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Author Fergus, Edward, 1974-

Title Skin color and identity formation [electronic resource] : perceptions of opportunity and academic orientation among Mexican and Puerto Rican youth / Edward Fergus.

Imprint New York : Routledge, 2004.

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Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description xx, 183 p.
Series Latino communities
Latino communities.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Mapping explanations of academic variability and racial/ethnic identification -- Methods -- Portraits of self-identification -- Negotiating identification with other students and teachers -- Perceptions of life chances -- Conceptualizing and navigating the school space -- Toward an understanding of the educational implications of skin color variation.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Mexican Americans -- Education (Secondary) -- Michigan -- Detroit -- Case studies.
Puerto Ricans -- Education (Secondary) -- Michigan -- Detroit -- Case studies.
Mexican American youth -- Race identity -- Michigan -- Detroit -- Case studies.
Puerto Rican youth -- Race identity -- Michigan -- Detroit -- Case studies.
Mexican American youth -- Michigan -- Detroit -- Attitudes.
Puerto Rican youth -- Michigan -- Detroit -- Attitudes.
Urban high schools -- Michigan -- Detroit.
Human skin color -- Social aspects -- United States.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 041594970X (hardback : alk. paper)

 
    
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