The Resource Mobile selves : race, migration, and belonging in Peru and the U.S, Ulla D. Berg

Mobile selves : race, migration, and belonging in Peru and the U.S, Ulla D. Berg

Label
Mobile selves : race, migration, and belonging in Peru and the U.S
Title
Mobile selves
Title remainder
race, migration, and belonging in Peru and the U.S
Statement of responsibility
Ulla D. Berg
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Mobile Selves illuminates how transnational communicative practices and forms of exchange produce new forms of kinship and social relations, as well as new forms of self-presentation and belonging for global labor migrants. It shows how migrants create new portrayals of themselves which work both to overcome the class and racial biases that they had faced in their home country, as well as to control the images they share of themselves with others back home. Migrant videos, for example, which document migrants' lives for family back home, are often sanitized to avoid causing worry. In this enga
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
305.800985
Index
index present
LC call number
E184.P47
LC item number
B47 2015eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Social transformations in American anthropology
Label
Mobile selves : race, migration, and belonging in Peru and the U.S, Ulla D. Berg
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Salir Adelante : Migration, Travel, and Aspirational Economies in the Central Andes -- Paper Fixes : The Making of Mobile Subjects in Peru's Migration Industry -- Remote Sensing : Structures of Feeling in Long-Distance Communication -- Unfortunate Visibilities : The Transnational Circulation of Image-Objects -- Enframing Peruvianness : Folkloric Citizenship and Immigrant Personhood -- Phantom Citizens in El Quinto Suyo
Control code
ocn913743468
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781479863778
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
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.b33235119
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)913743468
  • ebl1479863777

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