La Chulla Vida: Gender, Migration, and the Family in Andean Ecuador and New York City (Gender and Globalization)

By: Pribilsky, Jason

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Chronicling the experience of young Andean families as their lives extend between the Ecuadorian highlands and New York City, this book takes an in-depth look at transnational labor migration and gender identities. Jason Pribilsky offers an engrossing and sensitive account of the ways in which young men and women in these two locales navigate their lives, exploring the impact of gender, generation, and new forms of wealth in a single Andean community. transnational labor on the individuals and communities remain largely undocumented. The author draws on firsthand observations of everyday lives to explore issues of transnational marriages and material consumption in the region. Pribilsky presents a study that is both engaging and challenging, a vital contribution to the fields of Latin American studies and immigration studies.

Title: La Chulla Vida: Gender, Migration, and the Family in Andean Ecuador and New York City (Gender and Globalization)

Author Name: Pribilsky, Jason

Categories: Gender Studies,

Publisher: Syracuse University Press: 2007-10-22

ISBN Number: 0815631456

ISBN Number 13: 9780815631453

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: New

Type: Paperback

Seller ID: SKU1009828