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Barrios to Burbs - a book by Vallejo, Jody

Barrios to Burbs

The Making of the Mexican American Middle Class

Barrios to Burbs( )
Author: Vallejo, Jody
ISBN:978-0-8047-8866-3
Publication Date:Jul 2013
Publisher:Stanford University Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $24.95
Book Description:

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...
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Pages:248
Detailed Subjects: Social Science / Social Classes
Social Science / Ethnic Studies / Hispanic American Studies
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 0.8 Inches

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