Shadowed Lives

Shadowed Lives : Undocumented Immigrants in American Society

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One of the few case studies of undocumented immigrants available, this insightful anthropological analysis humanizes a group of people too often reduced to statistics and stereotypes. The hardships of Hispanic migration are conveyed in the immigrants' own voices while the author's voice raises questions about power, stereotypes, settlement, and incorporation into American society.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 240 pages
  • 160.02 x 231.14 x 10.16mm | 317.51g
  • Wadsworth Publishing Co Inc
  • Belmont, CA, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • bibliography, glossary, index
  • 015508089X
  • 9780155080898
  • 2,166,383

Table of contents

Introduction/Transition and Incorporation. The Setting. Separation. Crossing Borders. Life on the Farm. Suburban Shantytown and Refuge. Green Valley's Final Days. Families, Domestic Groups and Networks. Work. Learning to Live as an "Illegal Alien". Incorporation. Epilogue. Bibliography. Glossary. Appendix/Films on Undocumented Immigrants. Index.
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72 ratings
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4 35% (25)
3 40% (29)
2 3% (2)
1 1% (1)
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