Crafting border livelihoods -- The occupational careers of ex-braceros -- Becoming a border commuter -- Strategies for crossing the border through (non)inspection -- Border networks -- Conclusion: lessons from Tijuana.
'Border Lives' tells the story of former, current, and future border crossers who live in Tijuana and use the border as a resource to construct their livelihoods. Drawing on almost a year and a half of ethnographic data, Sergio Chavez demonstrates the ways in which the border can be both a resource and a constraint on people's lives.
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Original 9780199380572 0199380570 9780199380589 0199380589 (DLC) 2015027797 (OCoLC)915056942.
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