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ERIC Number: EJ641807
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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ISSN: ISSN-0005-2604
The "Mexican Problem": Empire, Public Policy, and the Education of Mexican Immigrants, 1880-1930.
Gonzalez, Gilbert G.
Aztlan: A Journal of Chicano Studies, v26 n2 p199-207 Fall 2001
In the early 1900s, a central theme in many books and scholarly works about Mexico and Mexicans was the transnational "Mexican problem"--the innate political and cultural backwardness that prevented Mexico's development and modernization. These works greatly influenced both U.S. policy toward Mexico and educational policies aimed at segregating and Americanizing Mexican-origin students. (SV)
Publication Type: Historical Materials; Information Analyses; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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