Gender and U.S. Immigration
Edited by Pierrette A. Hondagneu-Sotelo
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Gender and U.S. Immigration by Pierrette A. Hondagneu-Sotelo
Book DescriptionResurgent immigration is one of the most powerful forces disrupting and realigning everyday life in the United States and elsewhere, and gender is one of the fundamental social categories anchoring and shaping immigration patterns. Yet the intersection of gender and immigration has received little attention in contemporary social science literature and immigration research. This book brings together some of the best work in this area, including essays by pioneers who have logged nearly two decades in the field of gender and immigration, and new empirical work by both young scholars and well-established social scientists bringing their substantial talents to this topic for the first time.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780520237391
(229mm x 152mm x 22mm)
Imprint: University of California Press
Publisher: University of California Press
Publish Date: 29-Jul-2003
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Pierrette A. Hondagneu-Sotelo
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Nation and Migration, Paperback (July 2009)
Covering a broad range of nationalities and topics, the essays that make up this book suggest that there are many borders to cross in the new scholarship on nation and migration.
God's Heart Has No Borders, Paperback (August 2008)
Features an account of the contribution to immigrant rights made by religious activists in post-1965 and post-9/11 America. This work provides an understanding of the role of religion in social movements and demonstrates the nonviolent power of religious groups to address social injustices.
Domestica, Paperback (March 2007)» View all books by Pierrette A. Hondagneu-Sotelo
Highlights the voices, experiences, and views of Mexican and Central American women who care for other people's children and homes, as well as the outlooks of the women who employ them in Los Angeles.
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Author Biography - Pierrette A. Hondagneu-Sotelo
Pierrette Hondagneu-Sotelo is Professor of Sociology at the University of Southern California. She is the author of Gendered Transitions: Mexican Experiences of Immigration (California, 1994) and Domestica: Immigrant Workers Cleaning and Caring in the Shadows of Affluence (California, 2001).
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