Suggested Course Texts:
Economics and Labor

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New in Economics and Labor

New in paperback
Conquistadores de la Calle
By Thomas A. Offit

New in paperback
Guns, Drugs, and Development in Colombia
By Jennifer S. Holmes, Sheila Amin Gutiérrez de Piñeres, and Kevin M. Curtin

New in paperback
The Hogg Family and Houston
By Kate Sayen Kirkland

New in paperback
Sex Work and the City
By Yasmina Katsulis

Mexico

Beautiful Flowers of the Maquiladora
By Norma Iglesias Prieto

The Community Forests of Mexico
Edited by David Barton Bray, Leticia Merino-Pérez, and Deborah Barry

Crafting Tradition
By Michael Chibnik

Cultural Logics and Global Economies
By Edward F. Fischer

Fifty Years of Change on the U.S.-Mexico Border
By Joan B. Anderson and James Gerber

Fragmented Lives, Assembled Parts
By Alejandro Lugo

Globalization in Rural Mexico
By Frances Abrahamer Rothstein

Mayas in the Marketplace
By Walter E. Little

Mexican Consuls and Labor Organizing
By Gilbert G. González

Understanding NAFTA
By William A. Orme, Jr.

Other Latin America

Andean Entrepreneurs
By Lynn A. Meisch

Banana Cultures
By John Soluri

Brazilians Working with Americans/Brasileiros que trabalham com americanos
By Orlando R. Kelm and Mary E. Risner

Creole Economics
By Katherine E. Browne

Cultural Logics and Global Economies
By Edward F. Fischer

From Cuenca to Queens
By Ann Miles

God and Production in a Guatemalan Town
By Sheldon Annis

The Second Conquest of Latin America
Edited by Steven C. Topik and Allen Wells

Varieties of Liberalism in Central America
By Forrest D. Colburn and Arturo Cruz S.

Vital Enemies
By Fernando Santos-Granero

Voices from the Global Margin
By William P. Mitchell

United States

The Best Way to Rob a Bank Is to Own One
By William K. Black

Brazilians Working with Americans/Brasileiros que trabalham com americanos
By Orlando R. Kelm and Mary E. Risner

Class Struggle in Hollywood
By Gerald Horne

Deception and Abuse at the Fed
By Robert D. Auerbach

House of Plenty
By Carol Dawson and Carol Johnston

The Human Cost of Food
Edited by Charles D. Thompson, Jr., and Melinda F. Wiggins

Mexican Consuls and Labor Organizing
By Gilbert G. González

Pachangas
By Margaret E. Dorsey

Roughnecks, Drillers, and Tool Pushers
By Gerald Lynch

Understanding NAFTA
By William A. Orme, Jr.

Working the Waterfront
By Gilbert Mers

Miscellaneous

The Black Death in Egypt and England
By Stuart J. Borsch

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