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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


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


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


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


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


In Painful Silence: The Untold Emotional Work of Long-Distance Romantic Relationships and Marriages, 1957–1964

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/9780520282667.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

Using a combination of bracero family oral life histories and songs of love, this chapter traces the romantic love, loss, and longing that inspired Mexican women and men to be most resourceful in ... More


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