
Chapter 1. Aquí in the Midwest [Here in the Midwest]
Ann V. Millard and Jorge Chapa
En Pocas Palabras [In a Few Words] I. Ten Myths about Latinos
Ann V. Millard, Jorge Chapa, and Eileen Diaz McConnell
Chapter 2. Latinos in the Rural Midwest: The Twentieth-Century Historical Context Leading to Contemporary Challenges
Eileen Diaz McConnell
En Pocas Palabras II. The Battle for Chapita Hills
Catalina Burillo and Ann V. Millard
Chapter 3. Latinos and the Changing Demographic Fabric of the Rural Midwest
Jorge Chapa, Rogelio Saenz, Refugio I. Rochín, and Eileen Diaz McConnell
En Pocas Palabras III. Emergency Medicine and Latino Newcomers
Chapter 4. Research Overview: The Rural Midwestern Context and Qualitative Methods
Ann V. Millard, Maríaelena D. Jefferds, Ken R. Crane, and Isidore Flores
En Pocas Palabras IV. Local Police, the INS, and "Churning Bad Public Opinion"
Ken R. Crane
Chapter 5. "Not Racist like Our Parents": Anti-Latino Prejudice and Institutional Discrimination
Ann V. Millard, Jorge Chapa, and Eileen Diaz McConnell
Chapter 6. On the Line: Jobs in Food Processing and the Local Economy
Maríaelena D. Jefferds and Ann V. Millard
Chapter 7. Mexicans, Americans, and Neither: Students at Wheelerton High
Ken R. Crane
En Pocas Palabras V. The Virgin of Guadalupe: Admittance in Question
Maríaelena D. Jefferds and Ann V. Millard
Chapter 8. "To Be with My People": Latino Churches in the Rural Midwest
Ken R. Crane and Ann V. Millard
En Pocas Palabras VI. The "Mexican Situation" and the Mayor's Race
Ken R. Crane and Ann V. Millard
Chapter 9. E Pluribus Unum? Discussion, Conclusions, and Policy Implications
Ann V. Millard, Jorge Chapa, and Ken R. Crane
Appendix A. Methods Used in the Community Studies
Ann V. Millard, Maríaelena D. Jefferds, and Ken R. Crane
Appendix B. Interview Guide for Community Study in Fox and Mapleville, Michigan
Maríaelena D. Jefferds
Appendix C. Focus Group Questions, Fall County, Michigan
Maríaelena D. Jefferds
Notes
References Cited
Index
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