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About the Author:
Karen Richman is director of the Center for Migration and Border Studies, University of Notre Dame's Institute for Latino Studies, and has faculty appointments in Africana and Latino Studies. She is a fellow of the Helen Kellogg Institute for International Studies. She has worked as an advocate for refugees and immigrant workers in the United States

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780813033259
  • Publisher: University Press of Florida
  • Publication date: 9/23/2008
  • Series: New World Diasporas Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 384
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 1.10 (d)

Meet the Author

Karen E. Richman is director of the Center for Migration and Border Studies at the Institute for Latino Studies, on the faculty of Africana studies, and a fellow of the Helen Kellogg Institute for International Studies at the University of Notre Dame.
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Table of Contents

1 The Pwen of transnational Haitian migration 1
2 Migrants, remittances, and development 38
3 Ti Rivye : between home and over there 65
4 Peasants and hidden proletarians in Leogane 85
5 Discovering the African traditions 116
6 The dialectic of guinea and magic 150
7 Guarantying migrants in the core 184
8 They will remember me in the house : aesthetics of contest and persuasion on cassette letters 212
9 The rebellion of the Pwen 250
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