On the Border of Opportunity: Education, Community, and Language at the U.S.-Mexico Line

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On the Border of Opportunity
Education, Community, and Language at the U.S.-Mexico Line

Marleen C. Pugach
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

LAWRENCE ERLBAUM ASSOCIATES, PUBLISHERS 1998 Mahwah, New Jersey London

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On the Border of Opportunity: Education, Community, and Language at the U.S.-Mexico Line
Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents v
  • Foreword vii
  • Introduction ix
  • 1 - "But We're Not in Iowa, You Know" 1
  • 2 - Mediating the Boundary 26
  • 3 - Crossing the Psychological Border: Language in Havens 51
  • 4 - Quien Sabe Dos Lenguas Vale Por Dos 74
  • 5 - Getting Along at Havens High 109
  • 6 - The Limits of Being Neighborly 142
  • Epilogue 167
  • Notes 170
  • References 176
  • Index 178
  • About the Author 185
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