Striving and Surviving: A Daily Life Analysis of Honduran Transnational Families - New Approaches in Sociology (Hardback)Leah Schmalzbauer (author)
Hardback 142 Pages / Published: 12/10/2005
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Drawing on data the author gathered in Honduras and the United States from weekly time diaries, in-depth interviews, participant observation and interpretive focus groups, she looks specifically at the experience and prospects of transmigrant labor in the United States; the aspirations and consumption practices of transnational family members in the United States and Honduras, especially as the relate to the American Dream; and she explores the ways in which families negotiate caretaking responsibilities, both financial and emotional, while striving and surviving in a transnational space. This is the first daily life study of undocumented immigrants and the first transnational analysis of Honduran families.
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Number of pages: 142
Weight: 295 g
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 14 mm
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