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“Now I Am a Man and a Woman!”
Scholars have suggested that migration from Mexico to the United States benefits women by challenging often rigid gender norms. The results of ethnographic field research in San Luis Potosí and NewExpand
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"For My Children:" Constructing Family and Navigating the State in the U.S.-Mexico Transnation
Transnational children—ranging from infants to teenagers—reside in, and migrate to and from, both Mexico and the United States. This paper considers this understudied population, the youngest membersExpand
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The safety net of the safety net: how federally qualified health centers "subsidize" Medicaid managed care.
In this article, I examine the impact of neoliberalism and welfare reform on the delivery of Medicaid, specifically how the advent of Medicaid managed care (MMC) has been wrought with contradictions,Expand
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Everyday Ruptures: Children, Youth, and Migration in Global Perspective
When people -- whether children, youth, and adults -- migrate, that migration is often perceived as a rupture, with people separated by great distances and for extended periods of time. But forExpand
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Gender(ed) Migrations: Shifting Gender Subjectivities in a Transnational Mexican Community
CCIS THE CENTER FOR COMPARATIVE IMMIGRATION STUDIES Gender(ed) Migrations: Shifting Gender Subjectivities in a Transnational Mexican Community By Deborah A. Boehm Guest Scholar, Center forExpand
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"Deseos y Dolores": mapping desire, suffering, and (dis)loyalty within transnational partnerships.
This piece considers the deseos -- wants, desires, needs -- and dolores -- pain or sorrow -- of individuals in US-Mexico transnational partnerships. For transnational Mexicans, “desire” manifests asExpand
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Immunization Coverage and Medicaid Managed Care in New Mexico: A Multimethod Assessment
BACKGROUND We wanted to examine the association between Medicaid managed care (MMC) and changing immunization coverage in New Mexico, a predominantly rural, poor, and multiethnic state. METHODS AsExpand
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Returned: Going and Coming in an Age of Deportation
In Returned: Going and Coming in the Age of Deportation, Boehm uses over a decade of field work in both the United States and Mexico to describe the dislocation and violence (sometimes physical andExpand
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