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Migrant deaths in the Arizona desert : la vida no vale nada / edited by Raquel Rubio-Goldsmith, Celestino Fernández, Jessie K. Finch, and Araceli Masterson-Algar.

Contributor(s): Masterson-Algar, Araceli [editor.] | Finch, Jessie K [editor.] | Fernández, Celestino [editor.] | Rubio-Goldsmith, Raquel [editor.].
Material type: TextTextSeries: JSTOR eBooks.Publisher: Tucson : The University of Arizona Press, 2016Description: 1 online resource.Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780816534562; 081653456X.Subject(s): Immigration enforcement -- Social aspects -- Arizona -- Congresses | Illegal aliens -- Mortality -- Mexico -- Sonora (State) -- Congresses | Illegal aliens -- Mortality -- Arizona -- CongressesAdditional physical formats: Print version:: No titleDDC classification: 325.791 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
¿No Vale Nada la Vida? (La Vida No Vale Nada) (Does Life Have No Worth? [Life Has No Worth]): Cultural and Political Intersections of Migration and Death at the U.S.-Mexico Border / Raquel Rubio-Goldsmith, Araceli Masterson-Algar, Jessie K. Finch, and Celestino Fernández -- Station 1. The Markings of History -- Border Traffic and Unmarked Graves: Keynote Speech, March 13, 2008 / Claudio Lomnitz -- Reflecting upon Violence, Injustice, and Impunity in Southeastern Arizona / Raquel Rubio-Goldsmith -- Station 2. Crossings -- Risk Perception and Informal Border Crossing Between Sonora and Arizona / Prescott L. Vandervoet"Con el peso en la frente" (With the peso on their forehead): A Gendered Look at the Human and Economic Costs of Migration on the U.S.-Mexico Border / Anna Ochoa O'Leary -- Station 3. Found Remains, Missing Graves; Migrant Deaths in the Sonora Desert: Evidence of Unsuccessful Border Militarization Efforts from Southern Arizona / Daniel E. Martínez -- Border Migrant Deaths and the Pima County Medical Examiner's Office / Bruce O. Parks, Eric D. Peters, Cynthia Porterfield, David Winston, and Bruce E. AndersonLos desaparecidos de la frontera (The disappeared on the border) / Robin Reineke; Station 4. Metaphors; A Theology of the Desert / Alex Nava; Metaphorical Imagery in News Reporting on Migrant Deaths / Jane Zavisca -- Station 5. Expressions from the Living Dead; Ethical and Biopolitical Dimensions of Migrancy, Life, and Death in Mexico's Southern Border / Javier Durán -- Sin el derecho de vivir (Without the right to live): Migration Songs, Corridos, and Death / Celestino Fernández and Jessie K. Finch -- The Cultural Presence of Death on the Arizona-Sonora Border and Beyond / James S. Griffith -- The Last Lords of the Border: A Hip-Hop Day of the Dead / Juan Felipe -- Conclusion: An Amen / Araceli Masterson-Algar and Raquel Rubio-Goldsmith -- References -- Contributors -- Index.
Summary: "Migrant Deaths in the Arizona Desert addresses the tragic results of government policies on immigration. The contributors consist of a multidisciplinary group who are dedicated to the thousands of men, women, and children who have lost their lives while crossing the desert in search of a better life. Each chapter in this important new volume seeks answers to migrant deaths, speaking to the complexity of this tragedy via a range of community and scholarly approaches"--Provided by publisher.
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Proceedings of a conference held in March 2008.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

"Migrant Deaths in the Arizona Desert addresses the tragic results of government policies on immigration. The contributors consist of a multidisciplinary group who are dedicated to the thousands of men, women, and children who have lost their lives while crossing the desert in search of a better life. Each chapter in this important new volume seeks answers to migrant deaths, speaking to the complexity of this tragedy via a range of community and scholarly approaches"--Provided by publisher.

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¿No Vale Nada la Vida? (La Vida No Vale Nada) (Does Life Have No Worth? [Life Has No Worth]): Cultural and Political Intersections of Migration and Death at the U.S.-Mexico Border / Raquel Rubio-Goldsmith, Araceli Masterson-Algar, Jessie K. Finch, and Celestino Fernández -- Station 1. The Markings of History -- Border Traffic and Unmarked Graves: Keynote Speech, March 13, 2008 / Claudio Lomnitz -- Reflecting upon Violence, Injustice, and Impunity in Southeastern Arizona / Raquel Rubio-Goldsmith -- Station 2. Crossings -- Risk Perception and Informal Border Crossing Between Sonora and Arizona / Prescott L. Vandervoet"Con el peso en la frente" (With the peso on their forehead): A Gendered Look at the Human and Economic Costs of Migration on the U.S.-Mexico Border / Anna Ochoa O'Leary -- Station 3. Found Remains, Missing Graves; Migrant Deaths in the Sonora Desert: Evidence of Unsuccessful Border Militarization Efforts from Southern Arizona / Daniel E. Martínez -- Border Migrant Deaths and the Pima County Medical Examiner's Office / Bruce O. Parks, Eric D. Peters, Cynthia Porterfield, David Winston, and Bruce E. AndersonLos desaparecidos de la frontera (The disappeared on the border) / Robin Reineke; Station 4. Metaphors; A Theology of the Desert / Alex Nava; Metaphorical Imagery in News Reporting on Migrant Deaths / Jane Zavisca -- Station 5. Expressions from the Living Dead; Ethical and Biopolitical Dimensions of Migrancy, Life, and Death in Mexico's Southern Border / Javier Durán -- Sin el derecho de vivir (Without the right to live): Migration Songs, Corridos, and Death / Celestino Fernández and Jessie K. Finch -- The Cultural Presence of Death on the Arizona-Sonora Border and Beyond / James S. Griffith -- The Last Lords of the Border: A Hip-Hop Day of the Dead / Juan Felipe -- Conclusion: An Amen / Araceli Masterson-Algar and Raquel Rubio-Goldsmith -- References -- Contributors -- Index.

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