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Author Sandoval-Garc©Ưa, Carlos

Title Shattering myths on immigration and emigration in Costa Rica / edited by Carlos Sandoval-García ; translated by Kari Meyers
Published Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group, Inc., 2011
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Description 1 online resource (558 pages)
Contents Abbreviations; Foreword; Introduction; Part I Migrant Communities In Costa Rica; Chapter One Foreign Immigration in Costa Rican History; Chapter Two The Quantitative Dimension of Nicaraguan Immigration in Costa Rica From Myth to Reality 1; Chapter Three Selected Sociodemographic Aspects of U.S., Canadian, and European Residents in Costa Rica; Chapter Four Replacement Migration New Poles of Exclusion in Transborder Migrations in Central America 1; Part Ii Immigration And Public Policies; Chapter Five Nicaraguan Migration to Costa Rica and Public Policies
Chapter Eleven Transnational Reproduction Reproductive Health, Limitations, and Contradictions for Working Nicaraguan Migrant Women in Costa RicaChapter Twelve Working Migrant Women and Nontraditional Agricultural Exports Women Workers in Packing Plants in Costa Rica 1; Chapter Thirteen "They're Machistas, They Treat Them Badly" Comparative Transnational Masculinity in Sex Tourism; Part V Social Imaginaries Of Migration; Chapter Fourteen The Alterity Joke The Nightmare of Being the "Other"
Chapter Fifteen Jokes about Nicaraguans Symbolic Barriers, Social Control Mechanisms, and Identity ConstructorsChapter Sixteen Nica/rag©ơense The Making of the Documentary; Chapter Seventeen Challenges in Migration Research Reflections from Costa Rica; About the Contributors; About the Editor
Chapter Six The Social Security Health System and its Uses by Nicaraguans in Costa RicaPart Iii Costa Rican Emigration; Chapter Seven Family Remittances Sent by Costa Ricans in the United States 1; Chapter Eight The First Costa Rican Emigrants to New York and New Jersey 1; Chapter Nine Toward a Transnational Conception in the Study of and Attention to Costa Rican Migration 1; Part Iv Immigration And Gender; Chapter Ten Vulnerability to Violence in Immigration Nicaraguan and Panamanian Women in Migratory Transit to Costa Rica 1
Summary Shattering Myths on Immigration and Emigration in Costa Rica provides the first comprehensive examination of transnational migration patterns into and out of Costa Rica. This impressive edited volume brings together the work of 18 top scholars fromdiverse social science backgrounds to analyze Costa Rican migration patterns in the era of globalization. The first section focuses on immigration in Costa Rican history, including chapters on Nicaraguan, North American and European immigration to the country as well a chapter on transnational migration within Central America. The second part centers
Notes Description based upon print version of record
Subject Immigrants -- Costa Rica -- Social conditions.
Nicaraguans -- Costa Rica -- Social conditions.
Costa Rica -- Emigration and immigration.
Nicaragua -- Emigration and immigration.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780739144695