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The culture of migration in Southern Mexico

Author: Jeffrey H Cohen
Publisher: Austin : University of Texas Press, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"This book is important to migration studies for a number of reasons. First, I really like the presentation of the complexity of motives for migrants and households. ... Second, the emphasis on the anthropological approach, focusing on a holistic view--community, individual, migrant destination--is really important."--Martha W. Rees, Associate Professor of Anthropology, University of Cincinnati Migration is a way of  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Cohen, Jeffrey H. (Jeffrey Harris).
Culture of migration in Southern Mexico.
Austin : University of Texas Press, 2004
(OCoLC)631412830
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jeffrey H Cohen
ISBN: 0292705700 9780292705708 0292705921 9780292705920
OCLC Number: 54066190
Description: x, 195 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
Contents: The household and migration --
History, trajectory, and process in Oaxacan migration --
Contemporary migration --
Migration, socioeconomic change, and development --
Nonmigrant households --
Migration in Oaxaca's central valleys and anthropology.
Responsibility: Jeffrey H. Cohen.

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This book explores the complex constellation of factors that cause rural Oaxacans to migrate, the historical and contemporary patterns of their migration, the effects of migration on families and  Read more...
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