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Borders and walls

Mary Gilmartin, Patricia Burke Wood, and Cian O’Callaghan

in Borders, Mobility and Belonging in the Era of Brexit and Trump

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781447347279
eISBN:
9781447347316
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447347279.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter considers how the dominant performance of borders and bordering is being reworked through Brexit and the Trump presidency. The impact of Brexit has brought renewed attention and anxiety ... More


“Border Granny Wants You!”: Grandmothers Policing Nation at the US-Mexico Border

Jennifer L. Johnson

in Border Politics: Social Movements, Collective Identities, and Globalization

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479898992
eISBN:
9781479806799
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479898992.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter examines how grandmotherhood is performed at the US–Mexico border in service of the new nativist movement in contemporary United States and in the broader ethno-nationalist project to ... More


Passing: Two Publics in a Mexican Border City

Rihan Yeh

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780226511887
eISBN:
9780226512075
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226512075.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

Tijuana is the largest of Mexico’s northern border cities, and despite the US’s dramatic escalation of border enforcement, it remains deeply connected with California by one of the busiest ... More


Portrait of a Human Smuggler: Race, Class, and Gender among Facilitators of Irregular Migration on the US–Mexico Border

Gabriella E. Sanchez

in Race, Criminal Justice, and Migration Control: Enforcing the Boundaries of Belonging

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780198814887
eISBN:
9780191852596
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198814887.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Human Rights and Immigration

The hypervisibility of contemporary migration flows has generated significant interest in human smugglers, and reports of their activities are ubiquitous. Smugglers as facilitators of irregular ... More


From South Texas To the Nation: The Exploitation of Mexican Labor in the Twentieth Century

John Weber

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469625232
eISBN:
9781469625256
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469625232.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In the early years of the twentieth century, newcomer farmers and migrant Mexicans forged a new world in South Texas. In just a decade, this vast region, previously considered too isolated and ... More


Coalitional Politics on the US-Mexico Border

Karma R. Chávez

in Queer Migration Politics: Activist Rhetoric and Coalitional Possibilities

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038105
eISBN:
9780252095375
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038105.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter offers an extended look at two Tucson-based organizations, Wingspan and Coalición de Derechos Humanos (CDH), both of which have an avowed coalition to jointly fight oppression. The ... More


Gatas y Vatas: Female Empowerment and Community-Oriented Experimentalism

Ana R. Alonso-Minutti

in Experimentalisms in Practice: Music Perspectives from Latin America

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780190842741
eISBN:
9780190842789
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190842741.003.0008
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter centers on the activities of Gatas y Vatas, an annual experimental music festival in New Mexico that features solo performances by local practitioners. Initiated by young female Hispanic ... More


Border Absurd: The End-Times and the End of the Line

Camilla Fojas

in Zombies, Migrants, and Queers: Race and Crisis Capitalism in Pop Culture

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252040924
eISBN:
9780252099441
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040924.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

The postcrisis flattening of the social order spurred a flurry of anxiety-ridden stories of extralegal endeavors to maintain a middle-class lifestyle against further ruin. Ruin and personal ... More


Introduction

Amy Reed-Sandoval

in Socially Undocumented: Identity and Imigration Justice

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780190619800
eISBN:
9780190619848
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190619800.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy, General

The Introduction introduces the concept of being socially, as opposed to (merely) legally undocumented. It briefly explores the relationship of being socially undocumented to Latina/o/x identity and ... More


Conclusion: The Unforgotten

Wendy A. Vogt

in Lives in Transit: Violence and Intimacy on the Migrant Journey

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780520298545
eISBN:
9780520970625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520298545.003.0009
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Through two ethnographic vignettes at the Mexico’s southern and norther borders, the concluding chapter summarizes the central contributions of the book. It also places the migrant journey across ... More


Back to the Drawing Board

Bruno Verdini Trejo

in Winning Together: The Natural Resource Negotiation Playbook

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780262037136
eISBN:
9780262343633
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262037136.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Explores how, in the context of drought, the parties were able to move From Litigation to Cooperation. After a serious diplomatic confrontation and ensuing lawsuit in which both countries ended up ... More


Mexican Exodus: Emigrants, Exiles, and Refugees of the Cristero War

Julia G. Young

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780190205003
eISBN:
9780190205027
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190205003.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This book investigates the intersections between Mexico’s Cristero War (1926–1929) and Mexican migration to the United States during the late 1920s. In doing so, it reframes the Cristero War as a ... More


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