World of Mexican Migrants The Rock and the Hard Place

ISBN-10: 159558448X
ISBN-13: 9781595584489
Edition: 2009
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Description: The author explores the world of Mexican migrant workers who, unable to eke out a modest living in their homeland, have come to the United States. Readers are told horrific stories of border crossings including one man's journey riding suspended  More...

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Book details

List price: $18.95
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: New Press, The
Publication date: 7/14/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.946
Language: English

The author explores the world of Mexican migrant workers who, unable to eke out a modest living in their homeland, have come to the United States. Readers are told horrific stories of border crossings including one man's journey riding suspended from the undercarriage of a train in this behind-the-scenes look at Mexican migrants.

Acknowledgments
Prologue
Introduction
The Rock
Beto: Those Not with US
Nopal Verde: The Life of a Town
San Rafael: A Life of Cooperation
Marta: The Tyranny of In-Laws
Dolores: "We Only Speak on Sundays"
The Journey
Tom�s: Traveling in Style
Elena: "Absolutely Still"
Angel: Cat and Mouse
Fernando: "A Snake's Breakfast"
The Tucson Consulate
No More Deaths
Shanti and Daniel
"Walking Around, Living Their Lives"
The Hard Place
Carlos: Names and Networks
Sara: "Ten Words in Ten Years"
Francisco: The Hardest Place
To Stay or to Return Home
Julio: A Quick Exit
Manuel: Life After Amnesty
Patricia: Weighing the Good and the Bad
Conclusion
A Note on Methodology
Notes
Glossary
Suggested Reading

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