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Up Against the Wall [electronic resource]: Re-Imagining the U.S.-Mexico Border

Edward S. Casey and Mary Watkins
Format
EBook; Book; Online
Published
Austin, TX : University of Texas Press, [2014]
Language
English
Series
Louann Atkins Temple Women & Culture Series
ISBN
9780292758414 (cloth : alk. paper), 9780292759381 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Contents
  • List of illustrations
  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction
  • Re-viewing la frontera : borders versus boundaries
  • La frontera as border and boundary
  • Ambos Nogales : a tale of two cities
  • Tijuana : the wall and the estuary
  • Wall and river in the lower rio grande valley
  • Postlude 1. walled up and walled out
  • Looking both ways at the border
  • Prelude to Part 2. Friendship park : first encounter
  • The creation of an internal colony : Santa Barbara, a city divided against itself
  • Juan crow: the American ethnoracial caste system and the criminalization of Mexican migrants
  • The souls of anglos
  • Border-wall art as limit acts
  • Creating communities of hospitality : growing connective tissue between immigrants and citizens
  • Postlude 2. Gaining access to the heart of our home
  • Epilogue: from standing in the shadows of walls to imagining them otherwise
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Index.
Description
Mode of access: World wide Web.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (pages 273-281) and index.
Series Statement
Louann Atkins temple women & culture series ; Book thirty-five
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