Год издания: 2008
Количество страниц: 339
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Established in 1659 as Mision de Nuestra Senora de Guadalupe de los Mansos del Paso del Norte, Ciudad Juarez is the oldest colonial settlement on the U.S.-Mexico border--and one of the largest industrialized border cities in the world. Since the days of its founding, Juarez has been marked by different forms of conquest and the quest for wealth as an elaborate matrix of gender, class, and ethnic hierarchies struggled for dominance. Juxtaposing the early Spanish invasions of the region with the arrival of late-twentieth-century industrial "conquistadors," Fragmented Lives, Assembled Parts documents the consequences of imperial history through in-depth ethnographic studies of working-class factory life. By comparing the social and human consequences of recent globalism with the region's pioneer era, Alejandro Lugo demonstrates the ways in which class mobilization is itself constantly being "unmade" at both the international and personal levels for border workers. Both an inside account...