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Braceros [Elektronisk resurs] Migrant Citizens and Transnational Subjects in the Postwar United States and Mexico.

Cohen, Deborah. (författare)
ISBN 9780807899670
Publicerad: Chapel Hill : The University of North Carolina Press, 2011
Engelska 1 online resource (359 p.)
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  • Contents; Introduction; Part I: Producing Transnational Subjects; 1 Agriculture, State Expectations, and the Configuration of Citizenship; 2 Narrating Class and Nation: Agribusiness and the Construction of Grower Narratives; 3 Manhood, the Lure of Migration, and Contestations of the Modern; Part II: Bracero Agency and Emergent Subjectivities; 4 Rites of Movement, Technologies of Power: Making Migrants Modern from Home to the Border; 5 With Hunched Back and on Bended Knee: Race, Work, and the Modern North of the Border; 6 Strikes against Solidarity: Containing Domestic Farmworkers' Agency. 
  • 7 Border of Belonging, Border of Foreignness: Patriarchy, the Modern, and Making Transnational MexicannessA section of photographs; Part III: The Convergence of Elite Alliances; 8 Tipping the Negotiating Hand: State-to-State Struggle and the Impact of Migrant Agency; Epilogue; Notes; Bibliography; Acknowledgments/Agradecimientos; A; Index; B; C; E; D; G; F; I; H; K; L; J; M; N; P; Q; R; O; T; S; U; W; Y; Z; V. 
  • At the beginning of World War II, the United States and Mexico launched the bracero program, a series of labor agreements that brought Mexican men to work temporarily in U.S. agricultural fields. In ###Braceros#, historian Deborah Cohen asks why these migrants provoked so much concern and anxiety in the United States and what the Mexican government expected to gain in participating in the program. Cohen creatively links the often unconnected themes of exploitation, development, the rise of consumer cultures, and gendered class and race formation to show why those with connections beyond the na 

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Mexicans -- United States -- History -- 20th century. 
Mexico -- Emigration and immigration -- Social aspects. 
Mexico -- Foreign economic relations -- United States. 
Migrant agricultural laborers -- United States -- History -- 20th century. 
Migrant labor -- Government policy -- United States -- History -- 20th century. 
Transnationalism. 
United States -- Emigration and immigration -- Social aspects. 
United States -- Foreign economic relations -- Mexico. 

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Electronic books.  (LCSH)

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HD1525.C62 2010 (LCC)
331.5/44097309045 (DDC)
Ohaf (kssb/8 (machine generated))
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