Identities on the move : transnational processes in North America and the Caribbean Basin / edited by Liliana R. Goldin

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Subjects: Immigrants--Psychology
Identity (Psychology)--Social aspects--North America
Identity (Psychology)--Social aspects--Caribbean Area
Emigration and immigration--Psychological aspects--North America
Emigration and immigration--Psychological aspects--Caribbean Area
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Albany, N.Y. : Institute for Mesoamerican Studies, University at Albany : Distributed by University of Texas Press, c1999
Series: Studies on culture and society v. 7
LC Classification: J, JV
Physical Description: viii, 279 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Table of Contents: Foreword / Gary H. Gossen
1. Transnational Identities: The Search for Analytic Tools / Liliana R. Goldin 1
Sect. I. Theory on the Move: Processes of Homogenization and Differentiation 13
2. Who Are These Guys? A Transnational Reading of the U. S. Immigrant Experience / Nina Glick Schiller 15
3. Racializing Latinos in the United States: Toward a New Research Paradigm / Suzanne Oboler 45
4. Neither Modern nor Traditional: Personal Identities in Global Perspective / Michael Kearney 69
5. Hemispheric Remappings: Revisiting the Concept of Nuestra America / Edna Acosta-Belen 81
6. Pan-Latino / Trans-Latino: Puerto Ricans in the "New Nueva York" / Juan Flores 107
Sect. II. Cases of Identity Formation 133
7. Identities in the Diaspora: Mayan Culture and Community Today / Allan F. Burns 135
8. Identities in the (Maquila) Making: Guatemalan Mayas in the World Economy / Liliana R. Goldin 151
9. The Borderless Borderlands: Texas's Colonias as Displaced Settlements / Duncan Earle 169
10. Tied to the Land: Maya Migration, Exile, and Transnationalism / Victor D. Montejo 185
11. Miracles on the Border: Retablos of Mexican Migrants to the United States / Jorge Durand, Douglas S. Massey 203
12. Puerto Rican Transnational Migration and Identity: Impact of English-Language Acquisition on Length of Stay in the United States / Azara L. Santiago-Rivera, Carlos E. Santiago 229
Epilogue: In First Person 245
13. Lost in Translation / Ilan Stavans 247
Contributors 259
Index 263
Additional Authors: Goldin, Liliana R
Notes: LCCN: 99049467
ISBN: 0942041186 (paperback)
Based on a conference held at the University at Albany, State University of New York, 1996
Includes bibliographical references and index
OCLC Number: 42476749
ISBN/ISSN: 0942041186