Jornalero : being a day laborer in the USA / Juan Thomas Ordóñez.

"The United States has seen a dramatic rise in the number of informal day labor sites in the last two decades. These sites, typically frequented by immigrant Latin American men--mostly taken to be 'undocumented' immigrants--constitute an important source of unskilled manual labor that...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Ordóñez, Juan Thomas, 1976- (Author)
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Oakland, California : University of California Press, [2015]
Series:California series in public anthropology ; 34.
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Table of Contents:
  • La parada de Berkeley
  • Friendship and the inner workings of day labor
  • Abuse and the absurd bureaucracy of small things
  • The "other" among others
  • Bittersweet nostalgia, sexuality, and the body at risk
  • Belonging
  • Terror and the May migra panic.