Mexicans on the Move: Migration and Return in Rural Mexico

  • Frances A. Rothstein

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-viii
  2. Frances A. Rothstein
    Pages 1-16
  3. Frances A. Rothstein
    Pages 28-45
  4. Frances A. Rothstein
    Pages 65-78
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 79-95

About this book


This book describes and analyzes migration of individuals from San Cosme Mazatecochco in central Mexico to a new United States community in New Jersey. Based on four decades of anthropological research in Mazatecochco and among migrants in New Jersey Rothstein traces the causes and consequences of migration and who returned home, why, and how return migrants reintegrated back into their homeland.


Migration Return migration Globalization Mexico New Migrants Migrant families Social networks Migrants' reintegration community Familie globalization Integration migration

Authors and affiliations

  • Frances A. Rothstein
    • 1
  1. 1.Montclair State UniversityUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s) 2016
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Pivot, New York
  • eBook Packages Social Sciences
  • Print ISBN 978-1-137-55993-7
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-55994-4
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