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HOW US POLICY DRIVES MEXICAN MIGRATION
Written by DAVID BACON

Format: Trade Paperback, 328 pages

Publisher: Beacon Press

On Sale: 09/02/2014

Price: $20.00

ISBN: 978-0-807-06121-3

People across Mexico are being forced into migration, and while 11 percent of that country’s population lives north of the US border, the decision to migrate is rarely voluntary. Free trade agreements and economic policies that exacerbate and reinforce extreme wealth disparities make it impossible for Mexicans to make a living at home. And yet when they migrate to the United States, they must grapple with criminalization, low wages, and exploitation.
 
In The Right to Stay Home, journalist...

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HOW US POLICY DRIVES MEXICAN MIGRATION
Written by DAVID BACON

Format: Hardcover, 328 pages

Publisher: Beacon Press

On Sale: 09/10/2013

Price: $27.95

ISBN: 978-0-807-00161-5

People across Mexico are being forced into migration, and while 11 percent of that country’s population lives north of the US border, the decision to migrate is rarely voluntary. Free trade agreements and economic policies that exacerbate and reinforce extreme wealth disparities make it impossible for Mexicans to make a living at home. And yet when they migrate to the United States, they must grapple with criminalization, low wages, and exploitation.
 
In The Right to Stay Home, journalist...

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HOW GLOBALIZATION CREATES MIGRATION AND CRIMINALIZES IMMIGRANTS
Written by DAVID BACON

Format: Trade Paperback, pages

Publisher: Beacon Press

On Sale: 06/01/2009

Price: $18.00

ISBN: 978-0-807-04230-4

For two decades David Bacon has documented the connections between labor, migration, and the global economy. In Illegal People he explains why our national policy produces even more displacement, migration, immigration raids, and an increasingly divided and polarized society. Arguing for a sea change in how we think, debate, and legislate about and around immigration, Bacon promotes a human rights perspective in a globalized world.

“Bacon’s timely analysis is as cool and competent as his...

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