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Politics and culture in modern America.
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
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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.
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Print version: Martínez-Matsuda, Verónica. Migrant citizenship. 1st edition. Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press,