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By Susanne Jonas,Nestor Rodríguez

ISBN-10: 0292760604

ISBN-13: 9780292760608

ISBN-10: 0292768265

ISBN-13: 9780292768260

Guatemala-U.S. Migration: remodeling Regions is a pioneering, complete, and multifaceted learn of Guatemalan migration to the us from the past due Nineteen Seventies to the current. It analyzes this migration in a local context together with Guatemala, Mexico, and the U.S.. This booklet illuminates the perilous passage via Mexico for Guatemalan migrants, in addition to their payment in a number of U.S. venues. furthermore, it builds on latest theoretical frameworks and breaks new floor via interpreting the development and adjustments of this migration area and transregional dimensions of migration.

Seamlessly mixing a number of sociological views, this e-book addresses the stories of either Maya and ladino Guatemalan migrants, incorporating gendered in addition to ethnic and sophistication dimensions of migration. It spans the main violent years of the civil struggle and the postwar years in Guatemala, consequently together with either refugees and hard work migrants. The demographic bankruptcy delineates 5 stages of Guatemalan migration to the us because the overdue Seventies, with immigrants experiencing either inclusion and exclusion very dramatically in the course of the most up-to-date part, within the early twenty-first century. This e-book additionally beneficial properties an leading edge research of Guatemalan migrant rights organizing within the usa and transregionally in Guatemala/Central the US and Mexico. the 2 contrasting in-depth case reviews of Guatemalan groups in Houston and San Francisco problematic in brilliant aspect the typical reports and evolving tales of the immigrants' lives.

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