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

Author: Lynn Stephen
Publisher: Durham : Duke University Press, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Lynn Stephen
ISBN: 0822339722 9780822339724 0822339900 9780822339908
OCLC Number: 476002004
Description: xxii, 375 s. : illustrations, 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 --
Notes on collaborative research / Epilogue.
Responsibility: Lynn Stephen.
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