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Author Agius Vallejo, Jody, author.
Title Barrios to burbs : the making of the Mexican American middle class / Jody Agius Vallejo.
Published Stanford, California : Stanford University Press, 2012.
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 Floor2  E184.M5 A64 2012    IN LIBRARY
Description xiv, 231 pages ; 24 centimeters
Content Type text
Format volume
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Class, assimilation, and Mexican Americans -- Mexican Americans yesterday and today -- From the barrio to the Middle America : divergent class backgrounds and pathways into the middle class -- Family obligations, giving back, and middle-class individualism -- Mexicans or coconuts : middle-class minority and American identities -- Ethnic professional associations and the minority culture of mobility -- Conclusion : the new American middle class.
Subject Middle class Mexican Americans.
Mexican Americans -- Social conditions.
Social mobility -- United States.
ISBN 9780804781398 (cloth : alk. paper)
0804781397 (cloth : alk. paper)
OCLC number 778314622