More New and Used
from Private Sellers
Questions About This Book?
Why should I rent this book?
Renting is easy, fast, and cheap! Renting from eCampus.com can save you hundreds of dollars compared to the cost of new or used books each semester. At the end of the semester, simply ship the book back to us with a free UPS shipping label! No need to worry about selling it back.
How do rental returns work?
Returning books is as easy as possible. As your rental due date approaches, we will email you several courtesy reminders. When you are ready to return, you can print a free UPS shipping label from our website at any time. Then, just return the book to your UPS driver or any staffed UPS location. You can even use the same box we shipped it in!
What version or edition is this?
This is the 3rd edition with a publication date of 3/12/2012.
What is included with this book?
- The New copy of this book will include any supplemental materials advertised. Please check the title of the book to determine if it should include any CDs, lab manuals, study guides, etc.
- The Used copy of this book is not guaranteed to include any supplemental materials. Typically, only the book itself is included.
- The Rental copy of this book is not guaranteed to include any supplemental materials. You may receive a brand new copy, but typically, only the book itself.
- The eBook copy of this book is not guaranteed to include any supplemental materials. Typically only the book itself is included.
One of the few case studies of undocumented immigrants available, this insightful anthropological analysis humanizes a group of people too often reduced to statistics and stereotypes. The hardships of Hispanic migration are conveyed in the immigrants' own voices while the author's voice raises questions about power, stereotypes, settlement, and incorporation into American society.
Table of Contents
|Author's Preface and Acknowledgments to the Second Edition||p. xi|
|Preface to the Third Edition||p. xv|
|Introduction/Transition and Incorporation||p. 1|
|Anthropology and Undocumented Migration||p. 2|
|Migrants, Settlers, and Transnationals||p. 4|
|Answering the Questions||p. 6|
|Fieldwork: Finding the Unfindable||p. 7|
|Roots of Mexican Immigration in the 20th Century||p. 9|
|Overview of Chapters||p. 13|
|The Setting||p. 17|
|Undocumented Immigrants and the Larger Society||p. 20|
|Local Reactions to ˘Illegal Aliens÷||p. 24|
|Migration as a Part of Family History||p. 30|
|Target Earners||p. 34|
|Dissatisfaction with Local Economic Opportunities||p. 34|
|The ImmigrantĂs Dream||p. 38|
|Female Immigrants||p. 39|
|Family Conflicts||p. 41|
|Adventure and Curiosity||p. 42|
|Central American Immigrants||p. 44|
|Final Thoughts||p. 48|
|Crossing Borders||p. 49|
|The Border Zone||p. 49|
|The Soccer Field Experience||p. 54|
|Memories of Crossing the Border||p. 57|
|Crossing the Hills with Family||p. 61|
|Avoiding the Hills||p. 63|
|Central Americans: Many Borders to Cross||p. 65|
|Risks of Separation||p. 66|
|The Border as Political Theater||p. 70|
|Borders and Liminality||p. 72|
|Life on the Farm||p. 75|
|Life in the Camps||p. 76|
|Relations Back Home||p. 84|
|Discardable Workers||p. 86|
|Women and Children in the Canyons||p. 88|
|Marginality and Incorporation||p. 92|
|Settled Farmworkers||p. 93|
|Suburban Shantytown and Refuge||p. 97|
|The Migrant Problem||p. 98|
|A Community at Green Valley||p. 103|
|Life in the Camp||p. 110|
|Green Valley's Final Days||p. 115|
|Street-Corner Employment||p. 115|
|The Health Department||p. 120|
|The Final Days||p. 124|
|Green ValleyĂs Demolition||p. 126|
|Alter Green Valley||p. 128|
|Final Thoughts on Green Valley||p. 130|
|The Continuing Saga of Migrant Camps||p. 132|
|Families and Children||p. 135|
|Transnational Families and Reunited Families||p. 136|
|Domestic Groups||p. 143|
|Social Networks and ˘Daughter Communities÷||p. 148|
|Binational Families and the Politics of Reproduction||p. 151|
|The Quest for Work||p. 158|
|The Steady Worker||p. 161|
|Women and Domestic Work||p. 163|
|The Work Ethic||p. 168|
|English and Work||p. 170|
|Earnings and Mobility||p. 172|
|Final Thoughts||p. 174|
|Learning to Live as an "Illegal Alien"||p. 177|
|Home as a Refuge||p. 179|
|Implications of Being Apprehended||p. 181|
|Apprehension Experiences||p. 183|
|Fear and Behavior||p. 189|
|Seeking the Security of Documentation||p. 190|
|Economic Incorporation||p. 194|
|Social Incorporation||p. 194|
|Cultural Incorporation||p. 198|
|Personal Incorporation||p. 203|
|Incorporation and the Larger Society||p. 206|
|Undocumented Immigrants as Threats to the Nation||p. 208|
|A New Nativism and Mexican Immigration||p. 209|
|Appendix / Films on Undocumented Immigrants||p. 239|
|Table of Contents provided by Ingram. All Rights Reserved.|