Ashbee, Edward

The Politics, Economics, and Culture of Mexican-U.S. Migration

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Table of contents

1. Introduction
Edward Ashbee, Helene Balslev Clausen, Carl Pedersen

Part I. American Identities

2. Somos Americanos: Mexican Immigration and U.S. National Identity in the Twenty-first Century
Carl Pedersen

3. Mexican Mestizo Identity in the Twenty-first Century
Helene Balslev Clausen

Part II. Capital and Labor

4. The Other Side of the Migration Story: Mexican Women in the United States
Silvia E. Giorguli Saucedo, María Adela Angoa Pérez, Selene Gaspar Olvera

5. From Precarious, Low-paying Jobs in Mexico to Precarious, Low-paying Jobs in the United States
Elaine Levine

6. Sending Money Home: The Dynamics of Mexico-U.S. Remittances
Mario Villarreal, Megan Davy

7. The Impact of NAFTA on the Mexican-U.S. Border Region
Elena Labastida-Tovar

8. Transnational Social Networks and International Trade
Magdalena Barros Nock

Part III. The Border Region

9. Beyond Border Crossing and Soulless Places: The Role of Mexico’s Northern Border Cities in the Construction of Transnational Social Spaces
Cristóbal Mendoza

10. Changing Representations of the Border
Mario Alberto Velázquez

11. Boundaries in Border Films: The Other as Our Redemption
Jan Gustafsson

12. Baldwin Park: Historical Narratives and American Identities
Anne Magnussen

13. Textual Representations of the Border and Border Crossers: Constructing Latino Enemies in the New York Times

Ken Henriksen

14. Mexican Immigration and the Question of Identity in the United States
Rafael Goméz

Part IV. Politics and Public Policy

15. Immigration and the 2006 U.S. Midterm Elections
Edward Ashbee

16. Immigration, Social Policy, and Politics in the United States
Alex Waddan

17. From the Margin to the Middle? The Origin, Transformation, and Direction of the Minutemen
Pia Møller

18. Migrants, Votes, and the 2006 Mexican Presidential Election
Helene Balslev Clausen, Mario Alberto Velázquez

19. Sovereignty along el Río Bravo/the Rio Grande: Changes in U.S. Immigration Law and Mexican Foreign Relations Law
Ernesto Hernández-Lopez

Keywords: Cultural and Media Studies, Latin American Culture, International Relations, Political Science, Political Economy

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