ERIC Number: EJ639845
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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Power, Borders, and Identity Formation: Understanding the World of Chicana/o Students.
Perspectives in Mexican American Studies, v6 p142-67 1997
A study examined the role of different arenas of identity in the formation of overall social identities by Chicana/o students. Surveys and interviews with over 150 Chicana/o high school and college students showed that those areas in which social difference and a lack of power became apparent crystallized their identities. (TD)
Descriptors: College Students, Ethnicity, High School Students, High Schools, Higher Education, Hispanic American Students, Mexican Americans, Personality Development, Power Structure, Qualitative Research, Racial Bias, Racial Discrimination, Self Concept, Social Environment, Student Attitudes, Student Surveys
University of Arizona, Mexican American Studies & Research Center, Economics Building, Room 208, Tucson, AZ 85721-0023; Tel: 520-621-7551 (subscription for 2 issues: ind. $25.00, inst. $35.00, foreign ind. $28.00, foreign inst. $44.00; back issues: $15.00).
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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