Mexican American Identity. Martha Bernal

ISBN: 9780915745692

Published: March 31st 2005

Paperback

204 pages


Description

Mexican American Identity.  by  Martha Bernal

Mexican American Identity. by Martha Bernal
March 31st 2005 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, AUDIO, mp3, ZIP | 204 pages | ISBN: 9780915745692 | 10.67 Mb

MEXICAN AMERICAN IDENTITY, edited by Martha E. Bemal and Phylis Cancilla Martinelli, is the most outstanding collection of original research and analytical discussion so far published that focuses on Mexican American ethnic identity, an importantMoreMEXICAN AMERICAN IDENTITY, edited by Martha E.

Bemal and Phylis Cancilla Martinelli, is the most outstanding collection of original research and analytical discussion so far published that focuses on Mexican American ethnic identity, an important dimension of ethnicity. This title is critical for educators and policy makers who set policy or make decisions affecting the Latino/Hispanic community for it provides an empirical and cognitive basis for understanding the idiosyncratic characteristics of this group as a unique culture and vis-a-vis the larger social context.

Qui ego sum? Who am I? and Qui tu es? Who are you? are basic human inquiries. This book discusses and sheds light on the underlying dynamics determining and shaping identity and self-image of the Mexican American as an individual and a social group. This anthology is comprised of ten essays, whose topics range from historical analysis of Mexican American identity- societys views of Mexican Americans and how these images and perceptions influence ethnic identity- the identity of Mexican American women, young children, adolescents.

It also includes discussions of the political and policy impacts of Mexican American identity in cross-cultural and Anglo American, and dominant group settings. This collection of essays places Mexican American ethnic identity in a broad context beyond the borders of the United States an into an earlier time frame. Ethnic identity is explored as both a resource for the individual and the group.

Other aspects discussed are ethnicity and ethnic identity in Mexico and Mexican America- Mexican immigrant nationalism as an origin of identity for Mexican Americans- in-group perspectives to the broader implications of ethnicity and how the larger society affects Mexican Americans and specifies the links between ethnic identity and public policy- ethnic dimensions of gender and the dilemmas of high achieving Mexican American women.

Most highly recommended. Lector.



Enter the sum





Related Archive Books



Related Books


Comments

Comments for "Mexican American Identity.":


auladefilosofia.com

©2014-2015 | DMCA | Contact us