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Shadowed Lives Undocumented Immigrants In American Society

Author : Leo Chavez
ISBN : 9781133588450
Genre : Social Science
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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. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Category: Social Science

Understanding Commodity Cultures

Author : Scott Cook
ISBN : 074253491X
Genre : Business & Economics
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This book explores how lived experience is informed by and shapes the diversifying funds of knowledge that enable people under economic stress to make culturally-informed choices in their material interest. By selectively reviewing the economic anthropological record and critically examining specific studies in several of Mexico's (and Guatemala's) key regions, as well as the U.S.-Mexico borderlands and the new trans-border space in the U.S. and Canada for Mexican migrant labor, the author encourages readers to critically rethink their views of economic otherness in Mexico (and, by extension, elsewhere in Latin America and the Third World), and presents a new framework for reconciling the continuing attraction of concepts like 'penny capitalism' with the realities of a world ever more subjected to continental and global market projects of 'Dollar Capitalism'. Visit our website for sample chapters!
Category: Business & Economics

Fanon Education

Author : George Jerry Sefa Dei
ISBN : 1433106418
Genre : Education
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Fanon and Education: Thinking Through Pedagogical Possibilities challenges conventional education to go beyond the formal procedures of schooling to engage in the making of multiple meanings of our world. Understanding education requires a holistic approach that extends beyond contemporary classrooms. Education must also be inclusive, addressing questions of difference, diversity, and power, as conceptualized through the lens of class, ethnicity, gender, disability, sexuality, religion, language, and indigeneity. These issues are thought of in the context of Fanon’s oeuvre, to articulate a social theory and progressive educational politics that can help us understand difference as political, as well as, dominant schooling, as a form of internalized oppression, that works differently on myriad bodies. Fanon and Education will have a broad appeal to readers who want to engage Fanon’s ideas in the schooling and educational politics of change and transformation. It should be read by all students, teachers, educational practitioners, community activists and researchers. This book will have a particular appeal for educators in teacher training colleges, as well as for graduate instruction in university departments of education, social work, and sociology.
Category: Education

Working But Poor

Author : Christian Zlolniski
ISBN : UCSC:32106017520518
Genre : Mexican Americans
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Category: Mexican Americans

La Casa De Mis Sue Os

Author : Peri L. Fletcher
ISBN : UTEXAS:059173006673858
Genre : Political Science
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An exploration of conflict between the ideals of home, centered on community and family in Mexico, and the need to earn a living which entails long sojourns in the United States.
Category: Political Science

Making Ends Meet

Author : Socorro Torres Sarmiento
ISBN : 1931202257
Genre : Social Science
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Using ethnographic interviews, Sarmiento studies how globalization affects ordinary Mexican American immigrants, shaping their families and daily lives. Even as families are divided by borders, they try to remain cohesive units. Globalization challenges immigrants to restructure their families, gender roles, and even their political boundaries. The unstable working conditions of immigrant men are decisive for the form in which families organize their income-generating strategies. However, women are key to the family economy in that they subsidize low wages through paid and unpaid work on both sides of the border.
Category: Social Science

Strangers In A Not So Strange Land

Author : Arthur Wesley Helweg
ISBN : 0534613128
Genre : Social Science
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This text is a case study of the Asian Indians in the United States. Almost unheard of three decades ago and almost nonexistent in the United States in the 1970s, this community is, on the average, the highest educated and claims the highest average family income of any ethnic community in North America. They are part of and representative of the new kind of immigrant coming to America. This text delves into the subject of immigration by focusing on how the immigration of highly educated and professionally trained migrants, which began in the late 1960s/early 1970s, differs from and challenges the traditional concepts of migration studies. The case study takes a transnational perspective and discusses the role of globalization and the current world system to form a more comprehensive study than those studies that have dominated migration studies and anthropology to date.
Category: Social Science

Social Justice

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105061789181
Genre : Criminology
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Category: Criminology

The Human Dilemma

Author : Melvin D. Williams
ISBN : 0030315948
Genre : Social Science
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Category: Social Science