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Introduction: New Borders and Destinations

Debra Lattanzi Shutika

in Beyond the Borderlands: Migration and Belonging in the United States and Mexico

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520269583
eISBN:
9780520950238
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520269583.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This book is an ethnography based on fieldwork in Mexico and Pennsylvania, which investigates the challenges encountered by Mexican families as they endeavored to find their place in Kennett Square ... More


Sweet Innocence: Child Labor, Immigration Restriction, and Sugar Tariffs in the 1920s

April Merleaux

in Sugar and Civilization: American Empire and the Cultural Politics of Sweetness

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469622514
eISBN:
9781469622538
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469622514.003.0007
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter explores the sugar crisis of the 1920s which was caused by oversupply and declining prices and how it was interpreted by policymakers through the interwoven stories of child labor ... More


Introduction

George J. Borjas (ed.)

in Mexican Immigration to the United States

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226066325
eISBN:
9780226066684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226066684.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

Reflecting the increased interest on issues regarding the economic impact of immigration, the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) has held four separate research conferences on immigration in ... More


Introduction

Michael Innis-Jiménez

in Steel Barrio: The Great Mexican Migration to South Chicago, 1915-1940

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814785850
eISBN:
9780814760437
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814785850.003.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This book tells the story of Mexican immigration to South Chicago, in a neighborhood whose literal and figurative boundaries were defined by steel mills, during the period 1915–1940. It examines how ... More


Special Immigration and the Management of the Mexican Family, 1949–1959

Ana Elizabeth Rosas

in Abrazando el Espíritu

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780520282667
eISBN:
9780520958654
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520282667.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter examines the extraordinary accountability placed on the shoulders of bracero families striving to secure a Bracero Program contract to work as “special immigrants” in the United States. ... More


The Bracero Program as a Permanent State of Emergency

Ana Elizabeth Rosas

in Abrazando el Espíritu

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780520282667
eISBN:
9780520958654
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520282667.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

Using the oral life histories of former repatriates and braceros, this chapter contextualizes the enduring resonance of the trauma of repatriation from the United States to Mexico on Mexican ... More


Bracero Recruitment in the Mexican Countryside, 1942–1947

Ana Elizabeth Rosas

in Abrazando el Espíritu

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780520282667
eISBN:
9780520958654
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520282667.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter renders the U.S. and Mexican governments’ investment in using competing conceptualizations of race and racial difference to recruit Mexican immigrant men of varying class backgrounds ... More


Abrazando el Espíritu

Ana Elizabeth Rosas

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780520282667
eISBN:
9780520958654
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520282667.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

Embracing the Spirit/Abrazando El Espíritu is an interdisciplinary investigation of the underestimated emotional, physical, and financial exploitation framing the U.S. and Mexican governments’ ... More


Epilogue: The Generative Potential of Thinking and Acting Historically

Ana Elizabeth Rosas

in Abrazando el Espíritu

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780520282667
eISBN:
9780520958654
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520282667.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This epilogue addresses the Bracero Program’s far-reaching consequences, as well as efforts designed to document and learn from the experience of bracero families to render productive approaches ... More


The Shared Parish: Latinos, Anglos, and the Future of U.S. Catholicism

Brett C. Hoover

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479854394
eISBN:
9781479815760
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479854394.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

As faith communities in the United States grow increasingly more diverse, many churches are turning to the shared parish, a single church facility shared by distinct cultural groups who retain their ... More


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