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ERIC Number: EJ1074028
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015-Oct
Pages: 15
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-1538-1927
Targets but Not Victims: Latina/o College Students and Arizona's Racial Politics
Mendez, Julian J.; Cabrera, Nolan L.
Journal of Hispanic Higher Education, v14 n4 p377-391 Oct 2015
This study examines the experiences of 18 Latina/o students attending the University of Arizona in the wake of SB 1070 (anti-immigrant) and HB 2281 (anti-Mexican American Studies). Students experienced a hostile campus climate; however, many channeled their frustrations into political engagement. Findings indicate that despite anti-Latina/o legislation and a hostile campus racial climate, students do not necessarily become racial victims. Practitioners should create opportunities for students to engage in dialogue, which critically analyzes racial policies.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Arizona
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