Globalization on the Line: Culture, Capital, and Citizenship at U.S. Borders

By: Sadowski-Smith, Claudia

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This interdisciplinary collection brings together essays on the cultural effects of globalization at the U.S.-Mexico and U.S.-Canada borders. Artists, activists, and scholars from American Studies, anthropology, Chicano studies, English, folklore, history, and political science examine a wide range of cultural practices in border areas, including cross-border shopping, migration, and transnational media spectatorship. Contributors focus on a variety of border crossers and residents, such as Mexican migrants in the American Southwest, indigenous peoples in the Lake Ontario region, undocumented Chinese immigrants at the U.S.-Canada border, environmental groups in Arizona, NAFTA-displaced women laborers in Texas, squatter communities in Baja California, and maquiladora workers in Chihuahua.

Title: Globalization on the Line: Culture, Capital, and Citizenship at U.S. Borders

Author Name: Sadowski-Smith, Claudia

Categories: Economics,

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan:

ISBN Number: 0312294832

ISBN Number 13: 9780312294830

Binding: PAPERBACK

Book Condition: Very Good

Seller ID: Z0312294832Z2

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