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Author Stephen, Lynn.

Title Transborder lives : indigenous Oaxacans in Mexico, California, and Oregon / Lynn Stephen
Published Durham : Duke University Press, 2007
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Description 1 online resource (xxii, 375 pages) : illustrations, maps
Series e-Duke books scholarly collection.
Contents Approaches to transborder lives -- Transborder communities in political and historical context : views from Oaxaca -- Mexicans in California and Oregon -- Transborder labor lives : harvesting, housecleaning, gardening, and childcare -- Surveillance and invisibility in the lives of indigenous farmworkers in Oregon -- Women's transborder lives : gender relations in work and families -- Navigating the borders of racial and ethnic hierarchies -- Grassroots organizing in transborder lives -- Transborder ethnic identity construction in life and on the net : e-mail and web page construction and use -- Conclusions -- Epilogue: Notes on collaborative research
Summary Explores how two populations of indigenous Mexican migrants are using their multi-layered identities and bi-national labor experiences to organize for economic and political change
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 335-358) and index
Notes Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. http://purl.oclc.org/DLF/benchrepro0212 MiAaHDL
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Subject Frontier workers -- Mexico -- Oaxaca (State)
Indians of Mexico -- Employment -- West (U.S.)
Indians of Mexico -- Relocation -- West (U.S.)
Indians of Mexico -- Mexico -- Oaxaca (State) -- Migrations.
Migrant labor -- Mexico -- Oaxaca (State)
Oaxaca (Mexico : State) -- Emigration and immigration.
West (U.S.) -- Emigration and immigration.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0822389967 (electronic bk.)
9780822389965 (electronic bk.)