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The Creole Connection: People-to-People Aid and Solidarity across Borders

Beverly Bell

in Fault Lines: Views across Haiti's Divide

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452123
eISBN:
9780801468322
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452123.003.0013
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines how volunteers and aid workers from New Orleans and other parts of the world offered people-to-people humanitarian aid and community organizing support for earthquake victims in ... More


Tres por Uno: The Spatial Legacy of Remittance Policy

Sarah Lynn Lopez

in The Remittance Landscape: Spaces of Migration in Rural Mexico and Urban USA

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780226105130
eISBN:
9780226202952
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226202952.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the Mexican state’s intervention into remittance building practices (often referred to as remittance development) through a spatial analysis of their Tres Por Uno (3x1) program. ... More


Migrant Metropolis: Remittance Urbanism in the United States

Sarah Lynn Lopez

in The Remittance Landscape: Spaces of Migration in Rural Mexico and Urban USA

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780226105130
eISBN:
9780226202952
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226202952.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This chapter explores Chicago as the mirror image of remittance landscapes and as a quintessential “arrival” city for migrants. Chapter 6 argues that “remittance urbanism” defines contemporary U.S. ... More


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