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Migrant Imaginaries Latino Cultural Politics in the U. S. - Mexico Borderlands

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ISBN-10: 0814716490

ISBN-13: 9780814716496

Edition: 2008

Authors: Alicia Schmidt Camacho

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In this beautiful study, Schmidt Camacho demonstrates that Mexican migrant imaginaries affirm in songs, manifestos, poetry, novels, and testimonies visions of justice that exceed the limits of the nation-form and the logics of capital accumulation Lisa Lowe, author of Immigrant Acts: On Asian American Cultural Politics Migrant Imaginaries explores the transnational movements of Mexican migrants in pursuit of labor and civil rights in the United States from the 1920s onward. Working through key historical moments such as the 1930s, the Chicano Movement, and contemporary globalization and neoliberalism, Alicia Schmidt Camacho examines the relationship between ethnic Mexican expressive…    
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Book details

List price: $28.00
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: New York University Press
Publication date: 7/24/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 388
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.166
Language: English

Acknowledgments
A Note on Language
Introduction
Border Crossers in Mexican American Cultural Politics
These People Are Not Aliens: Transborder Solidarity in the Shadow of Deportation
Migrant Modernisms: Racialized Development under the Bracero Program
No Constitution for Us: Class Racism and Cold War Unionism
Bordered Civil Rights: Migrants, Feminism, and the Radical Imagination in El Movimiento Chicano
Tracking the New Migrants: Richard Rodriguez and Liberal Retrenchment
Border Crossings: Frontiers of New Social Conflict
Narrative Acts: Fronteriza Stories of Labor and Subjectivity
Migrant Melancholia: Emergent Narratives of the Border Crossing
Afterword: A traves de la linea/Across the Line
Notes
Index
About the Author