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Attitudes About Immigration

Edward Telles and Christina A. Sue

in Durable Ethnicity: Mexican Americans and the Ethnic Core

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190221492
eISBN:
9780190061401
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190221492.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter addresses Mexican Americans’ attitudes about Mexican immigrants in the context of mass immigration. In addition to the boundary that exists between persons of Mexican heritage and ... More


Introduction

John H. Flores

in The Mexican Revolution in Chicago: Immigration Politics from the Early Twentieth Century to the Cold War

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780252041808
eISBN:
9780252050473
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041808.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This introduction explores the literature on Mexican immigrants and transnationalism; social movements; state-sponsored contract-labor programs; deportation; and naturalization, assimilation, and ... More


Statistical Analysis of Mexican Immigrants’ Integration in the Metropolitan Los Angeles Area

Rafael Alarcón, Luis Escala, and Olga Odgers

in Making Los Angeles Home: The Integration of Mexican Immigrants in the United States

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520284852
eISBN:
9780520960527
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520284852.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter presents the results of the descriptive statistical analysis of integration based on the American Community Survey of 2007, making use of the following indicators: level of educational ... More


Decididas y Atrevidas (Determined and Daring): In Search of Answers, 1947–1964

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/9780520282667.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

Using the records of U.S. government officials enlisted to protect the welfare of children in the United States and the oral life histories of women raising children without the emotional or ... More


Social Integration: Building a Family, a Community, and a Life

Rafael Alarcón, Luis Escala, and Olga Odgers

in Making Los Angeles Home: The Integration of Mexican Immigrants in the United States

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520284852
eISBN:
9780520960527
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520284852.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter focuses on the social integration of Mexican immigrants. The immigrants interviewed in this study display an intense organizational life through participation in one or more associations ... More


The Mexican Revolution in Chicago: Immigration Politics from the Early Twentieth Century to the Cold War

John H. Flores

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780252041808
eISBN:
9780252050473
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041808.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This book examines the political, labor, and assimilation history of Mexican immigrants in metropolitan Chicago during the first half of the twentieth century. Beginning in the mid-1920s and ... More


Political Integration: From Life in the Margins to the Pursuit of Recognition

Rafael Alarcón, Luis Escala, and Olga Odgers

in Making Los Angeles Home: The Integration of Mexican Immigrants in the United States

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520284852
eISBN:
9780520960527
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520284852.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter examines the political integration of Mexican immigrants. The ninety Mexican immigrants interviewed here have participated in the political life of Los Angeles, although at varying ... More


Making Los Angeles Home: The Integration of Mexican Immigrants in the United States

Rafael "Alarcon, Luis Escala, Olga Odgers, and Roger Waldinger

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520284852
eISBN:
9780520960527
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520284852.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This book examines the different integration strategies implemented by Mexican immigrants in the Los Angeles region. In doing so, it provides an overview of Mexican migration and integration to the ... More


Mexican Immigration and the Development of the Los Angeles Metropolitan Area

Rafael Alarcón, Luis Escala, and Olga Odgers

in Making Los Angeles Home: The Integration of Mexican Immigrants in the United States

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520284852
eISBN:
9780520960527
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520284852.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter focuses on the construction of the Mexican immigrant community in Los Angeles, stressing the particularities of this process in the Zacatecan, Oaxacan, and Veracruzan communities. One ... More


Conclusion

Rafael Alarcón, Luis Escala, and Olga Odgers

in Making Los Angeles Home: The Integration of Mexican Immigrants in the United States

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520284852
eISBN:
9780520960527
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520284852.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This concluding chapter discusses the main contemporary characteristics of the process of integration of Mexican immigrants in Los Angeles, which must be understood both in relation to the contexts ... 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


Government Censorship of Family Communication, 1942–1964

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/9780520282667.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

Using the correspondence of U.S. government officials and Mexican immigrant children, women, and men of varying legal status, this chapter examines how censorship was used to maintain the separation ... More


Cultural Integration: Redefining Identities in a Diverse Metropolis

Rafael Alarcón, Luis Escala, and Olga Odgers

in Making Los Angeles Home: The Integration of Mexican Immigrants in the United States

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520284852
eISBN:
9780520960527
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520284852.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter looks at the cultural integration of Mexican immigrants. In spite of exhausting work days, the immigrants take an active part in artistic, religious, and civic associations, centered ... More


Amy Spellacy on Guillermo Ibarra

Virginia R. Domínguez and Jane C. Desmond (eds)

in Global Perspectives on the United States: Pro-Americanism, Anti-Americanism, and the Discourses Between

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252040832
eISBN:
9780252099335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040832.003.0032
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This essay is a response to Guillermo Ibarra’s contribution to this book, Global Perspectives on the United States. It argues that Ibarra’s essay can usefully remind readers of the many ways the U.S. ... 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


Ejemplar y sín Igual (Exemplary and without Equal): The Loss of Childhood, 1942–1964

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/9780520282667.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

The children of braceros drive this chapter’s historical consideration of the U.S. and Mexican governments’ failure to protect them as children when enforcing the Bracero Program’s conditions and ... More


Introduction

Rafael Alarcón, Luis Escala, and Olga Odgers

in Making Los Angeles Home: The Integration of Mexican Immigrants in the United States

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520284852
eISBN:
9780520960527
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520284852.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This introductory chapter provides an overview of Mexican migration and integration to the United States. The migration of Mexicans to the United States stands out by virtue of its volume and its ... More


Hidden from History: Photo Stories of Love

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/9780520282667.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter uses bracero family oral life histories and photographs to historicize the urgency with which Mexican women and men documented their romantic love for each other as a way of not becoming ... More


Why Follow Chickens?

Kathleen C. Schwartzman

in The Chicken Trail: Following Workers, Migrants, and Corporations across the Americas

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451164
eISBN:
9780801468056
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451164.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This book explores the link between Mexican labor displacement and the dynamics of globalization within the context of the current immigration debate, with particular emphasis on the impact of the ... 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


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