Gomberg-Muñoz, Ruth. Labor And Legality: an Ethnography of a Mexican Immigrant Network. New York:Oxford University Press, Print. Ruth Gomberg-Muñoz is an assistant professor of anthropology at Loyola University Chicago. Her book, Labor and Legality, explores the. Responsibility: Ruth Gomberg-Muñoz. Imprint: New York: Oxford University Press, Physical description: xiii, p.: ill., maps ; 21 cm. Series: Issues of .

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A brief, engaging ethnography on undocumented Mexican workers in America that engages contemporary debates on immigration policy.

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