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Flores-Yeffal, Nadia Y.; Aysa-Lastra, Maria – Rural Sociology, 2011
Previous studies explored how urban or rural place of origin influences the source of social capital. There remains a need to consider how the place of origin affects the type of ties--family, friends, or "paisanos" (countrymen)--with those who provide support to migrants. We use data from the Mexican Migration Project (MMP128) and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Social Support Groups, Social Networks, Rural Areas
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Pechlaner, Gabriela; Otero, Gerardo – Rural Sociology, 2010
We undertake a comparative investigation of how neoliberal restructuring characterizes the third food regime in the three North American countries. By contrasting the experience of the two developed countries of the United States and Canada with that of the developing country of Mexico, we shine some empirical light on the differential impact of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Agricultural Production, Labor, Developed Nations