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Exit Followed by Voice: Mexico's Migrant Civil Society 1

Jonathan Fox

in Accountability Politics: Power and Voice in Rural Mexico

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199208852
eISBN:
9780191709005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199208852.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter asks where migrants fit into the debate over how rural citizens can encourage public accountability, drawing on Hirschman's framework of ‘exit, voice, and loyalty’. Though migrants chose ... More


Quiet Conservatism

Robert Wuthnow

in Red State Religion: Faith and Politics in America's Heartland

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691150550
eISBN:
9781400839759
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691150550.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter examines how the people of Kansas retreated into a quiet centrist conservatism that was relatively more bipartisan and apolitical than would have been expected, especially in a state ... More


A Call to Arms: On Memory

Jeremy Tambling

in Madmen and Other Survivors: Reading Lu Xun's Fiction

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098244
eISBN:
9789882207158
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098244.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

The title of the second of Lu Xun's stories, Kong Yiji, written in March 1919, is given to an older man, whose speech is frequently said to be full of archaisms, and whose death is imminent. With the ... More


Return to the City of Rivers

MIGUEL A. Bretos

in Matanzas: The Cuba Nobody Knows

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813038100
eISBN:
9780813041568
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813038100.003.0018
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter, by way of epilogue, evokes the author's return to his hometown forty-two years after he left it. It observes that although many things have changed, many remain. The author confronts ... More


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


The Red Mafia

Peng Wang

in The Chinese Mafia: Organized Crime, Corruption, and Extra-Legal Protection

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198758402
eISBN:
9780191818349
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198758402.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

Chapter 5 discusses how corrupt public officials (Red Mafia) employ guanxi networks to obtain and distribute corrupt benefits. It examines the way in which public officials and businesspeople make ... More


Forging Belonging through Children in the Berlin-Cameroonian Diaspora

Pamela Feldman-Savelsberg

in Affective Circuits: African Migrations to Europe and the Pursuit of Social Regeneration

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226405018
eISBN:
9780226405292
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226405292.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

This chapter explains how Cameroonian mothers in Berlin, Germany, respond to the challenges of migration by deploying their infants to connect or disconnect affective circuits that tie them to ... More


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

Sarah Lynn Lopez

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780226105130
eISBN:
9780226202952
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226202952.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

While so-called transnational migration has occurred between Mexico and the U.S. for over a hundred years, at the turn of the twenty-first century the spaces produced by migration are increasingly ... 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


Cameroonian Predicaments

Pamela Feldman-Savelsberg

in Mothers on the Move: Reproducing Belonging Between Africa and Europe

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226389745
eISBN:
9780226389912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226389912.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

This chapter discusses Cameroonian predicaments of belonging, reproduction, connection and mobility. Colonial and post-colonial mobilities in the Cameroonian Grassfields region presage later ... More


Civic Engagement

Pamela Feldman-Savelsberg

in Mothers on the Move: Reproducing Belonging Between Africa and Europe

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226389745
eISBN:
9780226389912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226389912.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

This chapter examines Cameroonian participation in migrant place-based associations, where mothers develop extra-familial ties within the Berlin diasporic community. Hometown associations help ... More


Conclusion

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/9780252041808.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

During the first half of the twentieth century, Mexican Chicago was shaped by the ebbs and flows of revolutionary politics. Initially, the liberals, radicals, and conservatives all defined themselves ... More


Diasporas as Agents That Sometimes Make States

Katrina Burgess

in Courting Migrants: How States Make Diasporas and Diasporas Make States

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780197501795
eISBN:
9780197501825
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197501795.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Democratization

Chapter 7 links patterns of diaspora-making to repertoires of migrant engagement and the extent to which they reinforce or challenge the state’s narratives and agendas. With a few notable exceptions, ... More


The Silk Road of the Sea: A Beginning

Martin Dusinberre

in Hard Times in the Hometown: A History of Community Survival in Modern Japan

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835248
eISBN:
9780824871819
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835248.003.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter discusses the significance of studying the town of Kaminoseki. For one, the town's location highlights an imbalance in the historiography of modern Japan. Not only did Kaminoseki ... More


Furusato Boom, Kaminoseki Bust

Martin Dusinberre

in Hard Times in the Hometown: A History of Community Survival in Modern Japan

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835248
eISBN:
9780824871819
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835248.003.0009
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter discusses the concept of furusato, which literally means “old village.” It can also be translated as “hometown,” a term that captures the sense of roots, tradition, and nostalgic ... More


The Creation of Modern Space

Mitsuyo Wada-Marciano

in Nippon Modern: Japanese Cinema of the 1920s and 1930s

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824831820
eISBN:
9780824868772
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824831820.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter explores the cinema’s ability to articulate the spatial disruptions of modernity. It considers how urban space became Japanese cinema’s crucial iconography, one that expressed the ... More


Playing Ball for the Team of the Dead

Zachary Michael Jack

in The Haunt of Home: A Journey through America's Heartland

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501751790
eISBN:
9781501751813
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501751790.003.0003
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter details how the author coped after the death of his father. The author's father passed away just a few months shy of his sixty-first birthday, and like any rural son the author spent ... More


“Sin Maíz, No Hay País�

Chad Broughton

in Boom, Bust, Exodus: The Rust Belt, the Maquilas, and a Tale of Two Cities

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199765614
eISBN:
9780197563106
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199765614.003.0010
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Environmental Geography

After Three Years of living in the shadows of the United States, Laura Flora Oliveros returned to Mexico in 2004 to reunite with her daughters and her parents in Tierra Blanca, Veracruz. Erika, her ... More


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