Going North : Migration of Blacks and Whites from the South, 1900--1950.
By: Fligstein, Neil.
Contributor(s): Rossi, Peter H.Material type: TextPublisher: Saint Louis : Elsevier Science & Technology, 2013Copyright date: ©1981Description: 1 online resource (247 pages).Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781483277677.Subject(s): Rural-urban migration -- United States -- History -- 20th centuryGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Going North : Migration of Blacks and Whites from the South, 1900--1950DDC classification: 304.8/0975 Online resources: Click here to view book
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Front Cover -- Going North: Migration of Blacks and Whites from the South, 1900 - 1950 -- Copyright Page -- Table of Contents -- Dedication -- Preface -- Acknowledgments -- Chapter 1. Migration of Blacks and Whites: An Overview -- Economists' Version of American Development and Migration -- A General Theoretical and Methodological Discussion -- The Causes of the Migration of Blacks and Whites from the South, 1900 - 1950 -- The Causes of Migration: An Introduction -- Structure of the Study -- Chapter 2. Agriculture in the South: 1865 - 1900 -- The Crisis of Southern Agriculture following the Civil War -- Crop Liens, Tenant Farming, and the Rise of the Merchants -- The Class Structure of the South -- The Role of the World Market and the North -- The Dynamics of Southern Agriculture -- History in Periodization -- The South in 1900 -- Chapter 3. The Causes of Black and White Migration -- Demographic, Sociological, and Economic Approaches -- Critique of the Other Approaches -- Conceptualization of Migration -- Chapter 4. Patterns of Net Migration and Changes in the Social Organization -- Chapter 5. The South Stumbles Along, 1900 - 1930 -- The South from 1900 to 1930: Boom and Bust in the Cotton Belt -- The Causes of Migration, 1900 - 1930 -- Chapter 6. Models of the Migration Process, 1900 - 1930 -- The Operationalization of Relevant Factors -- The Model of Migration, 1900 - 1910 -- The Model of Migration, 1910 - 1920 -- The Model of Migration, 1920 - 1930 -- Summary -- Chapter 7. Transformation of Southern Agriculture and the Creation of a Surplus Farm Population -- 1930 - 1940 -- 1940 - 1950 -- The Causes of Migration, 1930 - 1950 -- Chapter 8. Models of the Migration Process, 1930 - 1950 -- Operationalization of Relevant Factors -- Models of Migration, 1930 - 1940 -- The Model of Migration, 1940 - 1950 -- Conclusions.
Chapter 9. Net Migration of Blacks and Whites, 1900 - 1950 -- Factors and Their Measures in the Model of Migration, 1900 - 1950 -- The Model of Migration, 1900 - 1950 -- Conclusions -- Chapter 10. Conclusions and Reflections -- Appendix A: Data Sources -- Appendix B: Data Structure, Coding, and Comparability -- Appendix C: The Measurement of Net Migration -- Appendix D: Weighted Least Squares Regression -- Appendix E: The Logic behind the Analysis of Chapter 9 -- References -- Index.
Going North: Migration of Blacks and Whites from the South, 1900-1950 discusses the historical, demographic, sociological, and economic reasons for black and white migrations. The book explains the transition from a rural, extractive economy to an urban, industrial and service economy, with emphasis on the effects on the Southern rural population. After the Civil War, emerging business concerns became politically and economically significant, making the South a source for needed resources. 1930 was a defining year. Before 1930, migration reflected the growth and contraction of cotton agriculture in the South. After 1930, the transition from a tenant, labor-intensive cotton agriculture economy to a capitalist machine-driven economy caused the black and white migration to the north. American development was not a simple process-it shows how northern business interests defeated southern planters. This transformation has created a permanent underclass in society that can be found in the cities of the South, North, and Midwest regions of America today. Sociologists, economists, academicians doing sociological research, and students of U.S. history can benefit from reading the book.
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