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Mexican Americans in a Dallas barrio

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University of Arizona Press , Tucson
Mexican Americans -- Texas -- Dallas, Assimilation (Sociology), Dallas (Tex.) -- Social condi

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Dallas (Tex.), Texas, Da

StatementShirley Achor.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsF394.D219 M52 1978
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 202 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4552917M
ISBN 100816506345, 0816505330
LC Control Number77022434

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An edition of Mexican Americans in a Dallas barrio () Mexican Americans in a Dallas barrio. This book vividly describes day-to-day barrio life in Dallas. Achor’s portrayal of the residents challenges stereotypes of traditional Mexican American culture and southwestern barrio life.

Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, as part of the Humanities Open Book Program funded jointly by the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Andrew W. Book Description: Vividly describes the beauty and pain of day-to-day barrio life in Dallas. Achor's portrayal of the residents challenges long-accepted stereotypes of traditional Mexican American culture and Southwestern barrio life.

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Originally published inthis book vividly describes day-to-day life in Dallas's La Bajada neighborhood. Shirley Achor’s portrayal of the residents challenges stereotypes of traditional Mexican American culture and southwestern barrio life. This project also includes a new essay by Lydia R. Otero titled “Reflecting on Shirley Achor's Mexican Americans in a Dallas Barrio Forty.

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The author is highly sensitive and sympathetic to her subjects; thus her portrayal successfully captures a good deal of the sense of Mexican-American 'lived experience.' Patterns of discrimination against the barrio inhabitants by Anglos and the nature of the barrio community are lucidly.

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