Immigration Monthly: September 2005
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This excerpt has been reprinted with permission from Texas Tech University Press, www.ttup.ttu.edu.
Robert Maril Lee is professor and chair of the Department of Sociology, East Carolina University. He is also author of Waltzing with the Ghost of Tom Joad: Poverty, Myth, and Low-Wage Labor in Oklahoma, Bay Shrimpers of Texas: Rural Fishermen in a Global Economy, The Poorest of Americans: The Mexican Americans of the Lower Rio Grande Valley of Texas, and other books on poverty and labor.
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