Crossings : Mexican immigration in interdisciplinary perspectives / edited by Marcelo M. Suárez-Orozco

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Subjects: Mexican Americans--Social conditions
Immigrants--United States--Social conditions
Mexico--Emigration and immigration
United States--Emigration and immigration
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University, David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies, c1998
Series: David Rockefeller Center Series on Latin American Studies, Harvard University]
LC Classification: E
Physical Description: vii, 440 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Table of Contents: Acknowledgments
Ch. 1. Introduction: Crossings: Mexican Immigration in Interdisciplinary Perspectives / Marcelo M. Suarez-Orozco 3
Ch. 2. Recent Structural Changes in Mexico's Economy: A Preliminary Analysis of Some Sources of Mexican Migration to the United States / Enrique Dussel Peters 53
Commentary / John H. Coatsworth
Ch. 3. U.S. Immigration Policies and Trends: The Growing Importance of Migration from Mexico / Susan Gonzalez Baker, Frank D. Bean, Augustin Escobar Latapi [et al.] 79
Commentary / Mary C. Waters
Ch. 4. The Structural Embeddedness of Demand for Mexican Immigrant Labor: New Evidence from California / Wayne A. Cornelius 113
Commentary / Robert Smith
Ch. 5. Dimensions of Economic Adaptation by Mexican-Origin Men / Dowell Myers 157
Commentary / Nathan Glazer
Ch. 6. Migration and Integration: Intermarriages among Mexicans and Non-Mexicans in the United States / Jorge Durand 207
Commentary / Merilee Grindle
Ch. 7. Access to Health Insurance and Health Care for Mexican American Children in Immigrant Families / E. Richard Brown, Roberta Wyn, Hongjian Yu [et al.] 225
Commentary / Felton Earls
Ch. 8. The Education of Mexican Immigrant Children / Enrique T. Trueba 251
Commentary / Gary Orfield
Ch. 9. Cultural Mourning, Immigration, and Engagement: Vignettes from the Mexican Experience / Ricardo C. Ainslie 283
Commentary / Peggy Levitt
Ch. 10. Ethnic Mexicans and the Transformation of "American" Social Space: Reflections on Recent History / David G. Gutierrez 307
Commentary / George J. Sanchez
Ch. 11. The U.S. Immigration Control Offensive: Constructing an Image of Order on the Southwest Border / Peter Andreas 341
Commentary / Jacqueline Hagan
Ch. 12. Immigration and Public Opinion / Thomas J. Espenshade, Maryanne Belanger 363
Commentary / Michael Jones-Correa
Epilogue / Marcelo M. Suarez-Orozco 413
Index 421
Additional Authors: Suárez-Orozco, Marcelo M., 1956-
David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies
Notes: LCCN: 98018176
ISBN: 0674177665 (hardcover)
ISBN: 0674177673 (pbk.)
Includes bibliographical references and index
OCLC Number: 38890862
ISBN/ISSN: 0674177665