xiii, 323 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Formatted Contents Note
Sixteenth-century conquests (1521-1598) and their postcolonial border legacies The invention of borderlands geography : what do Aztlán and Tenochtitlán have to do with Ciudad Juárez/Paso del Norte? The problem of color in Mexico and on the U.S.-Mexico border : precolonial, colonial, and postcolonial subjectivities Culture, class, and gender in late twentieth-century Ciudad Juárez Maquiladoras, gender, and culture change The political economy of tropes, culture, and masculinity inside an electronics factory Border inspections : inspecting the working-class life of maquiladora workers on the U.S-Mexico border Culture, class, and union politics : the daily struggle for chairs inside a sewing factory in the larger context of the working day Women, men, and "gender" in feminist anthropology : lessons from northern Mexico's maquiladoras Alternating imaginings Reimagining culture and power against late industrial capitalism and other forms of conquest through border theory and analysis.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 277-301) and index.