The Resource Barrios to burbs : the making of the Mexican-American middle class, Jody Agius Vallejo, (ebook)

Barrios to burbs : the making of the Mexican-American middle class, Jody Agius Vallejo, (ebook)

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Barrios to burbs : the making of the Mexican-American middle class
Title
Barrios to burbs
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the making of the Mexican-American middle class
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Jody Agius Vallejo
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eng
Summary
Too frequently, the media and politicians cast Mexican immigrants as a threat to American society. Given America's increasing ethnic diversity and the large size of the Mexican-origin population, an investigation of how Mexican immigrants and their descendants achieve upward mobility and enter the middle class is long overdue. Barrios to Burbs offers a new understanding of the Mexican American experience. Vallejo 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. She investigates the salience of middle-class Mexican Americans' ethnic identification and details how relationships with poorer coethnics and affluent whites evolve as immigrants and their descendants move into traditionally white middle-class occupations. Disputing the argument that Mexican communities lack high quality resources and social capital that can help Mexican Americans incorporate into the middle class, Vallejo also examines civic participation in ethnic professional associations embedded in ethnic communities
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Midwest
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Agius Vallejo, Jody
Dewey number
973/.046872
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Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Middle class Mexican Americans
  • Mexican Americans
  • Social mobility
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adult
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Barrios to burbs : the making of the Mexican-American middle class, Jody Agius Vallejo, (ebook)
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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txt
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
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9780804783163
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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MWT11890993
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remote
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11890993
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MWT11890993
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Barrios to burbs : the making of the Mexican-American middle class, Jody Agius Vallejo, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780804783163
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT11890993
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11890993
System control number
MWT11890993
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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