Mexicans in California : Transformations and Challenges
Numbering over a third of California's population and thirteen percent of the U.S. population, people of Mexican ancestry represent a hugely complex group with a long history in the country. Contributors explore a broad range of issues regarding California's ethnic Mexican population, including their concentration among the working poor and as day laborers; their participation in various sectors of the educational system; social problems such as domestic violence; their contributions to the arts, especially music; media stereotyping; and political alliances and alignments.Contributors are Brenda D. Arellano, Leo R. Chavez, Yvette G. Flores, Ram\u00f3n A. Guti\u00e9rrez, A\u00edda Hurtado, Olga N\u00e1jera-Ram\u00edrez, Chon A. Noriega, Manuel Pastor Jr., Armida Ornelas, Russell W. Rumberger, Daniel Sol\u00f3rzano, Enriqueta Valdez Curiel, and Abel Valenzuela Jr.
- Hardback | 264 pages
- 157.48 x 228.6 x 22.86mm | 544.31g
- 11 Jun 2009
- University of Illinois Press
- Baltimore, United States
About Ramon A. Gutierrez
Ramon A. Gutierrez is the Preston & Sterling Morton Distinguished Professor of History at the University of Chicago. Patricia Zavella is a professor of Latin American and Latino studies at the University of California, Santa Cruz.