"In this provocative analysis, the sociologist and legal scholar Laura E. Gomez offers a compelling argument for the unique racial status of Mexican Americans, significant (and increasing) proportions of whom identify as nonwhite her steady focus and original approach make Manifest Destinies essential reading for scholars of race in America."-"Journal of American History","Rezension:
"In her discussion of the role of law in the creation of Mexican Americans as a racial group Gomez tells a convincing story of conquerors manipulating the conquered."-"The Santa Fe New Mexican"
„Über diesen Titel“ kann sich auf eine andere Ausgabe dieses Titels beziehen.
Buchbeschreibung NEW YORK UNIVERSITY PRESS Okt 2007, 2007. Buch. Buchzustand: Neu. 229x157x20 mm. Neuware - Traces the origins of Mexican Americans as a racial group in the United States, paying attention to shifting meanings of race and law in nineteenth century. This title explores the paradox of Mexican American racial status as entailing the law's designation of Mexican Americans as white and their social position as non-white in American society. Englisch. Artikel-Nr. 9780814731741