Skin Color and Identity Formation: Perception of Opportunity and Academic Orientation Among Mexican and Puerto Rican Youth (Latino Communities: ... Political, Social, Cultural and Legal Issues) by Edward Fergus

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Skin Color and Identity Formation: Perception of Opportunity and Academic Orientation Among Mexican and Puerto Rican Youth (Latino Communities: ... Political, Social, Cultural and Legal Issues)
Title:
Skin Color and Identity Formation: Perception of Opportunity and Academic Orientation Among Mexican and Puerto Rican Youth (Latino Communities: ... Political, Social, Cultural and Legal Issues)
Author:
Edward Fergus
ISBN:
041594970X
ISBN13:
978-0415949705
Size PDF:
1893 kb
Size epub:
1908 kb
Publisher:
Routledge; 1 edition (September 20, 2004)
Language:
English
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The focus of this study is on the ways in which skin color moderates the perceptions of opportunity and academic orientation of 17 Mexican and Puerto Rican high school students. More specifically, the study's analysis centered on cataloguing the racial/ethnic identification shifts (or not) in relation to how they perceive others situate them based on skin color.

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