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Crafting Border Livelihoods

Sergio Chávez

in Border Lives: Fronterizos, Transnational Migrants, and Commuters in Tijuana

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780199380572
eISBN:
9780199380619
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199380572.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies), Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter provides an overview of the political economic forces that created a precarious situation for one of the main characters of the book, Ramón García. It discusses how migrants from the ... More


Becoming a Border Commuter

Sergio Chávez

in Border Lives: Fronterizos, Transnational Migrants, and Commuters in Tijuana

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780199380572
eISBN:
9780199380619
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199380572.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies), Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter documents how current border crossers obtained legal documents that allowed them to live in Mexico and cross the border to work in the United States at two different historical periods. ... More


Border Lives: Fronterizos, Transnational Migrants, and Commuters in Tijuana

Sergio Chávez

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780199380572
eISBN:
9780199380619
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199380572.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies), Urban and Rural Studies

Based on observations and in-depth interviews, Border Lives tells the story of how diverse groups of individuals came to establish roots in Tijuana, beginning shortly after the termination of the ... More


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