Between Two Worlds: Mexican Immigrants in the United States by David G. GutiérrezBetween Two Worlds: Mexican Immigrants in the United States by David G. Gutiérrez

Between Two Worlds: Mexican Immigrants in the United States

EditorDavid G. Gutiérrez

Paperback | April 1, 1996

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Although immigrants enter the United States from virtually every nation, Mexico has long been identified in the public imagination as one of the primary sources of the economic, social, and political problems associated with mass migration. Between Two Worlds explores the controversial issues surrounding the influx of Mexicans to America. The eleven essays in this anthology provide an overview of some of the most important interpretations of the historical and contemporary dimensions of the Mexican diaspora.
David G. Gutiérrez is associate professor of history at the University of California, San Diego.
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Title:Between Two Worlds: Mexican Immigrants in the United StatesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:271 pages, 9.04 × 6.1 × 0.87 inPublished:April 1, 1996Publisher:Rowman & Littlefield Publishers

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ISBN - 10:0842024743

ISBN - 13:9780842024747

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Introduction Part 2 Historical Antecedents Chapter 3 The Sonoran Migration to California, 1848-1856: A Study in Prejudice Chapter 4 Always the Laborer, Never the Citizen: Anglo Perceptions of the Mexican Immigrant during the 1920s Chapter 5 The Importation of Mexican Contract Laborers to the United States, 1942-1964 Part 6 II Political and Cultural Contestation Chapter 7 La Frontera: the Border as Symbol and Reality in Mexican-American Thought Chapter 8 Caravans of Sorrow: Noncitizen Americans of the Southwest Chapter 9 "Star Struck": Acculturation, Adolescence, and the Mexican-American Woman, 1920-1950 Chapter 10 From Ranchero to Jaiton: Ethnicity and Class in Texas-Mexican Music (Two Styles in the Form of a Pair) Chapter 11 Sin Fronteras?: Chicanos, Mexican Americans, and the Emergence of the Contemporary Mexican Immigration Debate, 1968-1978 Part 12 Contemporary Perspectives Chapter 13 U.S. Immigration Policy toward Mexico in a Global Economy Chapter 14 Implications of the North American Free Trade Agreement for Mexican Migration into the United States Chapter 15 Mexican Migration and the Social Space of Postmodernism

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This volume is a good introduction to Mexican immigrant history in the United States and will be useful in the university classroom. The articles David Gutiérrez has included are written by some of the best scholars in the field. . .