Intimate Migrations : Gender, Family, and Illegality among Transnational Mexicans
By: Boehm, Deborah.Material type: TextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: New York : NYU Press, 2012Description: 1 online resource (193 p.).ISBN: 9780814789858.Subject(s): Illegal aliens -- United States | Immigrant families -- United States | Immigrants -- United States -- Social conditions | Mexican American families | Mexican Americans -- Social conditions | Mexicans -- United States -- Social conditions | Mexico -- Emigration and immigration -- Social aspects | Sex role -- United States | Transnationalism | United States -- Emigration and immigration -- Social aspectsGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Intimate Migrations : Gender, Family, and Illegality among Transnational MexicansDDC classification: 304.8/73072 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Cover; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction: De Ambos Lados / From Both Sides; 1 Placing Intimate Migrations; PART I. TRANSBORDER FAMILIES; 2 Mitad Allá, Mitad Aquí/Half There, Half Here; 3 Family "Reunification"; PART II. GENDERED MIGRATIONS; 4 ¡Ya Soy Hombre y Mujer!/Now I Am a Man and a Woman!; 5 Gendered Borderlands; PART III. CHILDREN ON THE MOVE; 6 Por Mis Hijos/For My Children; 7 Here-Not Here; Conclusion: Ni de Aquí, Ni de Allá/From Neither Here Nor There; Postscript: Caught; Notes; Bibliography; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z
About the Author
In her research with transnational Mexicans, Deborah A. Boehm has often asked individuals: if there were no barriers to your movement between Mexico and the United States, where would you choose to live? Almost always, they desire the freedom to ""come and go."" Yet the barriers preventing such movement are many. Because of the United States' rigid immigration policies, Mexican immigrants often find themselves living long distances from family members and unable to easily cross the U.S.-Mexico border. Transnational Mexicans experience what Boehm calls ""intimate migrations,"" flows that both s
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