Shadowed Lives: Undocumented Immigrants in American Society / Edition 2

Shadowed Lives: Undocumented Immigrants in American Society / Edition 2

by Leo R. Chavez, Leo Chavez
     
 

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…  See more details below

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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

Foreword
Preface and Acknowledgments
Introduction / Transition and Incorporation1
1The Setting15
2Separation25
3Crossing Borders45
4Life on the Farm67
5Suburban Shantytown and Refuge87
6Green Valley's Final Days105
7Families, Domestic Groups, and Networks121
8Work141
9Learning to Live as an "Illegal Alien"159
10Incorporation175
Epilogue189
Bibliography201
Glossary211
AppFilms on Undocumented Immigrants213
Index215

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