The Remittance Landscape: Spaces of Migration in Rural Mexico and Urban USA

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Immigrants in the United States send more than $20 billion every year back to Mexico - one of the largest flows of such remittances in the world. With The Remittance Landscape, Sarah Lynn Lopez offers the first extended look at what is done with that money, and in particular how the building boom that it has generated has changed Mexican towns and villages. Lopez not only identifies a clear correspondence between the flow of remittances and the recent building boom in rural Mexico, she proposes that this construction boom ...

The Remittance Landscape: Spaces of Migration in Rural Mexico and Urban USA 2015, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226202815

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The Remittance Landscape: Spaces of Migration in Rural Mexico and Urban USA 2015, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226105130

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