Transborder Lives: Indigenous Oaxacans in Mexico, California, and Oregon

Transborder Lives Indigenous Oaxacans in Mexico California and Oregon Lynn Stephen s innovative ethnography follows indigenous Mexicans from two towns in the state of Oaxaca the Mixtec community of San Agust n Atenango and the Zapotec community of Teotitl n del Valle wh

Lynn Stephen s innovative ethnography follows indigenous Mexicans from two towns in the state of Oaxaca the Mixtec community of San Agust n Atenango and the Zapotec community of Teotitl n del Valle who periodically leave their homes in Mexico for extended periods of work in California and Oregon Demonstrating that the line separating Mexico and the United States is only oLynn Stephen s innovative ethnography follows indigenous Mexicans from two towns in the state of Oaxaca the Mixtec community of San Agust n Atenango and the Zapotec community of Teotitl n del Valle who periodically leave their homes in Mexico for extended periods of work in California and Oregon Demonstrating that the line separating Mexico and the United States is only one among the many borders that these migrants repeatedly cross including national, regional, cultural, ethnic, and class borders and divisions , Stephen advocates an ethnographic framework focused on transborder, rather than transnational, lives Yet she does not disregard the state She assesses the impact migration has had on local systems of government in both Mexico and the United States as well as the abilities of states to police and affect transborder communities.Stephen weaves the personal histories and narratives of indigenous transborder migrants together with explorations of the larger structures that affect their lives Taking into account U.S immigration policies and the demands of both commercial agriculture and the service sectors, she chronicles how migrants experience and remember low wage work in agriculture, landscaping, and childcare and how gender relations in Oaxaca and the United States are reconfigured by migration She looks at the ways that racial and ethnic hierarchies inherited from the colonial era hierarchies t

  • [PDF] Unlimited ☆ Transborder Lives: Indigenous Oaxacans in Mexico, California, and Oregon : by Lynn Stephen
    153 Lynn Stephen
Transborder Lives: Indigenous Oaxacans in Mexico, California, and Oregon

  1. Lynn Stephen Is a well-known author, some of his books are a fascination for readers like in the Transborder Lives: Indigenous Oaxacans in Mexico, California, and Oregon book, this is one of the most wanted Lynn Stephen author readers around the world.

443 Reply to “Transborder Lives: Indigenous Oaxacans in Mexico, California, and Oregon”


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *