Women and Migration in the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands: A Reader / Edition 1

Women and Migration in the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands: A Reader / Edition 1

by Denise A. Segura
     
 

ISBN-10: 0822341182

ISBN-13: 9780822341185

Pub. Date: 07/20/2007

Publisher: Duke University Press Books

Seminal essays on how women adapt to the structural transformations caused by the large migration from Mexico to the U.S.A., how they create or contest representations of their identities in light of their marginality, and give voice to their own agency.  See more details below

Overview

Seminal essays on how women adapt to the structural transformations caused by the large migration from Mexico to the U.S.A., how they create or contest representations of their identities in light of their marginality, and give voice to their own agency.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780822341185
Publisher:
Duke University Press Books
Publication date:
07/20/2007
Series:
Latin America Otherwise
Pages:
616
Sales rank:
1,251,486
Product dimensions:
6.13(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Contents

About the Series....................ix
Acknowledgments....................xi
Introduction....................1
ROSA LINDA FREGOSO Toward a Planetary Civil Society....................35
LEO R. CHAVEZ A Glass Half Empty: Latina Reproduction and Public Discourse....................67
ADELAIDA R. DEL CASTILLO Illegal Status and Social Citizenship: Thoughts on Mexican Immigrants in a Postnational World....................92
EITHNE LUIBHEID "Looking Like a Lesbian": The Organization of Sexual Monitoring at the United States-Mexican Border....................106
JONATHAN XAVIER INDA The Value of Immigrant Life....................134
LESLIE SALZINGER Manufacturing Sexual Subjects: "Harassment," Desire, and Discipline on a Maquiladora Shopfloor....................161
MELISSA W. WRIGHT The Dialectics of Still Life: Murder, Women, and Maquiladoras....................184
SYLVANNA M. FALCÓN Rape as a Weapon of War: Militarized Rape at the U.S.-Mexico Border....................203
GLORIA GONZÁLEZ-LÓPEZ "Nunca he dejado de tener terror": Sexual Violence in the Lives of Mexican Immigrant Women....................224
XÓCHITL CASTAÑEDA AND PATRICIA ZAVELLA Changing Constructions of Sexuality and Risk: Migrant Mexican Women Farmworkers in California....................249
FARANAK MIRAFTAB Space, Gender, and Work: Home-Based Workers in Mexico....................269
MARÍA DE LA LUZ IBARRA Mexican Immigrant Women and the New Domestic Labor....................286
CYNTHIA CRANFORD "Aquí estamos y no nos vamos!" Justice for Janitors in Los Angeles and New Citizenship Claims....................306
NORMA OJEDA DE LA PEÑA Transborder Families and Gendered Trajectories of Migration and Work....................327
LAURA VELASCO ORTIZ Women, Migration, and Household Survival Strategies: Mixtec Women in Tijuana....................341
SYLVIA CHANT Single-Parent Families: Choice or Constraint? The Formation of Female-Headed Households in Mexican Shanty Towns....................360
DENISE A. SEGURA Working at Motherhood: Chicana and Mexican Immigrant Mothers and Employment....................368
PIERRETTE HONDAGNEU-SOTELO AND ERNESTINE AVILA "I'm Here, but I'm There": The Meanings of Latina Transnational Motherhood....................388
VICTORIA MALKIN Reproduction of Gender Relations in the Mexican Migrant Community of New Rochelle, New York....................415
JENNIFER S. HIRSCH "En el norte la mujer manda": Gender, Generation, and Geography in a Mexican Transnational Community....................438
OLGA NÁJERA-RAMÍREZ Unruly Passions: Poetics, Performance, and Gender in the Ranchera Song....................456
DEBORAH PAREDEZ Becoming Selena, Becoming Latina....................477
FELICITY SCHAEFFER-GRABIEL Cyberbrides and Global Imaginaries: Mexican Women's Turn from the National to the Foreign....................503
Bibliography....................521
Contributors....................585
Index....................587

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