a340-11f-101-18-ChavezCh8

a340-11f-101-18-ChavezCh8 - -positive value on work means...

Info icon This preview shows page 1. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Living in our Globalized World: Notes 18 Immigrant ethics: Chavez Chapter 8 Copyright Bruce Owen 2011 - Chavez: Shadowed Lives: Chapter 8, Work, pp. 141-157 - Chavez’s descriptions of work experiences speak for themselves - “Immigrant ethics” - intention to work, and work hard - do not want handouts, just opportunity to work - very few undocumented migrants use welfare, food stamps, etc. (at least as of 1982…)
Image of page 1
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: -positive value on work means that kids in Mexico by age 14 or 15 often leave school and start working -economic and social pressure to do the same in the US -teens want to help the family -from previous sections: tend to be very loyal to employers -tend to value steady employment over higher pay -Chavez suggests that experience in the US erodes these ethics -That’s it for this chapter!...
View Full Document

{[ snackBarMessage ]}

What students are saying

  • Left Quote Icon

    As a current student on this bumpy collegiate pathway, I stumbled upon Course Hero, where I can find study resources for nearly all my courses, get online help from tutors 24/7, and even share my old projects, papers, and lecture notes with other students.

    Student Picture

    Kiran Temple University Fox School of Business ‘17, Course Hero Intern

  • Left Quote Icon

    I cannot even describe how much Course Hero helped me this summer. It’s truly become something I can always rely on and help me. In the end, I was not only able to survive summer classes, but I was able to thrive thanks to Course Hero.

    Student Picture

    Dana University of Pennsylvania ‘17, Course Hero Intern

  • Left Quote Icon

    The ability to access any university’s resources through Course Hero proved invaluable in my case. I was behind on Tulane coursework and actually used UCLA’s materials to help me move forward and get everything together on time.

    Student Picture

    Jill Tulane University ‘16, Course Hero Intern