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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
Agius Vallejo, Jody.
Barrios to burbs
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Jody Agius Vallejo
|Description:||1 online resource (xiv, 231 pages)|
|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.|
"This book should be required reading for students and advanced sociologists alike. With a focus on shifting the conceptualization of a monolithic Mexican American experience, Barrio to Burbs also