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The Resource Mexican voices of the border region, Laura Velasco Ortiz and Oscar F. Contreras ; with translations by Sandra del Castillo

Mexican voices of the border region, Laura Velasco Ortiz and Oscar F. Contreras ; with translations by Sandra del Castillo

Label
Mexican voices of the border region
Title
Mexican voices of the border region
Statement of responsibility
Laura Velasco Ortiz and Oscar F. Contreras ; with translations by Sandra del Castillo
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Every day, 40,000 commuters cross the U.S. Mexico border at Tijuana San Diego to go to work. Untold numbers cross illegally. Since NAFTA was signed into law, the border has become a greater obstacle for people moving between countries. Transnational powers have exerted greater control over the flow of goods, services, information, and people. Mexican Voices of the Border Region examines the flow of people, commercial traffic, and the development of relationships across this border. Through first-person narratives, Laura Velasco Ortiz and Oscar F. Contreras show that since NAFTA, Tijuana has bec
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Velasco Ortiz, M. Laura
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Contreras Montellano, Oscar F
Series statement
Voices of Latin American life
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mexican-American Border Region
  • Mexican-American Border Region
  • Mexicans
  • Mexican Americans
  • Mexicans
  • Mexican Americans
  • Social ecology
  • HISTORY
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • Emigration and immigration
  • Mexican Americans
  • Mexican Americans
  • Mexicans
  • Mexicans
  • Social ecology
  • Social conditions
  • North America
Label
Mexican voices of the border region, Laura Velasco Ortiz and Oscar F. Contreras ; with translations by Sandra del Castillo
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 201-209) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Living on the agricultural frontier : a farm worker in the San Quintin Valley -- Home, sweet home : the life of an industrial homeworker -- Sex without kisses, love with abuse : life as a sex worker -- Juan unafraid : a straight-dealing drug trafficker -- The life of an indigenous woman street vendor in Tijuana -- Taking care of the chameleon : a caregiver-commuter -- A border acrobat : living without documents on both sides -- The Mexicali panther : from people smuggler to drug trafficker -- Identity in balance : a Mexican American youth in California -- Guarding the American dream : the obligations of a border patrol official
Control code
ocn722853561
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xviii, 216 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781592139101
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt145cvqq
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)722853561
Label
Mexican voices of the border region, Laura Velasco Ortiz and Oscar F. Contreras ; with translations by Sandra del Castillo
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 201-209) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Living on the agricultural frontier : a farm worker in the San Quintin Valley -- Home, sweet home : the life of an industrial homeworker -- Sex without kisses, love with abuse : life as a sex worker -- Juan unafraid : a straight-dealing drug trafficker -- The life of an indigenous woman street vendor in Tijuana -- Taking care of the chameleon : a caregiver-commuter -- A border acrobat : living without documents on both sides -- The Mexicali panther : from people smuggler to drug trafficker -- Identity in balance : a Mexican American youth in California -- Guarding the American dream : the obligations of a border patrol official
Control code
ocn722853561
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xviii, 216 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781592139101
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt145cvqq
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)722853561

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