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The dream fields of Florida : Mexican farmworkers and the myth of belonging / Ella Schmidt.

Author/Creator:
Schmidt, Ella.
Publication:
Lanham, Md. : Lexington Books, c2009.
Format/Description:
Book
xxvii, 127 p. ; 24 cm.
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Subjects:
Foreign workers, Mexican -- Florida -- Social conditions -- Case studies.
Agricultural laborers -- Florida -- Social conditions -- Case studies.
Children of foreign workers -- Florida -- Social conditions -- Case studies.
Immigrants -- Florida -- Social conditions -- Case studies.
Immigrants -- Cultural assimilation -- Florida -- Case studies.
Group identity -- Case studies.
Contents:
The hidden, shameful presence
The imposition of identities
Identities, localities, globalities
Schools as alienating institutions
Rituals of daily life: past sorrows, present prides
Straddling the tracks: Mexican farmworkers and the politics of identity
Conclusions.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9780739138724 (cloth : alk. paper)
0739138723 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780739138748 (electronic)
073913874X (electronic)
OCLC:
428436749