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Mexican Americans or Coconuts? Middle-Class Minority and American Identities

in Barrios to Burbs: The Making of the Mexican American Middle Class

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804781398
eISBN:
9780804783163
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804781398.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

A comparison of middle-class Mexican Americans from different class backgrounds and generations will reveal the nuances of ethnic identity. According to traditional assimilation theorists, ... More


A Disaffection (1989)

Simon Kővesi

in James Kelman

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719070969
eISBN:
9781781701041
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719070969.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter studies A Disaffection, one of Kelman's novels that feature a character with a working-class background. Unlike the protagonists of the other novels, however, A Disaffection's Patrick ... More


Anarchists as individuals: a micro-structural analysis

Dana M. Williams

in Black Flags and Social Movements: A Sociological Analysis of Movement Anarchism

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781526105547
eISBN:
9781526132215
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526105547.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

The goal of this chapter is to explore the micro-level characteristics of anarchists. How do anarchists today identify socially and politically? What is the class composition of anarchist movements? ... More


Origins, 1951–1969

Jean W. Cash

in Larry Brown: A Writer's Life

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604739800
eISBN:
9781604739862
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604739800.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter illustrates how Larry Brown emerged from a troubled, working-class background, and how he rose to success through a combination of personal determination and talent, clear insight into ... More


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