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Mexican Americans in transition

Harvey M. Choldin

Mexican Americans in transition

migration and employment in Michigan Cities.

by Harvey M. Choldin

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Published by Michigan State University, Agricultural Experiment Station, Rural Manpower Center, Dept. of Sociology in East Lansing .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mexican Americans -- Economic conditions.,
  • Agricultural laborers, Mexican -- Michigan.

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[By] Harvey M. Choldin [and] Grafton D. Trout.
    ContributionsTrout, Grafton D., Michigan State University. Agricultural Experiment Station., Michigan State University. Rural Manpower Center., Michigan State University. Dept. of Sociology.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 412 p.
    Number of Pages412
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14076072M

      It also links Mexican-Americans to undocumented immigrants, saying illegal immigration has “caused a number of economic and security problems” in the U.S. that include “poverty, drugs, crime.   Mexican Americans are the fastest growing immigrant population in the U.S. and will continue to be significant contributors to the diverse social fabric of the country. This book examines the Mexican American cultural traditions, families, demographics, political participation, and societal impact.

      Critics of the book point out the Aztec dancer, while indicative of 14 th century Mexico, has nothing to do with Mexican Americans. Inside the book, the Author: J. Weston Phippen.   Mexico was first populated more t years ago before the Spanish conquered and colonized the country in the 16th century. In , Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla, a .

    The "Great Migration" of the early s was a response to the development of the Southwestern economy, especially the agricultural industry; farming required a large number of workers; immigration authorities looked the other way as increasing numbers entered the United States; Mexicans were directed towards low-wage laboring jobs in agriculture; Gonzales uses a composite immigrant figure to. Mexican-American movement throughout the southwest. It protested against the Vietnam War and sending American recuits to Vietnam. The movement also promoted the social unjustice towards the Mexican-Americans.


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