Manufacturing Hope and Despair: The School and Kin Support Networks of U.S.-Mexican Youth

Manufacturing Hope and Despair: The School and Kin Support Networks of U.S.-Mexican Youth
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ISBN10: 
0807741086
ISBN13: 
9780807741085
Pages: 
332
Published: 
August 1st 2001 by Teachers College Press
Rating: 
3.86

Relying on ethnographic and statistical data, this volume documents the many constraints and social forces that prevent Mexican-origin adolescents from constructing social networks, and thus social support. The role of social networks in shaping young people's chances is illuminated.

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