Shadowed Lives: Undocumented Immigrants in American Society / Edition 2

Shadowed Lives: Undocumented Immigrants in American Society / Edition 2

by Leo R. Chavez, Leo Chavez
     
 

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ISBN-10: 015508089X

ISBN-13: 9780155080898

Pub. Date: 07/14/1997

Publisher: Cengage Learning

One of the few case studies of undocumented immigrants available, this insightful anthropological analysis humanizes a group of people too often reduced to statistics and stereotypes. The hardships of Hispanic migration are conveyed in the immigrants' own voices while the author's voice raises questions about power, stereotypes, settlement, and incorporation into

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One of the few case studies of undocumented immigrants available, this insightful anthropological analysis humanizes a group of people too often reduced to statistics and stereotypes. The hardships of Hispanic migration are conveyed in the immigrants' own voices while the author's voice raises questions about power, stereotypes, settlement, and incorporation into American society.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780155080898
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
07/14/1997
Series:
Case Studies in Cultural Anthropology Series
Edition description:
2nd Edition
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
6.38(w) x 9.18(h) x 0.37(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction/Transition and Incorporation 1. The Setting. 2. Separation. 3. Crossing Borders. 4. Life on the Farm. 5. Suburban Shantytown and Refuge. 6. Green Valley's Final Days. 7. Families and Children. 8. Work. 9. Learning to Live as an "Illegal Alien". 10. Incorporation. Epilogue.

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