Barrios to burbs : the making of the Mexican-American middle class (Book, 2012) []
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Barrios to burbs : the making of the Mexican-American middle class

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

Author: Jody Agius Vallejo; ebrary, Inc.
Publisher: Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

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

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jody Agius Vallejo; ebrary, Inc.
OCLC Number: 1200888011
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. Palo Alto, Calif. : ebrary, 2011. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ebrary affiliated libraries.
Description: xiv, 231 p.
Contents: Class, assimilation, and Mexican Americans --
Mexican Americans yesterday and today --
From the barrio to the Middle America : divergent class backgrounds and pathways into the middle class --
Family obligations, giving back, and middle-class individualism --
Mexicans 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 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 Read more...

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