PrefaceAcknowledgmentsIntroductionPart I. Ranking and Class InequalityChapter 1. Migrant Farmworkers (with Juanita Valdez Cox)Chapter 2. The Colonias of South Texas (with David Arizmendi)Chapter 3. "Only a Maid": Undocumented Domestic Workers in South TexasChapter 4. Social Inequality on the Mexican Side of the BorderConclusion to Part I: Social Class on the South Texas-Northern Mexico BorderPart II. Racial and Ethnic InequalityChapter 5. The Pain of Gain: South Texas Schools Then and Now (with Daniel P. King)Chapter 6. From Mexicanos to Mexican Americans to Americans? (with Chrystell Flota)Chapter 7. "Ahi Viene el Bolillo!": Anglos in South Texas (with Jenny Chamberlain)Chapter 8. Race and Ethnicity in South TexasConclusion to Part II: The Interaction of Race, Class, and EthnicityEpilogue: The Strength and Resilience of People of the South Texas Border (with John Sargent)Appendix A. Borderlife Survey Research Projects Utilized in This VolumeAppendix B. Students Who Contributed Ethnographic AccountsNotesBibliographyIndex
CHAD RICHARDSONAustin, TexasRichardson is professor emeritus of sociology at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley. His previous books include On the Edge of the Law: Culture, Labor, and Deviance on the South Texas Border, coauthored with Rosalva Resendiz.MICHAEL J. PISANIMt. Pleasant, MichiganPisani is a professor of international business at Central Michigan University. He coauthored The Informal and Underground Economy of the South Texas Border with Chad Richardson.