The Promised Land?

The Lives and Voices of Hispanic Immigrants in the New South

By Patricia L. Goerman

© 2006 – Routledge

168 pages

Purchasing Options:
Paperback: 9780415652650
pub: 2012-09-10
US Dollars$48.95
Hardback: 9780415977746
pub: 2006-02-27
US Dollars$145.00

About the Book

Through analysis of in-depth interviews with seventy-three Hispanic immigrants in Central Virginia, this book offers a rare in-depth look at the views and circumstances of immigrants in a new receiving area. It provides an examination of the new migration trend including an analysis of immigrants' living and working conditions, their family life, and their plans for the future.

About the Author

Patricia Goerman is currently working as a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the United States Census Bureau. Her most recent publication is a chapter in Complex Ethnic Households in America.

About the Series

Latino Communities: Emerging Voices - Political, Social, Cultural and Legal Issues

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Ethnic Studies / General
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / General
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Ethnic Studies / Hispanic American Studies