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El ser racializado: el concepto de raza en las experiencias autobiográficas de Richard Rodriguez y Kevin R. Johnson

Abstract Race is a complex system founded on social ideologies that categorize and evaluate human beings into different groups based on their visible characteristics (e.g., skin color) that, according to this notion of race, indicate a person's personal traits (e.g., intelligence). The concept of race has been an integral part of American society since the ratification of the United States Constitution in the late 18th century. Early on, the practice of race within American society established one particular group as the norm: the White Anglo-Saxon Protestant. By the late 19th and early 20th centuries, the distinctions among racial groups essentially came down to "white" and "nonwhite." Consequently, certain social inequaliti... (more)
Created Date 2014
Contributor Mancillas, Jorge E. (Author) / Rosales, Jesús (Advisor) / Hernández-Gutiérrez, Manuel J (Advisor) / García-Fernández, Carlos J (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Literature / Ethnic studies / Hispanic American studies / Identity / Kevin R. Johnson / Mexican American / Race / Realist Theory of Identity / Richard Rodriguez
Type Masters Thesis
Extent 97 pages
Language Spanish
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Note M.A. Spanish 2014
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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