Assault on Mexican American Collective Memory, 2010–2015: by Rodolfo F. Acuña

By Rodolfo F. Acuña

This e-book makes use of a micro-narrative constitution to discover the attack at the collective reminiscence of Mexican americans within the Southwest usa from 2010–2016. those groups’ survival is determined by their histories and identities, that are being fast erased by means of gentrification and dispersal, neoliberalism and privatization. This factor is so much obvious within the schooling method, the place Mexican American scholars obtain inferior educations and absence entry to better schooling. keeping off the overly-theoretical macro-narrative, this booklet makes use of case stories and micro-narratives to signify attainable alterations and activities to deal with this factor. It additionally explores how the erasure of Mexican american citizens’ heritage and identification mirrors society as a whole.

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