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Social Text (1 September 2006) 24 (3 (88)): 99–130.
Published: 01 September 2006
... This is a common refrain among undocumented Mexican immigrants and often signals the start of a strug- gle against exploitative employers or landlords.2 Indeed, it would seem that undocumented immigrants do not enjoy many rights. After crossing the border, they are told by other recent...
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Social Text (1 September 2010) 28 (3 (104)): 91–117.
Published: 01 September 2010
... communities across Southern Arizona, it argues that several displacements happen in the traditional historical narratives of the Camp Grant massacre: the erasure of participation by Tucsonense indigenous Mexican women in the violence against Aravaipa and Pinal Apache women and the discursive violence enacted...
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Social Text (1 December 2012) 30 (4 (113)): 103–123.
Published: 01 December 2012
...), territorialities (dweller/itinerant), and statelessnesses (non-Mexican/non-American) that provide the foundation for a new progressive politics at the border that embraces a principle of radical diversity and the assumption of heterogeneity inscribed within it. © 2012 Duke University Press 2012 Hinging on...
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Social Text (1 September 2006) 24 (3 (88)): 81–98.
Published: 01 September 2006
... workers. U.S. Labor Department data have indicated that almost 80 per- cent of all U.S. farmworkers are Mexican born. These workers are found in some of the most remote rural communities, and increasingly, they are settling in those communities. Sometimes they are easily integrated into the...
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Social Text (1 December 2001) 19 (4 (69)): 93–113.
Published: 01 December 2001
.... Walsh, M. 1985 . Mexican factories along the U.S. border succeed despite criticism on both sides. Wall Street Journal , 19 November. Wood, S. 1989 . The transformation of work? In The transformation of work: Skill, flexibility, and the labor process , edited by S. Wood. London: Unwin Hyman...
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Social Text (1 June 2007) 25 (2 (91)): 81–102.
Published: 01 June 2007
... table, four young Mexicans — or are they Chicanos? — drink their cans of Budweiser and proclaim “salud!” — to your health! A boisterous blond couple perspires heavily in the dry, ovenlike heat. They wear sombreros and Nikes, having just returned from Mexico. They speak English slowly and...
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Social Text (1 September 2007) 25 (3 (92)): 85–101.
Published: 01 September 2007
... are differentiated in Spanish by only one letter (histeria/historia), although they refer to completely different things. In the present text, at least, hysteria refers to a concept addressed by Mexican doctors toward the end of the nineteenth century and begin- ning of the twentieth...
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Social Text (1 September 2007) 25 (3 (92)): np.
Published: 01 September 2007
... and Culture. His most recent book is Culture in the Age of Three Worlds (Verso). Frida Gorbach is research professor at the Universidad Autónoma Met- ropolitana, Xochimilco (UAM-X). She has published various articles on nineteenth-century Mexican medicine and has a book forthcom...
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Social Text (1 September 2006) 24 (3 (88)): 1–12.
Published: 01 September 2006
... how new immigrants, their advo- cates, public officials, as well as old destination community members (including “old” Latinos/as — Puerto Ricans, Dominicans, and Mexicans) respond to the daily existence of this new “border” in...
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Social Text (1 September 2006) 24 (3 (88)): 73–80.
Published: 01 September 2006
.... Why Farmingville? In the late 1990s a number of Mexican immigrants arrived from the state of Hidalgo, west of Mexico City, during a construction boom on eastern Long Island. Farmingville, home to fifteen thousand inhabitants...
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Social Text (1 September 2007) 25 (3 (92)): 9–18.
Published: 01 September 2007
... made international headlines as a battleground in globalization’s trench wars. While privatization and rural dispossession dominated Mexican accounts of NAFTA’s predation, the fight in Tepoz- tlán raised a more complex critique of the new hemispheric geography. Long a weekend destination for...
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Social Text (1 September 2006) 24 (3 (88)): np.
Published: 01 September 2006
... Anti-immigrant Violence in Suburbia  James E. Claffey 73 New Immigrants in Rural Communities: The Challenges of Integration  Pilar A. Parra   and Max J. Pfeffer 81 La Virgen Meets Eliot Spitzer: Articulating Labor Rights for Mexican Immigrants  Alyshia Gálvez 99 Putting...
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Social Text (1 September 2006) 24 (3 (88)): 13–33.
Published: 01 September 2006
... is unique in many ways, but is also strikingly similar to the stories of other undocumented Mexican or Guatemalan women who women have recently immigrated to New York’s Hudson Valley.1 As a result of my involvement in an English as a Second...
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Social Text (1 September 2006) 24 (3 (88)): 35–54.
Published: 01 September 2006
... “structuring of gender inequality” in immigrant lives.3 As Gloria González-López posits in the groundbreaking Erotic Journeys: Mexican Immigrants and Their Sex Lives, “immigrants experience an imaginary transition from tradition...
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Social Text (1 December 2007) 25 (4 (93)): 67–90.
Published: 01 December 2007
... Mexican history, the pol- itics of recovery informing the inscription of narratives of Afro-Mexican freedom must rely on an unconventional approach. Rather than being convinced that the archive and its stories can speak for themselves, an insurgent strategy of representation is necessary...
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Social Text (1 June 2015) 33 (2 (123)): 83–98.
Published: 01 June 2015
... Immediately following this passage, the authors turn to “Father Gately,” who, we are told, “serves a large Latino parish in the predomi- nantly Mexican neighborhood of Westside.”14 To answer the question he is posed about “how residents of the neighborhood meet...
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Social Text (1 September 2013) 31 (3 (116)): 57–73.
Published: 01 September 2013
... Ixtacihuátl and her lover Popocatépetl, titled Grandeza Azteca, now the staple image on most Mexican bakery calendars.30 The video also integrates pictures of well-­known Tex-­Mex conjunto accordionists, while also capturing men socializing at a bar table...
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Social Text (1 December 2009) 27 (4 (101)): 67–94.
Published: 01 December 2009
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Social Text (1 September 2006) 24 (3 (88)): 131–138.
Published: 01 September 2006
... leaders from the amnesty movement, labor, some of the second-generation national Latino groups like National Council of la Raza and MALDEF [Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund]. Doing these screen...
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Social Text (1 September 2007) 25 (3 (92)): 1–7.
Published: 01 September 2007
... moralistic or Rural Veracruz Families Due to International Migration,” translated here from Spanish by Trudy Balch. Córdova Plaza examines the migrations of racial-imperialist Mexicans between a village in Veracruz and the southern United States, accounts of...