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Abrazando el Espíritu

Abrazando el Espíritu

Ana Elizabeth Rosas

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780520282667
eISBN:
9780520958654
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520282667.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

Embracing the Spirit/Abrazando El Espíritu is an interdisciplinary investigation of the underestimated emotional, physical, and financial exploitation framing the U.S. and Mexican governments’ ... More

Body CountsThe Vietnam War and Militarized Refuge(es)

Body Counts: The Vietnam War and Militarized Refuge(es)

Yen Le Espiritu

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520277700
eISBN:
9780520959002
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520277700.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This book examines how the Vietnam War has continued to serve as a stage for the shoring up of American imperialist adventure and for the (re)production of American and Vietnamese American ... More

Buddha Is HidingRefugees, Citizenship, the New America

Buddha Is Hiding: Refugees, Citizenship, the New America

Aihwa Ong

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520229983
eISBN:
9780520937161
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520229983.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

Fleeing the murderous Pol Pot regime, Cambodian refugees arrive in America as at once the victims and the heroes of America's misadventures in Southeast Asia; and their encounters with American ... More

Diasporas

Diasporas

Stephane Dufoix

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520253599
eISBN:
9780520941298
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520253599.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

Coined in the third century B.C., the term diaspora has evolved into a buzzword used to describe the migrations of groups as diverse as ethnic populations, religious communities, and even engineers ... More

Enduring ViolenceLadina Women's Lives in Guatemala

Enduring Violence: Ladina Women's Lives in Guatemala

Cecilia Menjivar

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520267664
eISBN:
9780520948419
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520267664.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

Drawing on revealing, in-depth interviews, this book investigates the role that violence plays in the lives of Ladina women in eastern Guatemala, a little-visited and little-studied region. While ... More

EthnicitiesChildren of Immigrants in America

Ethnicities: Children of Immigrants in America

Ruben Rumbaut

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520230118
eISBN:
9780520927513
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520230118.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

The new immigration to the United States is unprecedented in its diversity of color, class, and cultural origins. Over the past few decades, the racial and ethnic composition and stratification of ... More

Gender and U.S. ImmigrationContemporary Trends

Gender and U.S. Immigration: Contemporary Trends

Pierrette Hondagneu-Sotelo (ed.)

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520225619
eISBN:
9780520929869
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520225619.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

Resurgent immigration is one of the most powerful forces disrupting and realigning everyday life in the United States and elsewhere, and gender is one of the fundamental social categories anchoring ... More

Making Los Angeles HomeThe Integration of Mexican Immigrants in the United States

Making Los Angeles Home: The Integration of Mexican Immigrants in the United States

Rafael "Alarcon, Luis Escala, Olga Odgers, and Roger Waldinger

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520284852
eISBN:
9780520960527
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520284852.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This book examines the different integration strategies implemented by Mexican immigrants in the Los Angeles region. In doing so, it provides an overview of Mexican migration and integration to the ... More

Paradise TransplantedMigration and the Making of California Gardens

Paradise Transplanted: Migration and the Making of California Gardens

Pierrette Hondagneu-Sotelo

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520277762
eISBN:
9780520959217
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520277762.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

Gardens are immobile, literally rooted in the earth, but they are also shaped by migration and by the transnational movement of ideas, practices, plants, and seeds. This book reveals how successive ... More

Rallying for Immigrant RightsThe Fight for Inclusion in 21st Century America

Rallying for Immigrant Rights: The Fight for Inclusion in 21st Century America

Kim Voss (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520267541
eISBN:
9780520948914
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520267541.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

From Alaska to Florida, millions of immigrants and their supporters took to the streets across the United States to rally for immigrant rights in the spring of 2006. The scope and size of their ... More

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