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Yucatecans in Dallas, Texas : breaching the border, bridging the distance / Rachel H. Adler.

By: Adler, Rachel H. (Rachel Husin).
Material type: TextTextSeries: New immigrants series: Publisher: Boston : Allyn & Bacon, c2008Edition: 2nd ed.Description: x, 166 p. : ill., maps ; 22 cm.ISBN: 9780205521029 (pbk.); 0205521029 (pbk.).Subject(s): Mexican Americans -- Cultural assimilation -- Texas -- Dallas | Mexican Americans -- Texas -- Dallas -- Social conditions | Immigrants -- Texas -- Dallas -- Social conditions | Assimilation (Sociology) -- Texas -- Dallas | Dallas (Tex.) -- Ethnic relations | Dallas (Tex.) -- Emigration and immigration | Yucatán (Mexico : State) -- Emigration and immigrationAdditional physical formats: Online version:: Yucatecans in Dallas, Texas.DDC classification: 305.8968/7207642812
Contents:
Kaal as context -- Yucatán in the context of United States-Mexico migration -- Living in Kaal -- The meaning of "Mayanness" -- Yucatecans in the "Big D" -- Racial and ethnic relations in Dallas -- The Yucatecans in Dallas -- Crossing the line : migrants and the U.S.-Mexico border -- U.S. migration law, border crossing, and transnational migration -- The border crossing process -- Effects of border crossing -- Border crossing : "weapon of the weak" -- Migrant agendas and transnationalism -- Yucatecan migrant agendas -- Migrant agendas : two examples -- Circumventing the nation-state -- Dallas-Yucatán transnational migration -- Goods and information -- Women and men migrants -- Women and men from Kaal : gendered social spheres -- Case studies of migrant couples -- Discussion of the cases -- Conclusion : Yucatecan men and women in Dallas -- Yucatecan migrants and social change -- Final thoughts : will transnationalism last?
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Book University of Texas At Tyler
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Book University of Texas At Tyler
Stacks - 3rd Floor
F394 .D219 M53 2008 (Browse shelf) Available 0000001859560

Includes bibliographical references (p. 150-161) and index.

Kaal as context -- Yucatán in the context of United States-Mexico migration -- Living in Kaal -- The meaning of "Mayanness" -- Yucatecans in the "Big D" -- Racial and ethnic relations in Dallas -- The Yucatecans in Dallas -- Crossing the line : migrants and the U.S.-Mexico border -- U.S. migration law, border crossing, and transnational migration -- The border crossing process -- Effects of border crossing -- Border crossing : "weapon of the weak" -- Migrant agendas and transnationalism -- Yucatecan migrant agendas -- Migrant agendas : two examples -- Circumventing the nation-state -- Dallas-Yucatán transnational migration -- Goods and information -- Women and men migrants -- Women and men from Kaal : gendered social spheres -- Case studies of migrant couples -- Discussion of the cases -- Conclusion : Yucatecan men and women in Dallas -- Yucatecan migrants and social change -- Final thoughts : will transnationalism last?

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<p>Rachel H. Adler is Professor of Sociology at the College of New Jersey. Her research interests include Urban Anthropology, including Latino Immigration to the US, and Medical Anthropology, particularly Nursing Practice.</p> <p>Nancy Foner is Distinguished Professor of Sociology at Hunter College and the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. Her main area of interest is immigration, particularly comparing immigration today with earlier periods in the United States, the immigrant experience in various American gateway cities, and immigrants in the United States and Europe. She is the author or editor of eighteen books.</p>

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