Demographic & statistical sources

Below you will find a select bibliography of sources that document the demographic, economic, and social impact of the Hispanic peoples and communities in Kentucky.

Cabell, Meredith Glenn. “Mexican Immigrant Integration in the U.S. Southeast: Institutional Approaches to Immigrant Integration in Owensboro, Kentucky.” (2017): n. pag. Print.

Gold, E.L., “County has highest percentage of Hispanics.” Kentucky New Era (2001): n. pag. Web

Hjalmarson, Dori. “Hispanic population grows in most Kentucky counties.” Lexington Herald Leader (2011): n. pag. Web.

“A Profile of New Americans in Kentucky.” Kentucky Center for Economic Policy (2014): n. pag. Web.

“Immigration in Kentucky: A Preliminary Description.” Legislative Research Commission. Research Report No. 305: March 2002.

Marquez, Vanessa, and Richard H. Schein. “The Inclusive Exclusion of Latino Immigrants in Lexington, Kentucky.” University of Kentucky Dissertation, Department of Geography 2013. Print.

Moore, Molly. “Finding a Common Language: Latinos Strive for Integration.” The Appalachian Voice.” (2012): n. pag. Web.

Denton, B. M. “Community Response to the Introduction of Hispanic Migrant Agricultural Workers into Central Kentucky.” The Dynamics of Hired Farm Labour: Constraints and Community Responses. Wallingford, UK: CABI Publishing, 2002. 115–123. Web.

“The Contributions of New Americans in Kentucky.” New American Economy (2016): n. pag. Web.

Price, Michael. “Kentucky Population Growth: What did the 2010 Census Tell us?” Kentucky State Data Center, Research Report 1, v1. (2011): n. page. Web

Raitz, Karl. “Hispanic Workers 1992 Kentucky Map.” Karl Raitz Kentucky slides, 1980s-2000s, University of Kentucky Special Collections.

Ramos, Irma N et al. “Health Status, Perceptions and Needs of Hispanics in Rural Shelbyville, Kentucky.” Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health 17.1 (2013): 148–155. Web.

Rich, Brian and Marta Mirada. “Chapter 8: The Sociopolitical Dynamics of Immigration in Lexington, Kentucky, 1997 to 2002: An Ambivalent Community Responds.” New Destinations: Mexican Immigration in the United States, Zúñiga, Víctor, et al. eds. Russell Sage Foundation, 2006, pp. 187–219.

Ruther, Matt. “Louisville: Immigration Rebirth.” Kentucky State Data Center. (No Date): n. pag. Web

Smith, Barbara Ellen, and Jamie Winders. “We’re Here to Stay: Economic Restructuring, Latino Migration and Place-Making in the US South.” Transactions – Institute of British Geographers (1965) 33.1 (2008): 60–72. Web.

Smith, Heather A., and Owen J. Furuseth. Latinos in the New South : Transformations of Place. Aldershot, England ;: Ashgate, 2006. Print.

“Kentucky By the Numbers.” NCLR (2010): n. pag. Web.

“Kentucky State Fact Sheet.” NCLR (2005): n. pag. Web.

Winders, Jamie, and Barbara Ellen Smith. “Excepting/accepting the South: New Geographies of Latino Migration, New Directions in Latino Studies.” Latino studies 10.1-2 (2012): 220–245. Web.

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