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By Rodolfo F. Acuña

This publication makes use of a micro-narrative constitution to discover the attack at the collective reminiscence of Mexican american citizens within the Southwest usa from 2010–2016. those groups’ survival is determined by their histories and identities, that are being quick erased by means of gentrification and dispersal, neoliberalism and privatization. This factor is such a lot obvious within the schooling process, the place Mexican American scholars obtain inferior educations and shortage entry to better schooling. warding off the overly-theoretical macro-narrative, this booklet makes use of case reviews 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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