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Author Cohen, Deborah, 1968-

Title Braceros [electronic resource] : migrant citizens and transnational subjects in the postwar United States and Mexico / Deborah Cohen.

Imprint Chapel Hill [N.C.] : University of North Carolina Press, c2011.


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 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description 328 p., [20] p. of plates : ill.
Note "Published in association with the William P. Clements Center for Southwest Studies, Southern Methodist University."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Agriculture, state expectations, and the configuration of citizenship -- Narrating class and nation: agribusiness and the construction of grower narratives -- Manhood, the lure of migration, and contestations of the modern -- Rites of movement, technologies of power: making migrants modern from home to the border -- With hunched back and on bended knee: race, work, and the modern north of the border -- Strikes against solidarity: containing domestic farmworkers' agency -- Border of belonging, border of foreignness: patriarchy, the modern, and making transnational Mexicanness -- Tipping the negotiating hand: state-to-state struggle and the impact of migrant agency.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Migrant agricultural laborers -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Mexicans -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Migrant labor -- Government policy -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
United States -- Emigration and immigration -- Social aspects.
Mexico -- Emigration and immigration -- Social aspects.
United States -- Foreign economic relations -- Mexico.
Mexico -- Foreign economic relations -- United States.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9780807833599 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780807899670 (e-book)

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