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Barrios to burbs : the making of the Mexican-American middle class

Author: Jody Agius Vallejo
Publisher: Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, 2012.
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This study offers a new understanding of the Mexican-American experience. It explores the challenges that accompany rapid social mobility and examines a new indicator of incorporation, a familial obligation to 'give back' in social and financial support. The book investigates the salience of middle-class Mexican Americans' ethnic identification, and details how relationships with poorer co-ethnics and affluent  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Agius Vallejo, Jody.
Barrios to burbs
(DLC) 2012004369
(OCoLC)778314622
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jody Agius Vallejo
ISBN: 9780804783163 0804783160
OCLC Number: 811405233
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 231 p.)
Contents: Class, assimilation, and Mexican Americans --
Mexican Americans yesterday and today --
Barrios to burbs : divergent class backgrounds and pathways into the middle class --
Family obligations: the immigrant narrative and middle-calss individualism --
Mexican Americans or coconuts? : middle-class minority and American identities --
Ethnic professional associations and the minority culture of mobility --
Conclusion : the new American middle class.
Responsibility: Jody Agius Vallejo.

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This book examines middle-class Mexican Americans' patterns of mobility and incorporation.  Read more...

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"This clearly organized, succinct book adds to a growing body of scholarship on the identities and experiences of Mexican Americans... Recommended." - G. L. Ochoa, CHOICE "Vallejo tackles an Read more...

 
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