Girlhood in the Borderlands: Mexican Teens Caught in the Crossroads of Migration

Girlhood in the Borderlands: Mexican Teens Caught in the Crossroads of Migration

by Lilia Soto

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781479862016
Publisher: New York University Press
Publication date: 07/31/2018
Series: Nation of Nations Series
Pages: 272
Sales rank: 881,250
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Lilia Soto is Associate Professor of American Studies and Latina/o Studies at the University of Wyoming.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1

1 The Why of Transnational Familial Formations 35

2 Growing Up Transnational: Mexican Teenage Girls and Their Transnational Familial Arrangements 57

3 Muchachas Michoacanas: Portraits of Teenage Girls in a Migratory Town 83

4 Migration Marks: Time, Waiting, and Desires for Migration 109

5 The Telling Moment: Pre-Crossings of Mexican Teenage Girls and Their Journeys to the Border 139

6 Imaginaries and Realities: Encountering the Napa Valley 171

Conclusion 203

Acknowledgments 209

Notes 213

Bibliography 229

Index 241

About the Author 247

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