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Beyond the borderlands : migration and belonging in the United States and Mexico /

Over the last three decades, migration from Mexico to the United States has moved beyond the borderlands to diverse communities across the country, with the most striking transformations in American suburbs and small towns. This study explores the challenges encountered by Mexican families as they e...

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Main Author: Lattanzi Shutika, Debra, 1964-
Format: eBook
Language: English
Published: Berkeley : University of California Press, ℗♭2011.
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Table of Contents:
  • Cover; Contents; Illustrations; Acknowledgments; One: Introduction, New Borders and Destinations; Two: "I Give Thanks to God, After That, the United States", Everyday Life In Textitlan; Three: La Casa Vacia, Meanings and Memories in Abandoned Immigrant Houses; Four: In the Shadows and Out, Mexican Kennett Square; Five: Bridging the Community, Nativism, Activism, and the Politics of Belonging; Six: There and Back Again, The Pilgrimage of Return Migration; Seven: The Ambivalent Welcome, Cinco De Mayo and the Performance of Local Identity and Ethnic Relations; Epilogue; Notes; References; Index.