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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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  1. Cover Page
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  1. Mexican Americans in a Dallas Barrio
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  1. Mexican Americans in a Dallas Barrio
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  1. Title Page
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  1. Mexican Americans in a Dallas Barrio
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  1. Copyright Page
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  1. Mexican Americans in a Dallas Barrio
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  1. Mexican Americans in a Dallas Barrio
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  1. Preface to the Fifth Printing
  2. pp. xi-xviii
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  1. Preface
  2. pp. xix-xx
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  1. Introduction. Entering the Barrio
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  1. 1. La Bajura: The Barrio Setting
  2. pp. 19-46
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  1. 2. Dallas, Texas: The City as Context
  2. pp. 47-68
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  1. 3. Growing Up and Growing Old: Some Notes on the Life Cycle
  2. pp. 69-84
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  1. 4. Crossing The Bridge: Institutions Linking La Bajura to Dallas
  2. pp. 85-112
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  1. 5. Varying Values: Adaptation and Change in the Barrio
  2. pp. 113-135
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  1. 6. Challenge and Response: Interactions With the Urban Ecosystem
  2. pp. 137-154
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  1. Epilogue. Going Home
  2. pp. 155-157
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  1. Appendix A. A Review of the Literature and Some Theoretical Concerns
  2. pp. 159-176
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  1. Appendix B. The Formal Questionnaire
  2. pp. 177-186
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  1. References
  2. pp. 187-195
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  1. Index
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Additional Information

ISBN
9780816538782
Related ISBN
9780816506347
MARC Record
OCLC
1143753768
Launched on MUSE
2020-03-11
Language
English
Open Access
Yes
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