ERIC Number: EJ639847
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
Political Activism, Ethnic Identity, and Regional Differences among Chicano and Latino College Students in Southern California and Northern New Mexico.
Valdez, Elsa O.
Perspectives in Mexican American Studies, v7 p69-89 2000
Surveys of 242 Hispanic students attending New Mexico Highlands University and California State University, San Bernardino, examined students' political attitudes, political activism, and attitude toward bilingual education in relation to students' choice of ethnic label (Hispanic, Chicano, or Mexican American), level of acculturation, income, and geographic location. Differing sociocultural influences in California and New Mexico are discussed. (SV)
Descriptors: Acculturation, Activism, College Students, Differences, Ethnicity, Hispanic American Students, Identification (Psychology), Mexican Americans, Political Attitudes, Political Socialization, Regional Characteristics, Sociocultural Patterns, 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
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: California