Batos, Bolillos, Pochos, And Pelados

Batos, Bolillos, Pochos, And Pelados

by Chad Richardson
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University of Texas Press
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Batos, Bolillos, Pochos, And Pelados

This book examines the people and culture of the South Texas borderlands and uses the voices of several hundred Valley residents, backed by the findings of sociological surveys, to describe the lives of migrant farm workers,
colonia residents, undocumented domestic servants, maquila workers, and
Mexican street children..

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780292770904
Publisher: University of Texas Press
Publication date: 01/01/1999
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 316
Sales rank: 1,294,011
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.66(d)

Table of Contents

  • List of Figures
  • List of Tables
  • Borderlife Interview Projects
  • Preface
  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction
  • Chapter 1. "Mamá, Nosotros Somos Migrantes": South Texas Farmworkers, 1950-1990 (with Cruz C. Torres and Juanita Valdez Cox)
  • Chapter 2. "A Nice House": The Colonias of South Texas
  • Chapter 3. "Only a Maid": Undocumented Domestic Workers in South Texas (with Cruz C. Torres)
  • Chapter 4. Social Class on the South Texas-Mexico Border
  • Chapter 5. The Pain of Gain: Fifty Years of Anglo-Hispanic Relations in South Texas Schools (with María Olivia Villarreal Solano)
  • Chapter 6. From Mexicanos to Mexican Americans
  • Chapter 7. "¡Ahí Viene el Bolillo!": Anglo Newcomers to South Texas
  • Chapter 8. Black, Brown, and White: Race and Ethnicity in South Texas
  • Appendix A: Student Interviewers
  • Appendix B: Borderlife Interview Surveys
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Index

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