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Braceros : migrant citizens and transnational subjects in the postwar United States and Mexico

Author: Deborah Cohen
Publisher: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Published in association with the William P. Clements Center for Southwest Studies, Southern Methodist University."

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Deborah Cohen
ISBN: 9780807833599 0807833592 1469609746 9781469609744
OCLC Number: 607975611
Notes: "Published in association with the William P. Clements Center for Southwest Studies, Southern Methodist University."
Description: 328 pages : illustrations, map ; 25 cm
Contents: Agriculture, state expectations, and the configuration of citizenship --
Narrating class and nation: agribusiness and the construction of grower narratives --
Manhood, the lure of migration, and contestations of the modern --
Rites of movement, technologies of power: making migrants modern from home to the border --
With hunched back and on bended knee: race, work, and the modern north of the border --
Strikes against solidarity: containing domestic farmworkers' agency --
Border of belonging, border of foreignness: patriarchy, the modern, and making transnational Mexicanness --
Tipping the negotiating hand: state-to-state struggle and the impact of migrant agency.
Responsibility: Deborah Cohen.

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