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Hellman, Judith Adler
The world of Mexican migrants : the rock and the hard place / Judith Adler Hellman
New York : New Press : Distributed by W. W. Norton & Co., c2008
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Location Call Number Status
 3rd Floor  E184.M5 H385 2008    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Mexican Americans -- Interviews
Immigrants -- United States -- Interviews
Mexicans -- Interviews
Mexican Americans -- Social conditions -- Anecdotes
Immigrants -- United States -- Social conditions -- Anecdotes
Migrant labor -- United States -- Anecdotes
Migrant labor -- Mexico -- Anecdotes
Subject United States -- Emigration and immigration -- Anecdotes
Mexico -- Emigration and immigration -- Anecdotes
Physical Description xxiv, 256 p. : map ; 25 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [251]-256)
Contents 1: 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" -- 2: The journey -- Tomás: 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" -- 3: The hard place -- Carlos: names and networks -- Sara: "ten words in ten years" -- Francisco: the hardest place -- 4: To stay or to return home -- Julio: a quick exit -- Manuel: life after amnesty -- Patricia: weighing the good and the bad

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