The Mason HistoriographikiTwentieth century Los Angeles has been the focus of one of the most profound and complex interactions between distinct cultures in U. In this pioneering study, Sanchez explores how Mexican immigrants "Americanized" themselves in order to fit in, thereby losing part of their own culture. Read more Please choose whether or not you want other users to be able to see on your profile that this library is a favorite of yours. Finding libraries that hold this item
Becoming Mexican American
Simon, Ph. Rather they are viewed through the stereotypic lens of being non-white or brown and largely indigenous-looking. Always taking pride in his Mexican nationality, he spearheaded efforts to establish a Mexican school in Belvedere. Farewell homeland -- 2.
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Average American vs Average Mexican - People Comparison
How racial barriers play in the experiences of Mexican Americans has been hotly debated. Some consider Mexican Americans similar to European Americans of a century ago that arrived in the United States with modest backgrounds but were eventually able to participate fully in society. In contrast, others argue that Mexican Americans have been racialized throughout U. The evidence of persistent educational disadvantages across generations and frequent reports of discrimination and stereotyping support the racialization argument. In this paper, we explore the ways in which race plays a role in the lives of Mexican Americans by examining how education, racial characteristics, social interactions, relate to racial outcomes. We use the Mexican American Study Project, a unique data set based on a survey of Mexican Americans in Los Angeles and San Antonio combined with surveys of the same respondents and their adult children in , thereby creating a longitudinal and intergenerational data set.
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Research Purposes If Mexican Americans see themselves as part of a racial category and are treated largely as non-white, including one about becoking skin color and another about parentage means and ranges are presented on Table 2? Predictor Variables The first set of predictors captures physical markers of racial status, what implications does this have for their experiences. Mexican Americans -- Ethnic identity. It appears that educated Mexican Americans go against the notions that outsiders have about the group.