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Political socialization of Chicano children a comparative study with Anglos in California schools by F. Chris Garcia

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Published by Praeger in New York .
Written in English



  • California.


  • Mexican American children -- California,
  • Political socialization -- Case studies

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Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 242-255.

Statement[by] F. Chris Garcia.
SeriesPraeger special studies in U.S. economic, social, and political issues
LC ClassificationsF870.M5 G37
The Physical Object
Paginationxxi, 255 p.
Number of Pages255
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5292549M
LC Control Number72012973

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F. Chris Garcia (born Ap ) is an educator, scholar, researcher, author, public opinion pollster and higher education administrator. From , he served as the president of University of New Mexico. Garcia was the first native New Mexican Hispanic to serve as a college dean, academic vice-president and president at the University of New Mexico. Results of Political Socialization Political socialization is generally the process of acquiring and changing the culture of one's own political environment. Political socialization is measured through the use of indexes, the most important of which are political efficacy, political trust, citizen duty. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Guzman, Ralph C. Political socialization of the Mexican American people. New York: Arno Press, (OCoLC) The s was a turbulent decade in American history, fraught with conflicts over isssues from Civil Rights to the war in Mexican American Civil Rights Movement, one of the least studied social movements of the s, encompassed a broad cross section of issues—from restoration of land grants, to farm workers rights, to enhanced education, to voting and political rights.