Mexicans in California

Mexicans in California : Transformations and Challenges

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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.show more

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  • Paperback | 264 pages
  • 149.86 x 226.06 x 20.32mm | 430.91g
  • University of Illinois Press
  • Baltimore, United States
  • English
  • New
  • 0252076079
  • 9780252076077

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.show more

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