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Batos, Bolillos, Pochos, and Pelados - 99 edition

Batos, Bolillos, Pochos, and Pelados (ISBN10: 0292770901; ISBN13: 9780292770904)
ISBN13: 978-0292770904
ISBN10: 0292770901

This edition has also been released as:
ISBN13: 978-0292770911
ISBN10: 029277091X

Summary: This fascinating book offers the fullest portrait currently available of the people of the South Texas borderlands. An outgrowth of the Borderlife Research Project conducted at the University of Texas­Pan American, it uses the voices of several hundred Valley residents, backed by the findings of sociological surveys, to describe the lives of migrant farm workers, colonia residents, undocumented domestic servants, maquila workers, and Mexican street children. Lik moreewise, it explores race and ethnic relations among Mexican Americans, permanent Anglo residents, "Winter Texans," Blacks, and Mexican immigrants. From this firsthand material, the book vividly reveals how social class, race, and ethnicity have interacted to form a unique border culture. less

Edition/Copyright: 99
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: University of Texas Press
Year Published: 1999
International: No

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