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Mexican-Americans; problems and prospects

Joan W. Moore

Mexican-Americans; problems and prospects

by Joan W. Moore

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Published by University of Wisconsin in [Madison .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Southwest, New.
    • Subjects:
    • Mexican Americans -- Southwest, New

    • Edition Notes

      Statement[by] Joan W. Moore.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE184.M5 M6
      The Physical Object
      Pagination58 l.
      Number of Pages58
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5636893M
      LC Control Number68064618

        Truly knowing what it means to be a person of Mexican origin requires understanding the experiences of the nearly 3 in 10 ( million) Mexican-Americans . Mexican-Americans: Selected full-text books and articles. Mexicanos: A History of Mexicans in the United States By Manuel G. Gonzales Indiana University Press, .

        In another passage, Mexican Americans are linked to undocumented immigrants. Illegal immigration has "caused a number of economic and security problems in . Latinos generally, and Mexican Americans more specifically, are occupying a larger role in the nation’s present and future. “Hispanics” (two-thirds of whom are Mexican-origin) have grown by percent since , from 9 million to 53 million persons in

      Serious scholarly study of Mexican Americans in Texas goes back only to the early s. It is true that historians before that decade wrote on the Spanish colonial era (circa to ) and even touched on some aspects of Texas-Mexican life during Mexico's rule of the province (–).   Mexican Americans is a vastly intriguing book. Completely depending upon primary sources Professor Garcia lays out the peaks of success and valleys of failures the Mexican American generation encountered An exceedingly well-written book, meticulously researched and pioneering in many respects.


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Mexican-Americans; problems and prospects. [Madison, University of Wisconsin, or 8] (OCoLC) Online version: Moore, Joan W. Mexican-Americans; problems and prospects. [Madison, University of Wisconsin, or 8] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Joan W Moore.

Comprising the second largest minority group in the United States, 87% of the Mexican American population live in five states in the Southwest.

Characterized by a high birth rate, continuous immigration, and low income, the Mexicqn American population is an increasing source of concern in a welfare-oriented society.

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