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By Sarah Lynn Lopez

ISBN-10: 022610513X

ISBN-13: 9780226105130

ISBN-10: 022620281X

ISBN-13: 9780226202815

Immigrants within the usa ship greater than $20 billion each year again to Mexico—one of the most important flows of such remittances on the planet. With The Remittance Landscape, Sarah Lynn Lopez bargains the 1st prolonged examine what's performed with that money, and particularly how the development growth that it has generated has replaced Mexican cities and villages.

Lopez not just identifies a transparent correspondence among the move of remittances and the hot development increase in rural Mexico but additionally proposes that this development growth itself motivates migration and adjustments social and cultural lifestyles for migrants and their families. At an analogous time, migrants are altering the landscapes of towns within the usa: for instance, Chicago and la are domestic to constructions explicitly created as headquarters for Mexican staff from numerous Mexican states comparable to Jalisco, Michoacán, and Zacatecas. via cautious ethnographic and architectural research, and fieldwork on each side of the border, Lopez brings migrant hometowns to existence and positions them in the greater debates approximately immigration.

 

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Immigrants within the usa ship greater than $20 billion each year again to Mexico—one of the biggest flows of such remittances on the planet. With The Remittance panorama, Sarah Lynn Lopez bargains the 1st prolonged examine what's performed with that cash, and particularly how the development increase that it has generated has replaced Mexican cities and villages.

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