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13
Nov

The Para-State

By Aldo Civico, author of The Para-State: An Ethnography of Colombia’s Death Squads We’re celebrating University Press Week #UPWeek by taking part in their scholarly press blog tour, which wraps up today. Today’s …

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26
May

Jornalero: Being a Day Laborer in the USA

By Juan Thomas Ordóñez This guest post is published in advance of the Latin American Studies Association Congress in San Juan, Puerto Rico. UC Press authors share their research and stories that reflect …

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31
Mar

The Essential Cesar Chavez Day Reading List

This Tuesday, March 31 marks Cesar Chavez Day. The University of California Press is proud to have published broadly on this important labor and civil rights leader. From first-hand accounts of working …

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15
Jul

Putting the Children’s Migration in Context

By Beatriz Manz, cross-posted from The Berkeley Blog The dramatic surge in the number of Central American children and teenagers entering the US has created considerable concern among many in the United States. Already this year, 52,000 children have been apprehended. The latest estimates indicate that almost 90,000 …

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