Assault on Mexican American Collective Memory, 2010–2015: by Rodolfo F. Acuña

By Rodolfo F. Acuña

This ebook makes use of a micro-narrative constitution to discover the attack at the collective reminiscence of Mexican americans within the Southwest usa from 2010–2016. those groups’ survival is dependent upon their histories and identities, that are being fast erased via gentrification and dispersal, neoliberalism and privatization. This factor is such a lot obvious within the schooling process, the place Mexican American scholars obtain inferior educations and absence entry to better schooling. averting the overly-theoretical macro-narrative, this ebook makes use of case reports and micro-narratives to indicate attainable adjustments and activities to deal with this factor. It additionally explores how the erasure of Mexican american citizens’ heritage and identification mirrors society as a whole.

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