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Intimate migrations [electronic resource] : gender, family, and illegality among transnational Mexicans / Deborah A. Boehm.

By: Boehm, Deborah A.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : NYU Press, 2012Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 178 p.).ISBN: 9780814789858 (electronic bk.); 0814789854 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Mexicans -- United States -- Social conditions | Mexican Americans -- Social conditions | Immigrants -- United States -- Social conditions | Transnationalism | Sex role -- United States | Mexican American families | Immigrant families -- United States | Illegal aliens -- United States | United States -- Emigration and immigration -- Social aspects | Mexico -- Emigration and immigration -- Social aspects | Social Science | SOCIAL SCIENCE / Emigration & ImmigrationGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Intimate Migrations : Gender, Family, and Illegality among Transnational MexicansDDC classification: 304.8/73072 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Cover; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction: De Ambos Lados / From Both Sides; 1 Placing Intimate Migrations; PART I. TRANSBORDER FAMILIES; 2 Mitad All�a, Mitad Aqu�i/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 Aqu�i, Ni de All�a/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
Summary: 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," f.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

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," f.

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Cover; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction: De Ambos Lados / From Both Sides; 1 Placing Intimate Migrations; PART I. TRANSBORDER FAMILIES; 2 Mitad All�a, Mitad Aqu�i/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 Aqu�i, Ni de All�a/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

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