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Documenting the undocumented latino/a narratives and social justice in the era of Operation Gatekeeper

Title
Documenting the undocumented [electronic resource] : latino/a narratives and social justice in the era of Operation Gatekeeper / Marta Caminero-Santangelo.
Author
Caminero-Santangelo, Marta, 1966-
Publication
Gainesville : University Press of Florida, [2016]

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Description
1 online resource (x, 296 pages)
Uniform Title
Documenting the undocumented (Online)
Alternative Title
Documenting the undocumented (Online)
Subjects
Genre/Form
Electronic books.
Bibliography (note)
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 271-284) and index.
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Contents
Narrating the non-nation: literary journalism and "illegal" border crossings -- The lost ones: post-gatekeeper border fictions and the construction of cultural trauma -- The Caribbean difference: imagining trans-status communities -- Selling the undocumented: life narratives of unauthorized immigrants -- Unauthorized plots: life writing, transnationalism, and the possibilities of agency -- Undocumented testimony: American DREAMers.
LCCN
2015047964
Author
Caminero-Santangelo, Marta, 1966-
Title
Documenting the undocumented [electronic resource] : latino/a narratives and social justice in the era of Operation Gatekeeper / Marta Caminero-Santangelo.
Imprint
Gainesville : University Press of Florida, [2016]
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references (pages 271-284) and index.
Access
Access restricted to authorized users.
Summary
Looking at fiction and nonfiction by citizen journalists and undocumented writers, Caminero-Santangelo finds that latino/a writers increasingly express a sense of solidarity with undocumented immigrants. She also notes, however, that the literary and narrative response is far from heterogeneous.
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