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Author Vélez-Ibañez, Carlos G., 1936-

Title An impossible living in a transborder world : culture, confianza, and economy of Mexican-origin populations / Carlos G. Vélez-Ibáñez
Published Tucson : University of Arizona Press, [2010]
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Description 1 online resource (x, 241 pages) : illustrations
Contents The transborder and transnational dimensions of culture and political economy -- Confianza: building block of social exchange and the operational cycles of ROSCAs -- Social and cultural dimensions and dynamics of their class contexts -- Living at a slant in the midst of megascripts in the transborder Southwest North American region: dos mujeres sin fin -- Crossing divisions and social borders: ROSCAs as transborder practices and their functions -- Conclusions
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 217-233) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Mexican Americans -- Southwest, New -- Economic conditions.
Rotating credit associations -- Mexico.
Rotating credit associations -- Southwest, New.
Mexican-American Border Region -- Economic conditions.
Mexican-American Border Region -- Social conditions.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0816501084 (e-book)
9780816501083 (e-book)