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Migrant imaginaries : Latino cultural politics in the U.S.-Mexico borderlands

Author: Alicia R Schmidt Camacho
Publisher: New York : New York University Press, ©2008.
Series: Nation of newcomers.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Places migrants at the centre of pressing concerns, contending that border crossers have long been vital to social change

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Alicia R Schmidt Camacho
ISBN: 9780814716489 0814716482 9780814716496 0814716490
OCLC Number: 213407325
Description: xiii, 375 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Contents: 1. These people are not aliens : transborder solidarity in the shadow of deportation --
2. Migrant modernisms : racialized development under the Bracero program --
3. No Constitution for us : class racism and Cold War unionism --
4. Bordered civil rights : migrants, feminism, and the radical imagination in El Movimiento Chicano --
5. Tracking the new migrants : Richard Rodriguez and liberal retrenchment --
6. Narrative acts : fronteriza stories of labor and subjectivity --
7. Migrant melancholia : emergent narratives of the border crossing --
Afterword : A través del la línea/Across the line.
Series Title: Nation of newcomers.
Responsibility: Alicia Schmidt Camacho.
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"In this beautiful study, Schmidt Camacho demonstrates that Mexican migrant imaginaries affirm in songs, manifestos, poetry, novels, and testimonies visions of justice that exceed the limits of the Read more...

 
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Irresponsible "Scholarship"

by robert_borneman (WorldCat user published 2009-03-24) Poor Permalink

Migrant Imaginaries: Latino Cultural Politics in the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands 
By Alicia Schmidt Camacho 

"Aunque el mono se viste en seda, mono se queda." 

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