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Author Trinidad Galván, Ruth, author

Title Women who stay behind : pedagogies of survival in rural transmigrant Mexico / Ruth Trinidad Galván
Published Tucson : The University of Arizona Press, 2015
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Description 1 online resource (xvi, 182 pages) : illustrations
Series UPCC book collections on Project MUSE
Contents Julieta : wife of a migrant man -- Transmigration, transborder realities, and the transformation of women who stay behind -- Andrea : hesitant and unappreciated activist -- Globalizing from below and the work of grassroots organizations -- Carolina : devoted mother and community leader -- Pedagogical spaces of convivencia and healing -- Jovita : caring and humble woman -- Campesina epistemologies and pedagogies of the spirit
Summary "The book uncovers the social, educational, and cultural tools rural Mexican women employ to creatively survive the conditions created by migration. It addresses the material conditions that lead to the migration of adults from the area, but at the core are the educational and personal endeavors of women to get ahead without the men in their families"--Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Foreign workers -- Family relationships -- Mexico.
Immigrants -- United States.
Mexicans -- United States.
Rural women -- Mexico -- Social conditions.
Wives -- Effect of husband's employment on -- Mexico.
Form Electronic book
Author Project Muse.
LC no. 2014024125
ISBN 081650198X electronic bk
9780816501984 electronic bk