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Women and migration in the U.S.-Mexico borderlands : a reader

Author: Denise A Segura; Patricia Zavella
Publisher: Durham : Duke University Press, 2007.
Series: Latin America otherwise.
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Women's migration within Mexico and from Mexico to the United States is increasing; nearly as many women as men are migrating. This title analyzes how economically and politically displaced migrant  Read more...

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Women and migration in the U.S.-Mexico borderlands.
Durham : Duke University Press, 2007
(OCoLC)631768894
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Denise A Segura; Patricia Zavella
ISBN: 9780822340973 0822340976 9780822341185 0822341182
OCLC Number: 76141419
Description: xii, 595 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: Toward a planetary civil society / Rosa Linda Fregoso --
A glass half empty: Latina reproduction and public discourse / Leo R. Chavez --
Illegal status and social citizenship: thoughts on Mexican immigrants in a postnational world / Adelaida R. del Castillo --
"Looking like a lesbian": the organization of sexual monitoring at the United States-Mexican border / Eithne Luibheid --
The value of immigrant life / Jonathan Xavier Inda --
Manufacturing sexual subjects: "harassment," desire, and discipline on a maquiladora shopfloor / Leslie Salzinger --
The dialectics of still life: murder, women, and maquiladoras / Melissa W. Wright --
Rape as a weapon of war: militarized rape at the U.S.-Mexico border / Sylvanna M. Falcón --
"Nunca he dejado de tener terror": sexual violence in the lives of Mexican immigrant women / Gloria González-López --
Changing constructions of sexuality and risk: migrant Mexican women farmworkers in California / Xóchitl Castañeda, Patricia Zavella --
Space, gender, and work: home-based workers in Mexico / Faranak Miraftab --
Mexican immigrant women and the new domestic labor / María de la Luz Ibarra --
"¡Aquí estamos y no nos vamos!": justice for janitors in Los Angeles and new citizenship claims / Cynthia Cranford --
Transborder families and gendered trajectories of migration and work / Norma Ojeda de la Peña --
Women, migration, and household survival strategies: Mixtec women in Tijuana / Laura Velasco Ortiz --
Single-parent families: choice or constraint? the formation of female-headed households in Mexican shanty towns / Sylvia Chant --
Working at motherhood: Chicana and Mexican immigrant mothers and employment / Denise A. Segura --
"I'm here, but I'm there": the meanings of Latina transnational motherhood / Pierrette Hondagneu-Sotelo, Ernestine Avila --
Reproduction of gender relations in the Mexican migrant community of New Rochelle, New York / Victoria Malkin --
"En el norte la mujer manda": gender, generation, and geography in a Mexican transnational community / Jennifer S. Hirsch --
Unruly passions: poetics, performance, and gender in the Ranchera song / Olga Nájera-Ramírez --
Becoming Selena, becoming Latina / Deborah Paredez --
Cyberbrides and global imaginaries: Mexican women's turn from the national to the foreign / Felicity Schaeffer-Grabiel.
Series Title: Latin America otherwise.
Responsibility: edited by Denise A. Segura and Patricia Zavella.
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