Xaripu Community Across Borders Labor Migration, Community, and Family

ISBN-10: 0268022127

ISBN-13: 9780268022129

Edition: 2009

Authors: Manuel Barajas
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Description: The author presents a cross-national, comparative study of transnational migration. Using a case study of the Xaripu community in both Mexico and Stockton, California, he examines how various influences have shaped labour migration, community and family experiences on both sides of the border for over 100 years.

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Book details

List price: $35.00
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: University of Notre Dame Press
Publication date: 4/17/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 352
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.430
Language: English

Acknowledgments
Introduction: Labor Migration, Community, and Family across Borders
An Overview of the Book
Biographical Sketches of Xaripu Labor Migrants
Theoretical Perspectives on Labor Migration
Structural Perspectives
Transnational Perspectives
Internal Colonialism
Moving beyond Traditional Perspectives
Interactive Colonization
Methods
A Social-Historical Context of Xaripu's Land Displacement and Labor Migration Experience
Origins of Xaripus
The Colonization of Michoac�n (1521)
Mexican Independence (1810)
The Mexican Revolution (1910)
Agrarian Reform in Mexico (1917-1930s)
Bracero Period (1942-64)
Post-Bracero Period (1964-1980s)
Contextualizing Xaripus' Labor Migration in the History of Colonialism
The Logic of Colonialism in Modern Labor Relations
Colonial Labor in the Fields
Labor Conditions in California Agriculture
Out of the Fields
Race, Gender, and Colonialism in Modern Labor Relations
Haciendo Comunidad across Borders
Contextualizing and Conceptualizing Xaripu Transnationalism
Beyond Social Interaction: Convivir
Convivencia
Nepantla
Empowerment
The Challenge of Building a Cross-Border Community: Global Inequalities
The Family across Borders: Exploring Gaps in Perception and Practice of Gender Empowerment
Perspectives on Gender Relations within Immigrant Families
&iq;Qui�n Manda? (Who Has the Authority?)
The Division of Household Labor
The Impact of Transnationalism on Perceptions of Family and Gender Equity
The Complexities of Gender Empowerment within the Family across Borders
A Pueblo's Search for Empowerment across Borders
Appendix
Notes
Works Cited
Index
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