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Title: Améxica: de México, por la frontera y al norte : exploring the axis of 21st century Mexican and U.S. identities through printed and visual millenial rhetorical mediums
Author: Thomas, Kaitlin Elizabeth
ISNI:       0000 0004 7432 354X
Awarding Body: University of Birmingham
Current Institution: University of Birmingham
Date of Award: 2018
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This dissertation delves into re-casted, re-negotiated, and emergent U.S. and Latino perspectives that are resulting from trans-border cultural and national fusion and undocumented Mexican immigration to the U.S. between the years 2000-2015. Five cultural products-- newspaper headlines, literature, music, political cartoons, and memes-- as produced by Mexican individuals on one side of the U.S.-Mexican Border and undocumented individuals on the other, who are part of the millennial generation, are considered against fossilized notions of gender, race, class, and national identity to determine if and how millennial Mexicans and millennial undocumented individuals are leveraging specific cultural tokens to be tools of defiance and to promulgate a re-writing of self.
Supervisor: Not available Sponsor: Not available
Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
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Keywords: HT Communities. Classes. Races ; JV Colonies and colonization. Emigration and immigration. International migration ; PC Romance languages