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Transborder lives : indigenous Oaxacans in Mexico, California, and Oregon

Author: Lynn Stephen
Publisher: Durham : Duke University Press, 2007.
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Explores how two populations of indigenous Mexican migrants are using their multi-layered identities and bi-national labor experiences to organize for economic and political change.

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Stephen, Lynn.
Transborder lives.
Durham : Duke University Press, 2007
(OCoLC)608486038
Online version:
Stephen, Lynn.
Transborder lives.
Durham : Duke University Press, 2007
(OCoLC)630818020
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Lynn Stephen
ISBN: 9780822339724 0822339722 9780822339908 0822339900
OCLC Number: 76820662
Description: xxii, 375 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: Approaches to transborder lives --
Transborder communities in political and historical context : views from Oaxaca --
Mexicans in California and Oregon --
Transborder labor lives : harvesting, housecleaning, gardening, and childcare --
Surveillance and invisibility in the lives of indigenous farmworkers in Oregon --
Women's transborder lives : gender relations in work and families --
Navigating the borders of racial and ethnic hierarchies --
Grassroots organizing in transborder lives --
Transborder ethnic identity construction in life and on the net : e-mail and web page construction and use --
Conclusions --
Epilogue: Notes on collaborative research.
Responsibility: Lynn Stephen.
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"Where most research on things 'transnational' is anchored on one side of the border or the other, Transborder Lives is conceptually and empirically well grounded throughout the geographic, national, Read more...

 
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