Migrant citizenship : race, rights, and reform in the U.S. farm labor camp program / Verónica Martínez-Matsuda.

Author
Martínez-Matsuda, Verónica [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, [2020]
Description
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Subject(s)
Series
Politics and culture in modern America [More in this series]
Summary note
Migrant Citizenship examines the Farm Security Administration's Migratory Labor Camp Program and its impact on diverse farmworker families across the United States. Verónica Martínez-Matsuda reveals how these camps operated beyond their economic function, helping migrants secure their full political and social participation as citizens.
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction. New York Available via World Wide Web.
Awards
David Montgomery Award, 2021
Source of description
Description based on print version record.
Contents
  • Introduction
  • Chapter 1. Securing (Re)productive Labor: State Intervention in Migrant Housing and Farmworkers' Rights
  • Chapter 2. Planning Migrant Communities: The Camps' Built Environment and the Formation of a New Socioeconomic Order
  • Chapter 3. Traversing the Boundaries of Camp Life: Migrants' Community Within and Beyond the Federal Camps
  • Chapter 4. "A Chance to Live": The Fight for Migrant Health and Medical Reform Under the Farm Security Administration
  • Chapter 5. The Contested Meaning of Migrant Citizenship: Farmworkers' Education, Politicization, and Civil Rights Claims
  • Chapter 6. The Demise of the Camp Program: Industrial Farming and the Embattled Welfare State
  • Epilogue
  • Appendix
  • Notes
  • Index.
ISBN
  • 0812297156 ((electronic bk.))
  • 9780812297157 ((electronic bk.))
OCLC
1152052872
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