Mexican New York: Transnational Lives of New Immigrants

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AARP, 287
Los Abandonados, 219, 235–36
abandonment, 90, 120, 212, 236, 291–92
abortion, 168, 195
Abraham, 165–68, 191–92
absence: and gender strategies, 95–115; and local-level transnational life, 53–75
abstention from alcohol, 112–13
accelerated migration, 22–23
accelerated social time, 120, 144, 223, 227, 251, 298n6
adobe houses, 38, 40
adolescence, 4, 6, 10, 13–15, 26, 28–29, 147–85, 282–83, 301n45; and embodied practices, 178–84, 310n17; and gang members (see gang members); identity in, 147–49, 309– 10n4, 310n6; and Mexicanness, 157–70; and ODR, 165–66; and Reina de la Misa, 160–61, 186–90; and religious rituals, 149–57, 178– 84 (see also Antorcha; Feast of Padre Jesús; promesas); rituals of, 1–2, 104, 113, 127, 133, 170–72, 186–90, 196, 210, 298n8; and Ticuani Youth Group, 164–70, 178, 186–87, 190–96, 204; transitions in, 148, 202–4, 309–10n4, 311n4
adventure, migration for, 210
African Americans. See Blacks
agriculture, 41–43, 47, 237, 304n56
AIDS, 292
Ainslie, Ricardo, 14, 149, 176
Alba, Richard, 282
Alberto, Don, 82
Alcoholics Anonymous, 112
alcohol use: and first-generation migrants, 96, 102, 104, 110–13, 117, 119, 121, 153; and gang members, 209, 215, 219–20, 227, 238; and returned cholos, 252, 259, 261–64, 272; and returned migrant population, 159–61, 171; and secondgeneration migrants, 133–43
Alicia, 160–61, 186–89
American dream, 114, 125
Americanization, 7, 9, 128–29, 157, 168, 211, 282
American Journal of Sociology, 279
American Me (film), 213, 228–31, 269
American rappers, masculinity of, 124, 126, 132, 143–44
American Sociological Review, 279
amnesty, immigration, 14–15, 22–23, 44–47, 45, 65, 211, 218, 304nn56–57
Ana, 310n9
Anderson, Benedict, 11
Anderson, Elijah, 214, 242, 257

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