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Mexico and its diaspora in the United States : policies of emigration since 1848

Author: Alexandra Delano
Publisher: New York : Cambridge University Press, 2013, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In the past two decades, changes in the Mexican government's policies toward the 30 million Mexican migrants living in the United States highlight the importance of the Mexican diaspora in both countries given its size, its economic power, and its growing political participation across borders. This work examines how the Mexican government's assessment of the possibilities and consequences of implementing certain  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alexandra Delano
ISBN: 9781107613133 1107613132
OCLC Number: 869226592
Description: xii, 288 pages : illustrations, map, chart ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction: engaging the Mexican diaspora --
1. The Mexican state's interests: a multi-level analysis --
2. The consolidation of the Mexican state and the safety valve of emigration (1848-1942) --
3. From the Bracero agreements to delinkage (1942-1982) --
4. From a policy of having no policy to a nation beyond Mexico's borders (1982-2000) --
5. The migration agreement (2000-2003) --
6. Institutionalizing state-diaspora relations (2003-2006) --
Conclusions: sending states' emigration policies in a context of asymmetric interdependence: limits and possibilities (2006-2010).
Responsibility: Alexandra Délano.

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This book examines how the Mexican government's assessment of the possibilities and consequences of implementing certain emigration policies from 1848 to 2010 has been tied to changes in the  Read more...

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'In this fascinating history of migration from Mexico to the United States, Alexandra Delano shows the view from Mexico City looking north. Mexican diplomats have attempted to manage Mexico's Read more...

 
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